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Potato Cultivation

Potato Cultivation

AVR shows new digging unit at Potato Europe 2019
At the upcoming Potato Europe in Kain, Belgium, agricultural machinery manufacturer AVR is presenting its new quick-change digging unit. As of 2020, this option will be available on all 2-row trailed AVR harvesters.
Avebe potato harvesting season starts
Following an unpredictable cultivation season, the Avebe production locations have now started up again. The first potatoes are ready to be delivered at the locations in Gasselternijveen (NL) and Dallmin (Germany).
Thursday, August 29, 2019
El Principado, dispuesto a levantar la prohibición de plantar patatas, tras el control de la plaga
Las restricciones de plantación de patata por la plaga de la polilla parece que tocan a su fin. Si no hay cambios, se podrían levantar las restricciones por la plaga de la patata para recoger cosecha el próximo año.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Los altos rendimientos marcan la campaña de patata en Castilla y León
Los altos rendimientos marcan la campaña de patata en Castilla y León donde los precios de las variedades de lavado se mantienen estables entre los 0,20 y los 0,25 euros.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Eleven new potato varieties approved for commercial cultivation in Pakistan.
The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended 11 new potato varieties for commercial cultivation in Pakistan.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Potato organizations seek to leverage potatoes to address malnutrition in Africa
Potato organizations on Monday called for deliberate efforts to increase potato and sweet potatoes production for sustainable nutritious food systems in Africa.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Maara kai – reinvigorating Māori Food Sovereignty through potatoes in New Zealand
As we wound our way down to Port Levy, New Zealand, although only an hour from Christchurch city, it felt a world away. The turquoise waters of the harbour as still as glass, under the mid-afternoon Winter sun.