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Potato News from Bhutan

In Bhutan, potato farmers have seen the price of potato transport double and have no options but to take it. While the yield is good this year, farmers supplying potatoes from the six eastern dzongkhags to the auction yard in Samdrupjongkhar say tran...
Saturday, November 5, 2011
With more and more villages getting connected with farm roads, the Samdrupjongkhar auction yard is experiencing an increase flow of potatoes, according to officials. Food Corporation of Bhutan manager Purna Tamang in the border town said the potato su...
Thursday, August 18, 2011
As the potato season draws to an close, farmers from Trashigang, the largest potato cultivating dzongkhag in eastern Bhutan, are rushing off to trade their last remains of the season in a bid to obtain the best price.But fluctuations in the price of po...
Monday, November 17, 2008
On July 16, farmer Sonam Tshering, 55, from Paro, went down to Phuentsholing with 23 sacks of potato, optimistic of earning a good sum. He thought of how he would be able to meet the expenses of his two sons, both monks at Ramjam Rinpoche dratshang in ...
Monday, July 21, 2008