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Potato News from Armenia

Potato harvest in Armenia increases to 210.000 tonnes
As of September 5, Armenian farmers had harvested 210,000 metric tons of potato - 40,000 tons more than the year before, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. The land used for potato cultivation increased this year by 771 hectares to a total of 34,077 hectares.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Armenia ready to export 10,000 tons of seed potato to Russia - See more at: http://arka.am/en/news/business/armenia_ready_to_export_10_000_tons_of_seed_potato_to_russiavvv/#sthash.BSPqYhon.dpuf
Armenian potato growers are able to export up to 10 thousand metric tons of seed potatoes to Russia, Hrachya Berberyan, head of the Agrarian and Peasant Union said recently.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
A man sells potatoes in the street outside the central market in Yerevan, Armenia. Courtesy: FAO/Johan Spanner
Over the last two years, Armenia’s potato exports have risen considerably and now exceed the countries potato import.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Chairman of the Agrarian-Peasant Union of Armenia Hrachya Berberyan said that potato price at the local market is expected to double in spring 2012 to reach AMD 350-400 per kilo. This will be conditioned by the summer drought that resulted in loss of 4...
Monday, October 24, 2011
Armenia plans to maintain the volume of export of potato in 2011 on the level of 2010 in the amount of 3723 tons and even increase the indicators, said Deputy Agriculture Minister of Armenia Robert Makaryan on Thursday. He did not make any forecasts ...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
 Armenia
The total potato crop harvested in Armenia the past season will exceed the demand in the domestic market, according to the Minister of Agriculture in Armenia, Gerasim Alaverdyan. "The current potato cultivation area in Armenia is 33,000 hectares w...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010