Potato market - Ukraine plans to ban imports from Russia
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.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
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.
Romain Cools: 2020 could well become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
September 21, 2020
Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.
Taking a look at UK's chipping markets from a supply and demand perspective.
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.
More than 64 thousand tons of potatoes processed in the Moscow region
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.
Potato harvest in full swing in North-western Europe; Average Yields expected.
September 14, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the overall consumption potato yields are on 5 years average level.
The WSU study estimates the reduced potato acreage lowers production by 13% or 729,120 tons of potatoes, equivalent to the weight of about 76 Space Needles.
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.
Call on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
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.
Potatoes are offloaded at the Folson Farms washplant in East Grand Forks.
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.
The West Bengal state government (India) has a plan in place to curb spike in prices of potatoes
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.
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