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Potato News from Karnataka

TOMRA Launches Customer Service Center In Bengaluru, India
TOMRA Food has opened a new customer service center in Bengaluru, India as part of its efforts to improve the organizations’ responsiveness to all its stakeholders.
Potato Processing Equipment Manufacturer Vanmark opens production plant in India
Vanmark, a potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has announced a new facility in Bengaluru, India, expanding its capabilities in the Southeast Asia food processing market.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Potato Growers in Hassan losing hope of good returns as lack of rain results in poor germination
Within 30 days into potato cultivation this year, growers in Hassan, Karnataka are losing hope of good returns in their field. The poor germination is linked by experts to the lack of rainfall.
35 New Potato Varieties to be released in Karnataka in the next three years
The Hassan Horticulture Research Extension Station of the University of Horticultural Sciences-Bagalkot (UHS-B) in Karnataka, India, is all set to introduce 35 new varieties of potatoes in the next one to three years.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Delayed monsoon trouble for potato growers in Hassan, Karnataka
Lack of rain has left potato growers of Hassan - a district in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka in distress.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Wholesale merchants in Karnataka have started selling their stock of over 30,500 tonnes of potato seeds brought from Punjab.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The horticulture department and Krishi Vignana Kendra had organised a demonstration of spraying pesticides in Narasipura in the wake of spread of blight disease for potato crop under Salagame hobli in the taluk recently.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Potato farmers have lost lakhs of rupees due to destruction of potato crop by a bout of blight, yet, they are yet to receive any relief money from the Agricultural Department.
Friday, November 26, 2010
Owing to the fear of blight, many farmers are shying away from cultivating potato. Last year, potato was grown on 50,000 hectares of land in the district, but the crop on 35,000 hectares was affected by blight, and farmers lost Rs. 300 crore as a res...
Sunday, June 14, 2009