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Potato Cultivation

Drift reduction? Syngenta helps you to do it in an easy way...
Plant protection products should end up where they belong. Drift must be reduced to maximum. To help growers in a good application, Syngenta has developed the action 'Go Low - Go Slow - Get covered'.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Belgian Potato Equipment manufacturer AVR announces new dealers in Canada
AVR bvba, a Belgian manufacturer of agricultural potato equipment, has enlarged its dealer network in Canada with 3 new dealers offering their entire range of equipment.
Friday, November 9, 2018
NEPG estimates potato harvest 2018
The total potato harvest in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France in 2018 will be at least 20 percent lower than last year, according to the latest estimates of the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG).
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Mongolia says it can fully secure domestic demand for potato, wheat
Mongolia can now fully secure its domestic demand for wheat and potatoes, the country's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry said Monday.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Prince Edward Island potato growers at the mercy of the elements
A cold spring, dry summer and wet fall are the recipe for a late end to the potato harvest on Prince Edward Island. It may take until mid November before all farmers are finished.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Bill Watts joins AHDB as Knowledge Exchange Manager focused on Potatoes
Bill Watts has joined AHDB as Arable Knowledge Exchange Manager (Potatoes) for the West Midlands, South West and Wales.
VTA trial potato harvest in The Netherlands confirms lower yield expectations
Test trials by VTA in the Netherlands reveal an average yield of 47.088 kg per hectare, compared to 58,507 kg/ha in 2017. This means that the yield per hectare is 19.5% lower than the previous season and 12.5% lower than the 5-year average.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018