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Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
Three Belgian organisations, ILVO, HOGENT and TRIAS help a local Peruvian agricultural cooperative and university to optimize the semi-industrial production of their traditional tuntas - white freeze-dried potatoes (Chuño)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Chile: La ola de calor no causó daños graves en los cultivos
Luis Miquel, Gerente del Consorcio Papa Chile, hace una buena proyección del mercado de la papa. Afirma que las altas temperaturas del verano no han sido una catástrofe, y califica al año de normal.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Reino Unido: Cambio climático pondría en peligro a la papa
El futuro de uno de los alimentos básicos preferidos del Reino Unido, la papa, podría estar en peligro debido a que el cambio climático afecta las zonas dónde crece, dijeron científicos de la Universidad de Leeds.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms imports millions of pounds of potatoes to P.E.I.
Prince Edward Island French Fry Manufacturer Cavendish Farms is importing a larger than usual amount of potatoes from other parts of Canada and the United States to make up for a local shortfall in supply.
Papas híbridas podrían salvarnos de la hambruna
Científicos del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) están usando papas silvestres para desarrollar variedades climáticamente resistentes. Esto a raíz del eminente cambio climático que afectará a millones de pequeños agricultores del Perú.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The potato crop in Europe: New data from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain
That the potato harvest this year in Europe was well below average due to extreme weather conditions is well known by now. I this article we present some recent data from Great Britain, The Netherlands and Spain that further clarify the situation
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Engie Refrigeration presents its 'Mechanical Ventilation Only' Potato Storage system at Interpom | Primeurs
ENGIE Refrigeration has developed a storage system based entirely on mechanical refrigeration, which allows maintaining the same storage conditions throughout the year.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Agrico warns: 'Considerably less seed potatoes available for export'
During the annual potato variety show at Agrico the topic of discussion was not limited to unique varieties on display. The impact of the excessive heat and drought this season on the seed potato market was also a hot topic.