News on Potato Prices
En ocho años el salto de calidad dado por el cultivador de patata es espectacular
July 17, 2019
De la mano del Director de Operaciones de Patatas Meléndez, Juan Manuel Coello, AgroNews ha visitado una de las parcelas en las que Santiago Domínguez, uno de los agricultores de referencia para el sector ha iniciado los arranques.
Farmers fight for potato pay as Simplot records $62m profit
July 08, 2019
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
June 11, 2019
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 in Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
May 31, 2019
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.
Potato prices in Slovakia up by more than 50%
May 09, 2019
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
April 24, 2019
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.
Low potato yields result in a excellent financial performance for seed potato supplier HZPC
March 10, 2019
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.
January 29, 2019
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.
Potato cooperative Agrico reports progress to its members
December 23, 2018
Last week, potato collective Agrico held its central general members’ meeting. At this well attended meeting, the annual report 2017/2018 was presented and new board members were appointed.