Dirk Garos y Paul O'Connor, de Restrain: 'Nosotros tenemos la mejor alternativa al CIPC, cuya fecha límite se acerca'
September 28, 2020
El 1 de enero de 2020 se prohibió el uso de CIPC en la Unión Europea. La fecha límite para, entre otras cosas, el almacenamiento de patatas con CIPC se ha fijado en el 8 de octubre de 2020.
Cómo conservar las patatas y que duren más tiempo
September 28, 2020
Si quieres almacenar las patatas del modo correcto y evitar que les salgan brotes, aquí te vamos a dar los mejores trucos para que no se estropeen.
Milestone Digital Transformation Agrico: New Website Live
September 28, 2020
For potato cooperative Agrico 2020/2021 is the season of its digital transformation. The first major milestone in this process is the new www.agrico.nl website that was launched last week.
Kurdistan's Potato Farmers Protest Cheap, Banned Imports
September 28, 2020
Farmers dumped their potatoes in front of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s agriculture ministry in Erbil on Thursday, protesting banned imports that have pushed their produce out of the market.
Australia’s leading potato supplier will invest AUD 35 million in a new potato packing facility at Parilla, 210 kilometres east of Adelaide in South Australia’s Mallee.
September 28, 2020
The Pye Group's multi-million-dollar investment in its Parilla Premium Potatoes and Zerella Fresh brands will help feed growing demand for potatoes in Australia. It will inject an estimated AUD 42 million into the regional Mallee economy and create 40 new local jobs.
Francia: 'Un inicio de campaña centrado en las exportaciones para el mercado de la patata de conservación'
September 28, 2020
La demanda de patatas en el mercado francés es actualmente moderada. De hecho, los operadores están cubiertos con contratos de entregas de cosechas y el consumo sigue siendo relativamente escaso en este inicio de mes de septiembre a nivel nacional.
The National Potato Council of Kenya and Corteva Agriscience have embarked on plans to increase yield among smallholder farmers from 7 tonnes to 20 tonnes per hectare.
September 25, 2020
The partnership targets to introduce new technologies and train smallholder farmers on how to improve potato yields through the use of quality seeds, resilient varieties, disease management and post-harvest management.
Norway expects larger potato harvest this year
September 25, 2020
Test digs in week 35 is cause for optimism among Norwegian potato farmers. Forecasts estimate the national potato harvest to be 15% higher than last year. And 11% higher than the 2002-2019 average.
The plant on the left is untreated and the fungi are clearly visible. The right plant was treated with the acid, the fungus could not cause any damage.
September 25, 2020
Widespread fungal disease in plants can be controlled with a commercially available chemical that has been primarily used in medicine until now. This discovery was made by scientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of the State of Paraná in Brazil.
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
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