Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling
April 15, 2021
According to Vandamme, mechanical cooling is an excellent basis for long-term storage of potatoes without loss of quality. In addition, cooling, in combination with 1,4SIGHT, is a suitable alternative to chlorpropham as a sprout inhibitor.
INIA Remehue da a conocer recomendaciones para la cosecha y almacenamiento de papa
April 12, 2021
En momentos en que los productores se encuentran cosechando y almacenando sus papas, el Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA) recuerda algunas consideraciones a tomar en cuenta para tener éxito en esta faena.
Storing potatoes long-term: ambient (outside air) vs refrigeration
March 31, 2021
Storing potatoes long-term is challenging, especially so if you rely on ambient ventilation. In the UK it is seldom possible to hold crops at optimum temperature in ambient stores beyond early May. Can refrigeration help?
Potato Europe 2021 theme resonates: 'What's Now, What's New and What's the Future'
March 01, 2021
With the event theme 'What's Now, What's New and What's the Future', PotatoEurope 2021 promises to provide insight into current developments in the potato industry as well as a look at the future of the sector.
West Bengal allows cold storages to buy 1 Million tons of potato
February 23, 2021
Predicting a bumper harvest of potato this season, the West Bengal Cabinet on Monday decided to allow cold storage owners to purchase at least 10 lakh (1 Million) metric tons of tuber from farmers at a fixed price, so that they do not have to suffer losses, a senior official said.