News on Potato Cultivation from China
China: Frozen French Fry Exports Exceed Imports
July 18, 2023Fresh potato production for MY 2022/23 (September to August) is forecast at 93 million metric tons (MMT), a small decrease from the estimated 95 MMT produced in MY 2021/22 owing to reduced acreage.
NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology
March 20, 2023As the potato-planting season approaches, baby potatoes from northwest China's Xiji County are making their way to the fields of farmers across the country's major potato-producing area.
Challenges and opportunities for potato company HZPC in China
February 28, 2023Exceptional weather conditions, strict corona measures and political elections. Potato company HZPC has been involved in China since the beginning of this century, but as in the Netherlands, every year is different.
Growing potatoes in rice paddies is a sustainable intensification in Southern China
January 25, 2022With approximately 19% of the global population and just 9% of the world’s arable land, China has long sought to improve food production and, in recent decades, potatoes have played an increasingly important role in that quest.
Frozen French Fries Production in China Expands
October 04, 2021In a recent report USDA-FAS forecasts a fresh potato production in China of 94 million tons for marketing year 2021/22. This is a 5% decrease from the estimated 99 million tons in the previous year, a result of decreased acreage.
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
August 24, 2020On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually.
Across China: Hi-tech Potato Industry Boosts Poverty Alleviation
August 19, 2020The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
Patatas holandesas de baja calidad: los comerciantes sudamericanos miran hacia China
August 21, 2019Recientes declaraciones de Kuncan Zhu, gerente de la empresa china Shandong YSC Import & Export Co., Ltd
La labranza y el acolchado son clave para el cultivo de papa en China
December 12, 2018Según un estudio de la Universidad de Ningxia en Yinchuan, dichas técnicas mantienen la humedad del suelo y mejoran la tasa de emergencia de las plántulas.
Soil tilling, mulching key to China’s potato crop
November 30, 2018Rong Li and colleagues at Ningxia University in Yinchuan, China set out to discover if different tilling and mulching practices could improve soil moisture - and potato yields - in the Loess Plateau.