Plant seed potatoes now and you’ll be digging up your own buried treasure in just a few months.
September 17, 2020
While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. We came across this article on how to grow potatoes in your backyard in New Zealand - if you are not a farmer - with some local tips and variety references
National Potato Council's annual meeting moved to late February in D.C.
September 17, 2020
The National Potato Council’s annual meeting, which typically is held the day following Potato Expo in January, has been moved to Washington, D.C. to coincide with the Potato D.C. Fly-In in late February.
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.
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.
Previstos Menores Rendimientos en patata en Salamanca
September 14, 2020
La sectorial de patata de la organización agraria ASAJA Salamanca se reunió la pasada semana, con la presencia del presidente regional Donaciano Dujo, y constató que la campaña avanza en la provincia con un 15 por ciento de patata arrancada de una superficie sembrada de 4.209 hectáreas, cifra ligeramente inferior a la del año pasado.
The WSU study estimates the reduced potato acreage lowers production by 13% or 729,120 tons of potatoes, equivalent to the weight of about 76 Space Needles.
September 11, 2020
A WSU study has estimated the 2020 economic losses from potato production and processing in Washington. The demand shocks of COVID-19 resulted in a hit of roughly $1 billion dollars in gross state product.
Call on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
September 09, 2020
The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period.
Colorado's Skyline Potato starts 2020 on optimistic note
September 09, 2020
Just days before his Center, CO, operation kicked off its 2020 San Luis Valley potato season, Skyline Potato Co. General Manager Les Alderete said he was optimistic about the overall market situation and the coming year.
P.E.I. farms post best cash receipts in a decade
September 04, 2020
Crop sales in first half of 2020 topped CAD 200M despite COVID-19 pandemic. It has been on the wild side, but 2020 has started out well for Prince Edward Island farmers.
Ample supplies of medium and small size potatoes on the market in Idaho
September 04, 2020
The Idaho potato harvest has started. For Eagle Eye Produce, the harvest kicked off in central Idaho during the first week of August with their russet potatoes.
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