The National Potato Council of Kenya and Corteva Agriscience have embarked on plans to increase yield among smallholder farmers from 7 tonnes to 20 tonnes per hectare.
September 25, 2020
The partnership targets to introduce new technologies and train smallholder farmers on how to improve potato yields through the use of quality seeds, resilient varieties, disease management and post-harvest management.
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Meijer Potato celebrates its 100th anniversary
September 23, 2020
This year Meijer Potato celebrates its 100-year anniversary with staff, customers and seed potato growers.
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.
Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI
September 19, 2020
Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.
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.
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. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.
Potatoes are offloaded at the Folson Farms washplant in East Grand Forks.
September 09, 2020
The potato harvest is now underway in the Red River Valley. Yields are all over the board ranging from poor to excellent. Most of the fields with poor yields were damaged by heavy rain that fell on, and around June 30th.
All Hail the Rise of the Climate - Smart Potato
September 08, 2020
The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in 2019, as people from Vietnam to Kenya, the Peruvian Andes to Rwanda produced a wide variety of the root vegetable, helping feed an estimated 1.3 billion people who rely on them as a staple food.
ntrevista con Juan Manuel Coello, director de operaciones de Patatas Meléndez.
September 07, 2020
Entre los proyectos que Patatas Meléndez tiene en materia de innovación figura el de alargar la campaña de Castilla y León hasta los meses de febrero y marzo. Entrevista con Juan Manuel Coello, director de operaciones de Patatas Meléndez.
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