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Voigt: 2019 Crop Not Large, But Great Quality
As potato harvest starts to wrap up across the Northwest, how does the 2019 crop look?
Potato shortage looms on Prairies
Potato processing plants in Manitoba and Alberta may not run at full capacity this winter. About 20,000 acres of potatoes were in the ground in Manitoba as of the middle of October, and growers needed two weeks of favourable weather to harvest the crop.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Insufficient seed inspectors lead to potato seeds scarcity –RAB
Rwanda needs about 35,000 tons of quality potato seeds to cover 25 percent of total cultivated land in each growing season. The targeted quantity to fill the existing gap is 60 percent despite persisting challenges.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Crop Systems to show improved Smartstor storage controller at British Potato (BP2019)
UK Storage systems provider Crop Systems Limited is adding new features to its SmartStor® controller, which will help users reduce storage costs, while improving their ability to manage stores remotely on mobile devices. See it at BP2019!
Tomra Food, Compac y BBC Technologies Muestran Nuevas e Innovadoras Soluciones en Fruit Attraction 2019
TOMRA Food, junto a Compac y BBC Technologies, ambas pertenecientes al Grupo TOMRA Food,mostraron sus novedades en la Feria Internacional del Sector de Frutas y Hortalizas, FruitAttraction, que celebró su 11ª edición en IFEMA.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Perú: La producción de papa se incrementó 21.7 % en agosto de este año
According to the 'Peru: Departmental Economic Panorama' technical report of the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI), which was based on information provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI).
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Key Technology Promotes Daniel Leighty to Global Vice President of Sales
Daniel Leighty has been promoted to Global Vice President of Sales. Leighty is now responsible for Key’s worldwide sales organization to bring the company’s high performance digital sorting, conveying and process automation systems to the market.
NEPG countries see modest potato production due to below average yields
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have released a new potato production estimate for consumption potatoes in the leading 5 North-Western potato countries. If all potatoes will be lifted totally about 26.9 million tons will be harvested.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019