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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.
Ecuador: Se reduce la producción de papa en Tungurahua
August 02, 2022
La producción de papa de Tungurahua dejó de abastecer a mercados de otras ciudades desde hace tres años de manera definitiva. La paratrioza fue una de las causas para interrumpir el proceso.
How can we improve soil health in potato cropping systems?
August 02, 2022
Minimizing soil disturbance is one of the key tenets promoted to build soil health in agricultural systems. Many farmers across the country have adopted reduced and no-till systems to build soil carbon, a central component to healthy soils.
Norte de Castilla: Las altas temperaturas castigan la producción de patatas, cuyos arranques son generalizados
August 01, 2022
Los arranques de patatas en las variedades tempranas ya se han generalizado en Castilla y León. Colombas, ágatas o algunas rojas son los pintorescos nombres de la mercancía que, a día de hoy, está en el mercado.
Simplot suggests 24 Low-Cost Sustainability Tactics to Restaurants
July 27, 2022
The drive for greater sustainability in restaurants remains one of the industry’s hottest trends in 2022. Fully 55% of U.S. consumers say they have shifted their purchase behavior to be more sustainable.
Potato farmers in Rwanda upbeat about new variety
July 26, 2022
Potato farmers have welcomed the government’s on-going trials on the use of agricultural biotechnology in producing a new Irish potato variety resistant to the devastating late blight disease.
Peak of the Market Ltd. contributes CAD 100,000 toward University of Manitoba research chair in potato sustainability
July 26, 2022
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce a $100,000 contribution towards creating a Research Chair in Potato Sustainability at the University of Manitoba.
S V Agri solves the problem of Potato Seeds faced by the Indian farmers
July 25, 2022
A program of signing the MoU was organized in the conference hall of Maharana Pratap Horticulture University, Karnal. Siddhi Vinayak Agri Ltd. Hemant Gaur, Managing Director, Vice Chancellor Prof. Samar Singh was welcomed with a bouquet of flowers.
In shift away from plastic, Pringles replaces plastic cap of 53 g pack with foil laminate seal
July 24, 2022
Snack brand Pringles has had a change to the packaging of its 53g varieties, with the plastic cap removed and replaced with a foil laminate seal, made by Sonoco.
Soiltech Wireless - provider of an affordable soil moisture sensor - completes USD 2.5M Funding Round
July 23, 2022
Soiltech Wireless, a leader in remote crop monitoring and traceability from farm to transport and storage, has completed its seed funding round of USD 2.5 million. Homegrown Capital was the leader in this round along with Great North Ventures