South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months
October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.
Intersur Produce Cada Daño más de 100.000 Toneladas de Patatas en España y Francia
October 19, 2020
La empresa sevillana Intersur 2011 y la compañía albaceteña Agromar Hispana han creado el grupo Intersur, que produce ya más de 100.000 toneladas de patatas con destino a empaquetadores que las venden a los supermercados.
Russian Federation increased potato exports by 36 percent
October 16, 2020
In the first nine months of this year, Russia exported 254,8 thousand tons of potatoes (food and seed), which is almost 36% more than in the same period last year.
The Pre-Sprouting Crates From Bekuplast in Action: The Anrather Spargelhof in Willich Uses These Boxes.
October 16, 2020
With regard to potatoes, pre-germination is crucial for good growth. Pre-sprouting enables growers to achieve higher yields and start harvesting up to 6-8 weeks before 'normal' potatoes. It is important that the potatoes are evenly exposed and ventilated.
Report: The potato value chain in Morocco
October 16, 2020
The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.
First True Potato Seed (TPS) Trial of Solynta and Solidaridad in Mozambique Shows Great Potential
October 16, 2020
A first pilot using True Potato Seed (TPS) in Angonia District, Tete province in Mozambique, conducted by Solidaridad and Solynta shows great potential to drastically improve and innovate potato production in Mozambique.
Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick
October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
Maine, US: Drought shrinks Aroostook County potato yields
October 15, 2020
This year’s potato harvest was met with an unrelenting drought that diminished crops and tied up water resources for Aroostook County, Maine farmers.
Brexit reality dawns for Irish potato growers
October 14, 2020
The potato trade has been warned to have all seed potatoes for next year’s crop imported from Britain by December 31. A trade notice issued by the Irish Department of Agriculture said imports of 'certified seed and ware potatoes' from Britain will be prohibited from the end of 2020 when the UK leaves the EU.
La Cosecha de Papa en Tucuman, Argentina con Protocolos Sanitarios
October 14, 2020
El gobernador, Juan Manzur, visitó la localidad Argentina de Los Sarmientos, en Aguilares, donde constató y valoró las normas con que se lleva a cabo la recolección.
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