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Potato Cultivation

Potato Cultivation

En las Islas Canarias crecen las últimas herederas directas de las papas traídas de América por los españoles y las únicas que sobreviven en el viejo mundo.  Una cosecha de algunas azucenas negras. (Cortesía: El País)
The last direct descendants in Europe of the potatoes brought directly from America by the conquistadors are grown in the Canaries. These potatoes have evocative names, like 'black lily' and stand out for their sweet flavor.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Red potato harvest in Pearsall, TX (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
Black Gold Farms started harvest of the 2019 fresh crop of Texas colored potatoes earlier this week. According to the company, the first run fields have indicated that the quality will be better than ever.
Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019. Under the slogan 'The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food'
Not surprisingly, potatoes from Hungary are running out. (Courtesy: Infostart)
Hungary hasn't been self-sufficient in the potato market for a long time, but the price of potatoes in February was still extraordinary.
Potato processing factory to be built at Ol Kalou
A potato and vegetable processing plant will be built soon in Ol Kalou town. The factory, a collaboration of the Department of Correctional Services and Nyandarua county government, will mitigate post-harvest losses ...
Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varietals. (Courtesy: Cultivate Michigan)
Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varieties.
Ocurrió en la pequeña localidad del partido de Benito Juárez. La papa gigante fue más sorpendente por su tamaño que por su peso, ya que gran parte del ejemplar era hueco. (Cortesía: Todo Provincial)
Las imágenes son sorprendentes. La súper papa tiene el tamaño de una bolsa de 20 kilos. Sin embargo, su peso fue de 3,8 kilos ya que gran parte de este ejemplar era totalmente hueco.
Director General de Patatas Meléndez, Francisco Javier Meléndez (Cortesía: Agronews Castilla y León)
El director general de Patatas Meléndez, Francisco Javier Meléndez, habla de cómo se plantea el año para uno de los sectores tradicionalmente más 'agitado' de la agricultura española.