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NPC Launches New 'Eye on Potatoes' Podcast
Kicking off the 12th annual Potato Expo, held Jan 14-15 in Las Vegas, the National Potato Council announced the launch of its new podcast, 'Eye on Potatoes'. The podcast in available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
Record-Breaking 2019 for Scotts Precision Manufacturing
One of Britain's leading designers and manufacturers of vegetable harvesting machinery has reported a record number of sales in 2019. Scotts Precision Manufacturing sold 70 Evolution separators last year, 20 more than its previous high.
Mahi Pono to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop
Mahi Pono is planning to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop. The company donated nearly 30,000 pounds of red, white and yellow potatoes of their test crop to local food banks.
In Ireland, 5% of the potatoes is still to be dug.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) estimates that 5% of the potato crop across the country remains in the ground. That said some farmers have a lot more acres remaining than others, depending on the weather they were greeted with in the past few months.
The FAO Food Price Index soared to a 5-year high in December
FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 181.7 points in December 2019, up 4.4 points (2.5 percent) from November, marking the third month of consecutive increase.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Belgapom: Maximum effort required to remove CIPC from potato storage sheds
Entering a new era in potato storage: Belgapom has formulated its position on how to handle chlorpropham as of the 2020 harvest.
Potato Crop Cyprus affected by rain
Potato cultivation in a key area of Cyprus - an exporter of 'New Potatoes' to several European countries is - is seriously affected by rain storms.
Gran demanda de patatas francesas por parte de España
Antoine Geysels, director de Top’Pom detalla que es más difícil que de costumbre vender lotes de calidad media desde el principio de la campaña.