Potato News from Italy
FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in October
November 15, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 135.9 points in October 2022, virtually unchanged from September, with the price indices of all the covered commodity groups, except cereals, down month-on-month.
FAO Food Price Index drops for the sixth consecutive month
October 10, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 136.3 points in September 2022, down 1.5 points (1.1 percent) from August, marking the sixth monthly decline in a row.
FAO Food Price Index drops for the fifth consecutive month in August
September 05, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 138.0 points in August 2022, down 2.7 points (1.9 percent) from July, registering its fifth consecutive monthly decline. Despite the latest drop, the index remained 10.1 points (7.9 percent) above its value a year ago.
After Millennia of Agricultural Expansion, the World Has Passed Peak Agricultural Land
August 23, 2022
Humans have been reshaping the planet’s land for millennia by clearing wildlands to grow crops and raise livestock. As a result, humans have cleared one-third of the world’s forests and two-thirds of wild grasslands
La FAO impulsará el mapeo de nutrientes del suelo en Centroamérica y África subsahariana
August 08, 2022
Una contribución de USD 20 millones de parte de los Estados Unidos de América catalizará un uso más eficiente de los fertilizantes. Los fondos se utilizarán principalmente para realizar mapas específicos de nutrientes del suelo para sistematizar y mejorar los mapas de suelos existentes.
FAO Food Price Index registered a steep drop in July
August 05, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 140.9 points in July 2022, down 13.3 points (8.6 percent) from June, marking the fourth consecutive monthly decline.
Harvesting early and yields below average for La Patata dal Cuore Veneto in Italy
July 11, 2022
The main obstacle in this area is drought, as it rained very little in the winter making the potato harvest particularly difficult and costly, further affecting production costs that are already 30% higher than they used to be.
The FAO Food Price Index drops for the third consecutive month in June
July 08, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 154.2 points in June 2022, down 3.7 points (2.3 percent) from May, marking the third consecutive monthly decline, though still 29.0 points (23.1 percent) above its value a year ago.
The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May
June 03, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 157.4 points in May 2022, down 0.9 points (0.6 percent) from April, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.
FAO Food Price Index retreated slightly in April from the all-time high registered in March
May 06, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 158.5 points in April 2022, down 1.2 points (0.8 percent) from the all-time high reached in March, though still 36.4 points (29.8 percent) above its value in the corresponding month last year.