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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar March 31, 2021 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time – “Late Blight: 175 years of experience. What have we learned? An update.” presented by Albert Schirring, Bayer AG The World Potato Congress is very pleased to present its next webinar on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 with Albert Schirring, Strategy Lead…

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Franz Grimme, honorary citizen of Damme (Germany) and owner of the GRIMME Group, turns 75 on 3 March this year. In 1970, at the age of 24, he joined GRIMME after successfully completing his studies in mechanical engineering and business administration in Cologne and Pforzheim. Together with his father of the same name, he managed…

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The World Potato Congress Inc.’s (WPC) Board of Directors is very pleased to announce TriCal Group as its newest Platinum Sustaining Partner. President & CEO Romain Cools stated:”TriCal Group is a wonderful addition to our family of Sustaining Partners. Welcome TriCal Group!” “We are ecstatic to be a Platinum Sustaining Partner and part of the…

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Willie Jacobs took over the leadership of Potatoes South Africa (PSA) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after Dr. André Jooste, who as part of his career planning, left the organization after 9 years. Initiatives established by Dr. Jooste are highly regarded and supported by industry. Under Dr. Jooste’s leadership, valuable research was done not only…

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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar February 18, 2021 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time – “Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges” with Dr. Peter VanderZaag The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Thursday, February 18, 2021 with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada…

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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar January 14, 2021 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time – “The Impact of Climate Change on Removing Energy from a Potato Storage with an Ambient Air Ventilation System” with Todd Forbush The World Potato Congress is very pleased to present its next webinar on January 14, 2021 with Todd Forbush,…

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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar December 15, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time – “Developing the Pipeline from Genomics to New Products” with Dr. Mark Taylor The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on December 15, 2020 with Dr. Mark Taylor, Co-leader of Potato Genetics and Molecular Physiology, The…

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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar November 12, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time – “Above and Below Ground: Diseases threatening sustainable potato production” with Professor Jacquie van der Waals The World Potato Congress is very pleased to be beginning its Fall webinar series on November 12, 2020 with Professor Jacquie van der Waals from…

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Las organizaciones Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress Inc.), Europatat y la Federación Irlandesa de la Papa (Irish Potato Federation) lamentan comunicar el aplazamiento del Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress – WPC) y del Congreso de Europatat, previstos para mayo-junio de 2021 en Dublín, Irlanda. La decisión se ha tomado…

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