Argentina (Buenos Aires): Costo de Producción de Papa Spunta. Enero 2020
January 20, 2020
La producción de papa es una actividad intensiva que requiere de una importante inversión por unidad de superficie y que tiene un impacto significativo en las economías regionales donde se produce.
2020 Potato contract negotiations underway
January 07, 2020
Negotiations are underway for next year’s potato grower contracts in Washington.
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.
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.
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
November 03, 2018
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Colombia moves ahead with anti-dumping tax on the import of frozen french fries
November 02, 2018
According to a news release of the Colombian government an anti-dumping duty is recommended on the import of frozen potatoes from companies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Medidas ‘antidumping’ a la importación de papa congelada
November 01, 2018
El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia, recomendó imponer, en forma definitiva, derechos antidumping a las importaciones de este tipo de papa procedente de Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania.
Potatoes Annual Summary: 2017 US Potato Production Up Slightly
September 18, 2018
Earlier this month, USDA-NASS published its annual report 'Potatoes 2017 Summary; September 2018'. The 2017 data indicate a slight increase of the total potato production in the United States compared to the previous year.
USDA buys large amount of red potatoes to increase the market price
July 02, 2018
Red Potato Farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota helped out by a $3 million in purchase of red potatoes for nutrition assistance programs through U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).
Mexico Puts Tariffs on US Frozen Potato Products in Response to Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
June 13, 2018
Effective immediately frozen potato products entering Mexico from the United States under Harmonized code 2004.1 will be assessed a 20% tariff.