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Saturday, May 25, 2024

New Export Outlet for Potatoes

Robert Devlin and Philip Meade Jr of the Meade Potato Company supervising the loading of a 1,500 tonne consignment of potatoes for export...

Teagasc Seeks Licence for Research on GM Potatoes

An application by Teagasc to the Environmental Protection Agency for a licence to conduct research on the potential impact of genetically modified (GM)...

Potatoes Contain Less Fat than Pasta or Rice

Shane McEntee TD has responsibility for Horticulture within the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. He told the recent Irish Farmers’ Association/Teagasc...

Potatoes, Fruit and Vegetables – Incredibly Healthy

Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles 2012 was officially launched recently by Mr Shane McEntee, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and...

Teagasc Applying to Field Test GM Potatoes as Part of EU Research Study

Teagasc are applying to the EPA for a licence to undertake a series of field studies using GM potatoes resistant to potato late...

Fewer Farmers Growing Potatoes in Kerry

THE past decade witnessed a big drop in the number of farms in Kerry growing potatoes, from 330 in 2000 to 41 in 2010,...

Irish Potatoes Aim to ‘Roost’ in Europe

Six Irish potato marketing companies are participating at the world’s leading trade fair for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry this week. Bord...

IFA Potatoes Information

Domestic Market Information for November. Reported volume trade is steady around the country with local and harvest supplies still dominating the market. Rooster...

Disease Resistant Potatoes a Step Closer

Scientists have succeeded in unravelling the entire genetic code of the potato, the first major UK crop to be fully sequenced, leading to...

Minister of State McEntee Reviews Progress at One of Ireland’s Leading Distributors of Potatoes,...

Shane McEntee TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has visited the headquarters of Meade Potato Company...


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