Romain Cools: 2020 could well become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
September 21, 2020
Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.
Las cuadrillas están formadas por entre 6 y 12 personas
September 21, 2020
Aunque ya se están recogiendo algunos campos, para el inicio de la campaña de la patata aún queda entre una semana y 10 días. Será entonces cuando arranque una época de especial actividad en Coristanco y vayan llegando los temporeros.
Sercom launches Wireless System to control Potato Storage
September 21, 2020
Early last year, Sercom developed a wireless system, based on radiographic technology, to connect field stations in the horticulture and e.g. potato storage cells up to a distance of 5 kilometres (3 miles) apart.
Incertidumbre en la patata, que tiene demanda la de lavado pero están atascadas las de saco.
September 21, 2020
La campaña de patata va 'bastante adelantada' en Castilla y León, según describe Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de Appacyl. Los calores de agosto han secado los cultivos antes de lo previsto.
Potato Processing equipment specialist Kiremko sells 30 STRATA Invicta® steam peelers in 30 months
September 18, 2020
Kiremko is proud to announce that they have sold 30 of the best steam peelers on the market in just over 30 months’ time. Made in Europe and the US, supplied globally.
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape.
September 18, 2020
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape. The cropmap shows the main crop type on each individual field cultivated in the 2020 growing season and is openly available via an interactive online viewer.
Taking a look at UK's chipping markets from a supply and demand perspective.
September 17, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic hitting the UK domestic potato trade, we have estimated a 1% drop year-on-year in the GB potato area for 2020/21, with the provisional area standing at 119Kha.
Dewulf updates its R3060 potato harvesters
September 17, 2020
Dewulf, full-liner in machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, have fitted their renowned R3060 series sieving harvesters with several updates. Every new R3060 is now equipped with a brand new, more environmentally friendly Scania Stage V engine.
Andrei Travnikov, Governor of the Novosibirsk Region (left) and Neil Sturrock, President of PepsiCo Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia (right) unveil the first stone of Pepsico Russia's Novosibirsk plant.
September 17, 2020
Pepsico Russia has officially started the construction of a savory snack plant in Novosibirsk, its third such plant in Russia. The plant will start production end 2021 and produce Lays potato chips and 'CrunchTeam' croutons.
More than 64 thousand tons of potatoes processed in the Moscow region
September 16, 2020
The Moscow region is the leader in potato processing in the Russian Federation in the first half of this year. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture and Food Andrei Razin.
21st EAPR Triennial Conference – change of date and location!
September 14, 2020
As you know the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing dynamically. Due to the pandemic and for the safety of our participants we have decided to postpone the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference further. The new Conference date is July 12-16, 2021.
Potato harvest in full swing in North-western Europe; Average Yields expected.
September 14, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the overall consumption potato yields are on 5 years average level.
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