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Studying The Potato's Water Needs for More Efficient Irrigation
As countries expand agriculture to feed the population of approximately 9.7 billion forecasts for 2050, the FAO estimates that irrigated farming will need to increase by more than 50%.
Las papas de Toto retan a la sequía
La mezcla del agua agrícola del CAAF con la procedente de la desaladora propia es la forma de ahuyentar tres años de sequía que practican Marisa Díaz Armas y Ramón Torres Martín, el matrimonio que desde hace doce años planta papas en Toto.
Analyst Insight: How tight does the GB potato market look?
This autumn has been the wettest across England since 2000 and the fifth wettest on record. These conditions have hampered lifting across GB, with progress particularly slow in Yorkshire and the North of England.
International Potato Technology Expo Returns to Charlottetown in February
The International Potato Technology Expo returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown February 21-22, 2020. The event welcomes those who grow and package potatoes, as well as leading suppliers from across the Maritimes and beyond.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Rains keep Manitoba potato growers on edge
Manitoba potato growers are hoping the 2019 harvest isn’t a repeat of 2018. Harvest has been delayed in many areas after 50 to 125 millimetres of rain has fallen since Sept. 20.
Monday, September 30, 2019
More bad weather? Potato farmers will take a rain check
Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, says he hopes potato fields will be able to absorb a lot of the moisture from Tuesday's rain. Island potato farmers are hoping Tuesday's heavy rain isn't a sign of things to come.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Could a Polish shortfall benefit the UK packing market?
Potato production likely to be significantly below average in both Poland and Czech Republic. Germany, their main source of imports, may not be able to meet the increased export demand due to growing regions remaining in drought. Opportunity for UK.