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Farmers fight for potato pay as Simplot records $62m profit
Tasmanian potato growers say Simplot is not paying them enough for their vegetables, as they negotiate a new contract with the vegetable processing giant.
Potato acreage in North-western Europe increased
Based upon a provisional estimation of the NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) the area in the 5 largest potato countries increased to 609.000 ha of consumption potatoes, a 2.4% increase.
Potato Farmers Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
This year, the potato harvest in Bangladesh was about 150% of what the domestic need is. As a result prices have crashed and despite the high yields, farmers suffer as the can not sell their product.
Potatoes now worth one billion dollars to New Zealand economy
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Potatoes in Slovakia became more expensive at half the price compared to last year. (Courtesy: Pixabay / Felvidek)
Potatoes in Slovakia have become more than 50% more expensive than last year, reports Eva Sadovská, analyst at the Slovak Farmers Association (SFD).
Potato crops left to rot in Western Australia amid flooded market and low prices
Potato growers near Pemberton in Western Australia have been forced to leave more than a thousand tonnes of potatoes on the ground to rot because of oversupply and crippling low prices.
Lage opbrengst leidt tot een goed financieel jaar voor pootaardappelhandelaar HZPC Holland
Seed potato supplier HZPC Holland has established the expected prices it will pay to its growers and the organisation expects to pay its Dutch growers a record price of € 41,- per 100 kilo
East Idaho Potato growers barely break even, according to University of Idaho report.
Idaho potato farmers are getting paid about the same amount for their spuds as they're investing in raising them, according to a University of Idaho Extension agricultural economist's report, presented during the Idaho Potato Conference.