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We are pleased to provide the following list of upcoming potato industry events.

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National Seminar on Emerging Problems of Potato

Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla (India) in collaboration with Indian Potato Association is organizing a two day “National Seminar on Emerging Problems of Potato” at Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, on 1-2 November 2014. The theme of the Seminar is “Revisiting R&D portfolio in the context of emerging problems of potato” and the presentations will be made in the various sessions, which are; Crop improvement, Crop production and IC Technologies, Seed technology, Post-harvest management and diversified utilization, TOT, market intelligence and exports, and Plant protection.

The aim is to bring potato growers, researchers, academicians, service providers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders involved in the production and utilization of potato at one platform to deliberate on the issues and challenges ahead to enhance the production of potato in India.


2014 PAA Annual Meeting

98th Annual Meeting
July 27-31, 2014
Spokane, Washington
Hosted by Washington State University 




September 3rd & 4th, 2014, Bockerode near Hanover, Germany

Exhibition – Trial Fields – Machinery Demonstrations

  • Innovations and trends for potato production on the stands of exhibitors in the trial field, on the Campus Grass and in the tent hall
  • Europe’s largest machinery demonstration with flanking commentary presenting 9 planting machines, 9 lifters and 5 loading lines!
  • Compact technical information at the Crate Handling Information Centre and at the lecture event on risk management in marketing
  • Good market overview of varieties, fertilizers and plant protection agents, production methods, services, farm inputs and capital investment goods