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Potato Cultivation

Potato Cultivation

Potato Europe attracts wide audience
Growers, suppliers, grubbing demonstrations - everything to do with potatoes. That is what the latest edition of Potato Europe was all about. This year, this trade show was held in Doornik/Tournai, Belgium on 4 and 5 September.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
NEPG estimates upcoming potato harvest on almost 5 years average level
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates the forecasted potato harvest 2019 between 27 and 27,3 million tons for the 5 leading potato countries. This is 3% more than the 5 years average and 12% more than last year.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Scotts Prepares for Biggest British Potato Presence
Scotts Precision Manufacturing is aiming to finish its record-breaking year in style with its largest-ever presence at British Potato 2019. The Lincolnshire manufacturer of vegetable harvesting equipment will have two stands at the Harrogate show.
P.E.I. potato growers look to new varieties to help with climate change
Researchers are working on new varieties of potatoes that they hope will help growers on P.E.I. cope with the effects of climate change. Some of the newest varieties were at the Agriculture Canada research station in Harrington, P.E.I.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Grower
Guest Farms Ltd. of Holmesville was named the 2018-2019 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 46th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 22.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
The French company Select’Up joins Europatat
Europatat warmly welcomes the French company Select’Up specialised in growing, importing and exporting potatoes, who joined the Association at the beginning of the year.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
World Potato Congress Inc partner of the African Potato Association at the triennial conference in Kigali, Rwanda
During his presentation at the official opening of the 11th African Potato Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, World Potato Congress President Romain Cools announced the continuous effort of his organization to be a partner of the African potato sector.