Idaho Potato Crop of 2017 valued at $1.2 billion, a 22.7% increase!
March 06, 2018
The USDA reported the preliminary estimated value for the Idaho® Potato crop of 2017 at USD 1.2 billion, a 22.7% leap from the previous year.
Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa
March 06, 2018
Un libro publicado por el Banco Mundial cuenta cómo los agricultores andinos venden sus variedades de papas nativas a mejores precios, gracias al trabajo del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y sus socios.
Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by fall potato price
March 05, 2018
Potato growers of the Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh are worried that they might not be able to recover the production cost due to sudden drop in the prices of the vegetable in the ongoing harvesting season.
Amount of stored potatoes in Europe high compared to previous years
March 01, 2018
The North-Western European Potato Growers report on volume and condition of the potatoes still in storage
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019
February 27, 2018
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until January 1, 2019. The measure is intended to eliminate the shortage of potatoes in the domestic market and to curb rising prices
Indian government announces roadmap to stabilize prices of potatoes, onions and tomatoes.
February 20, 2018
Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the Indian federal government was planning to draw a sustainable roadmap to keep soaring prices of staples tomato, onion and potato under control.
Punjab to export potato to Russia and Middle East
January 21, 2018
Four months after farmers dumped potatoes on road in Mohali and other parts of the Indian state Punjab, seeking remunerative price for their potato crop, state government has allowed the staple food’s export to Russia and the Middle East.
Struggling Potato Growers in Kenya turn to Contract Farming
January 14, 2018
To deal with climate pressures, potato growers in Kenya are turning to contract farming to earn more money and get better seed.
Termina el paro en Perú pero cuestionan la solución del Gobierno
January 13, 2018
Después que el Gobierno se comprometiera a adquirir el excedente de la producción, los productores de papa terminaron el paro iniciado 72 horas antes. Sin embargo, el Instituto Peruano de Economía y otros especialistas critican esta medida.
With 40% cold stores in Punjab flooded with old crops, potato glut likely this year too
November 18, 2017
Potato farmers in the Indian state Punjab are headed for another season of dwindling profits because the cold storage facilities are still flooded with old crop - and several other states are in a similar situation.