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Farmers: Ammonia gas leak from cold storage destroys potato crop in 4 villages
An ammonia gas leak from a cold storage plant near Agra (UP, India) has caused damage to potato crops across four nearby villages, affecting some 500 farmers in the area.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Potato Production in China to rebound this marketing year
According to a GAIN-report prepared by the USDA staff in Beijing, China’s fresh potato production in marketing year 2017-2018 is forecast at 97 million metric tons, a five percent increase from the estimated 92 million metric tons in the previous year.
Monday, January 1, 2018
With 40% cold stores in Punjab flooded with old crops, potato glut likely this year too
Potato farmers in the Indian state Punjab are headed for another season of dwindling profits because the cold storage facilities are still flooded with old crop - and several other states are in a similar situation.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Potato production in Bamyan, Afghanistan increases 15 percent to 350,000 tonnes this year
Bamyan, the largest potato producing province in Afghanistan, produced 350,000 tons this year, an increase of 15 percent compared to last year.
Nigerian firm Blackpace acquires potato chip manufacturer Ndiyo in Rwanda
BlackPace Africa Group has bought Ndiyo Business Group, a major producer of salted potato chips in Rwanda.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Tolsma-Grisnich shows Potato Storage Innovations at Agritechnica
Agritechnica will be the 'Centre of Innovation' for anyone who wants to be updated on the latest global developments in the agribusiness. Tolsma-Grisnich, a regular exhibitor at this event, will show its innovations for the storage of potatoes
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Large amounts of potatoes remain unsold in parts of Uttar Pradesh
Many Potato farmers in South-west Uttar Pradesh (Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Etawah, Mainpuri, Kannauj and Farrukhabad) - accounting for roughly a fifth of India’s total potato production have been unable to sell all their potatoes of last season.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Potato Production of Harvest 2017 in North-western Europe adjusted upwards
Although the full harvest is not in the stores yet, the North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimates the actual harvest at 28.9 million tons for the 5 countries. This is more than the estimate of last September.
Saturday, November 4, 2017