September 23, 2020
To support domestic potato growing, the Ministry of Economy plans to ban the import of potatoes from Russia, introduce consultations with the phytosanitary service, and introduce state support for processing.
September 22, 2020
As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
September 21, 2020
Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.
September 17, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic hitting the UK domestic potato trade, we have estimated a 1% drop year-on-year in the GB potato area for 2020/21, with the provisional area standing at 119Kha.
September 16, 2020
The Moscow region is the leader in potato processing in the Russian Federation in the first half of this year. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture and Food Andrei Razin.
September 14, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the overall consumption potato yields are on 5 years average level.
September 11, 2020
A WSU study has estimated the 2020 economic losses from potato production and processing in Washington. The demand shocks of COVID-19 resulted in a hit of roughly $1 billion dollars in gross state product.
September 09, 2020
The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period.
September 09, 2020
The potato harvest is now underway in the Red River Valley. Yields are all over the board ranging from poor to excellent. Most of the fields with poor yields were damaged by heavy rain that fell on, and around June 30th.
September 04, 2020
The Kolkata state government (India) had given seven days time to potato traders to lower its wholesale price to Rs 22 per kg so that it can be sold at Rs 25 per kg.