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Canada’s Agricultural Exports Climbed 13.8 Per cent in 2020

Despite challenging times for agricultural exports, Canada reported it's highest year-over-year increase for exports at 13.8 per cent in 2020, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) says in its latest trade report released Oct. 26.

Enforcing Plant Breeders’ Rights with the Help of Satellites

Suppose one day it is possible to distinguish the most important Plant Breeders’ Rights protected potato varieties (or a variety of any other species) anywhere in the world by using remote sensing technology, and that it even is possible to distinguish seed potato fields from ware potato fields of a certain variety.

Here’s the Latest on what’s Happening with Seed Regulatory Modernization

Roy van Wyk is a busy man these days. As co-chair of the Seed Regulatory Modernization (SRM) Working Group, he’s looking ahead to this winter as a possible time when the public could get an update on the task teams and working group progress and to provide additional input into the future of the seed regulatory system.

Pandemic Reopening Has Businesses Panic Buying Fries

Prices for french fries have jumped as tight spud supplies and pandemic restrictions being eased have driven up demand, the May 27 issue of...

Belgium to Host First In-person European Potato Industry Event

Belgium will host INTERPOM in-person from Nov. 28 to 30, marking the first in-person event for the European potato industry since the pandemic started,...

European French Fry Producers’ Market Dips During Pandemic

European french fry trade has struggled throughout the pandemic, the May 20 issue of North American Potato Market News (NAPM) says. Challenges have been larger...

Canada’s Agricultural Exports Climbed 13.8 Per cent in 2020

Despite challenging times for agricultural exports, Canada reported it's highest year-over-year increase for exports at 13.8 per cent in 2020, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) says in its latest trade report released Oct. 26.

Enforcing Plant Breeders’ Rights with the Help of Satellites

Suppose one day it is possible to distinguish the most important Plant Breeders’ Rights protected potato varieties (or a variety of any other species) anywhere in the world by using remote sensing technology, and that it even is possible to distinguish seed potato fields from ware potato fields of a certain variety.

Here’s the Latest on what’s Happening with Seed Regulatory Modernization

Roy van Wyk is a busy man these days. As co-chair of the Seed Regulatory Modernization (SRM) Working Group, he’s looking ahead to this winter as a possible time when the public could get an update on the task teams and working group progress and to provide additional input into the future of the seed regulatory system.

Pandemic Reopening Has Businesses Panic Buying Fries

Prices for french fries have jumped as tight spud supplies and pandemic restrictions being eased have driven up demand, the May 27 issue of...

Belgium to Host First In-person European Potato Industry Event

Belgium will host INTERPOM in-person from Nov. 28 to 30, marking the first in-person event for the European potato industry since the pandemic started,...

European French Fry Producers’ Market Dips During Pandemic

European french fry trade has struggled throughout the pandemic, the May 20 issue of North American Potato Market News (NAPM) says. Challenges have been larger...