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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bruselas aprueba un plan búlgaro de 29 millones de euros para ayudar a ganaderos y productores de patatas afectados por el coronavirus.
August 31, 2020
La Comisión Europea ha aprobado un plan búlgaro de aproximadamente 29 millones de euros para ayudar a los agricultores que crían rumiantes grandes y pequeños y a los productores de patatas afectados por el brote de coronavirus.
Francia: 'Esperamos unos meses complicados en el mercado de la patata.'
August 31, 2020
'El mercado de la patata está bastante pesado en este momento, con más oferta que demanda, debido a la precocidad de las recogidas en Beauce y a que el consumo en los hogares sigue siendo limitado.'
Salamanca: La poca patata a la venta 'salva' el inicio de una campaña difícil.
August 31, 2020
Cerrada parte de la hostelería, de momento hay demanda aunque los precios son bajos. Ya ha comenzado a arrancarse la patata sembrada en la segunda tanda.
Context of the 2019 campaign, COVID-19 and consequences for the 2020 campaign
August 25, 2020
Covid-19 has shaken up all predictions and profoundly changed the fundamentals of the 2019 campaign in France and the rest of Europe. On the French fresh market, it has meant a revival in terms of household consumption.
El secreto de las patatas fritas belgas que debes conocer
August 24, 2020
Responden al nombre de 'frites' – cuidado con llamarlas French fries- y cualquiera que las prueba cae rendido a la sencillez de sus encantos.
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