Welcome to AuSPICA

An independent provider of Seed Potato Certification
and other services to the Australian Potato Industry

WHO WE ARE

AuSPICA is the authority responsible for the seed potato certification schemes in Victoria, South Australia and Northern New South Wales (Guyra).

Since 1995 AuSPICA, as an incorporated association, has worked with a consortium of National potato industry stakeholders to the benefit of members and the Australian potato industry.

In January 2010 AuSPICA took over the operation of the minituber seed production facility, now known as Toolangi Elite.

The head office of AuSPICA is at the Toolangi Research Station which is is a 52 ha farm that has a long history for high health plant production and propagation.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
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OUR VISION

The Vision of AuSPICA is to increase the profitability of the Australian potato industry through the production of high quality potatoes.

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Seed Potato Certification

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The AuSPICA seed potato certification scheme has a considerable role in the production of high quality seed stocks for the Australian potato industry.

Services

MORE THAN JUST CERTIFICATION

While seed potato certification remains at the core of our business, AuSPICA also provides a range of other professional services to the Australian potato industry.

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AuSPICA Newsletter

Newsletter – July 2020

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Click here to view the AuSPICA Newsletter for July Edition, 2020 Please send in grower…

AuSPICA Seed Potato Labels – What Do They Mean?

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AuSPICA uses four different coloured labels which are used to identify different end uses &…

COVID-19 update

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AuSPICA has policies and procedures in place to ensure effective service provision during the COVID19…

Vale David Montgomery: A leader of the potato industry

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AUSPICA Knowledge Hub

Knowledge Topics range from seed handling and hygiene to seed storage to information on potato diseases. This knowledge is curated from world leading individuals in the industry.

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