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Belgapom and VAVI respond to commotion in potato sector
The warm and dry weather of recent months has caused a commotion in the potato sector in Northern Europe. This is why representatives of both the Dutch and Belgian potato sectors came together to discuss the situation and to voice their concerns.
El pivot del futuro: riega, monitorea el suelo y genera energía
El INTA de Argentina avanza en la construcción de un innovador sistema de riego que haría más sustentable la gestión del agua en el campo.
Potato growers propose pan-European approach to resolve contract issues with processors due to extreme weather
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) conclude that the potato production this year in North-Western Europe will be much lower than average and that quality issues will be a main challenge.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Potato company RD Offutt halts agricultural expansion in Minnesota
RD Offutt, the largest potato producer in Minnesota, is backing away from a controversial expansion in the State just south of the Mississippi River headwaters after state regulators insisted on an environmental study of the potential contamination of groundwater.
Cavendish Farms closes Fresh Pack Facility on PEI - not enough potatoes on the island
Cavendish Farms announced today that they will close their fresh pack facility in O’Leary, Prince Edward Island due to the limited availability of potatoes on Prince Edward Island
Potatoes stop growing in parched earth
David Rodgers, growing potatoes in normally lush and fertile North Co Dublin says the unprecedented conditions over recent weeks – from an exceptionally cold spring to a record-breaking hot summer – have forced his potato plants into “shutting down”.
German Potato Processing Industry Association expects crop shortage due to drought
The German Association of Fruit, Vegetables and Potato Processing Industry (BOGK) expects that the potato harvest in Germany and Europe will be significantly reduced in quantity, as well as quality compared to the previous year due to the long ongoing drought and heat wave.
The next frontier: potato and precision agriculture
Potato cultivation has a number of quirks that make it both a prime candidate for precision agriculture and a little different than other crops