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Expiration of anti-dumping tariffs on fries leaves South African potato industry vulnerable
July 28, 2021
Anti-dumping tariffs on frozen French fries imported from the Netherlands and Germany have expired, leaving the South African potato industry vulnerable to ‘dumping’.
España: Fin de la campaña de la patata en Mallorca
July 27, 2021
Sa Pobla cuenta todavía con 45 payeses profesionales en activo. Sin duda, la patata es el cultivo mayoritario y el motor de la economía local, especialmente debido a la exportación de este tubérculo a lugares como Gran Bretaña, receptor por excelencia del tubérculo mallorquín.
Venezuela: La papa que se consume en su mayoría viene de Colombia
July 20, 2021
Camiones tras camiones, cargados de papa, cruzan la frontera colombo-venezolana para surtir el mercado nacional, ya que la producción de ese tubérculo en Venezuela bajó considerablemente.
Potato harvest North-western Europe will depend more on production per ha than reduction in planted area
July 18, 2021
The total potato area within the NEPG zone (EU-04) has been reduced by 4,7%. Potato area in EU-04 declines from 522.300 ha to 497.700 ha (-24.600 ha). There was a decrease in all countries, but most in Belgium and the Netherlands.
US pushes Mexico for approval of GM crops, access to potato market
July 12, 2021
The United States pressured Mexico on Wednesday to allow genetically modified crops into the country and to open up access to U.S.-grown potatoes. Trade talks were held Wednesday in Mexico City.
Brexit fightback: UK bans EU seed potato imports in snub at Brussels
July 12, 2021
A trade row between Brussels and London threatened to erupt tonight after UK ministers banned the import of seed potatoes from EU countries in a victory for Scottish farmers.
Potato cultivation in the Netherlands in 2021: Less acreage overall, but more for seed and starch potatoes
July 08, 2021
According to this year’s agricultural census, the Netherlands has almost 529 thousand hectares of land devoted to arable farming. This is 1.8 thousand ha (0.3 percent) more than in the previous year.
Jersey Royals: Cut exports to highlight the quality
July 01, 2021
Farmers may have to cut the volume of Jersey Royal potatoes grown in a season if the Island’s biggest agricultural crop is to maintain its premium status, an industry leader has said.
Indian Government removes restrictions on potato imports from Bhutan
July 01, 2021
With retail potato prices rising sharply over April and May, the government of India has decided to permit the import of Potatoes from Bhutan without any license up to June 30, 2022.
Progress Potato Crop Canada: Update June 23, 2021
June 29, 2021
The potato crop in Canada is in varying stages - from emergence to touching between rows. Potato growers everywhere are optimistic for the good growing conditions needed to move this crop in its early life stages.