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Wada Farms grows its specialty potato program, manages a tight russet supply

Wada Farms grows its specialty potato program, manages a tight russet supply

August 07, 2022
Wada Farms Marketing Group is growing its specialty potato program, including red, yellow and fingerling potatoes, says Kevin Stanger, president of the Idaho Falls, Idaho-based company.
Tasmanian potato growers start ditching spuds after stalemate on price negotiations with Simplot.

Tasmanian potato growers start ditching spuds after stalemate on price negotiations with potato processors

August 06, 2022
Potato processor Simplot Australia has refused to budge on its second price offer to Tasmanian farmers for their potato crop this season. Farmers met on Wednesday night to discuss the impasse with the company.
Maine’s foremost potato expert is bringing his expertise around the world

Maine’s foremost potato expert is bringing his expertise around the world

August 06, 2022
Maine — Potato farmers depend on Steve Johnson. At least they did for 34 years. Now Johnson, who retired on June 30, is taking his expertise to other parts of the world.
David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd.

David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd.

August 05, 2022
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce that David Guest has joined our team as Plant Manager. David is a performance driven professional with over 25 years of comprehensive management experience within food processing plant environments.
Ecuador: Se reduce la producción de papa en Tungurahua.

Ecuador: Se reduce la producción de papa en Tungurahua

August 02, 2022
La producción de papa de Tungurahua dejó de abastecer a mercados de otras ciudades desde hace tres años de manera definitiva. La paratrioza fue una de las causas para interrumpir el proceso.
How can we improve soil health in potato cropping systems?

How can we improve soil health in potato cropping systems?

August 02, 2022
Minimizing soil disturbance is one of the key tenets promoted to build soil health in agricultural systems. Many farmers across the country have adopted reduced and no-till systems to build soil carbon, a central component to healthy soils.
Recogida de patatas en Honcalada.

Norte de Castilla: Las altas temperaturas castigan la producción de patatas, cuyos arranques son generalizados

August 01, 2022
Los arranques de patatas en las variedades tempranas ya se han generalizado en Castilla y León. Colombas, ágatas o algunas rojas son los pintorescos nombres de la mercancía que, a día de hoy, está en el mercado.
Bulto de papa colombiana.

Papa Colombiana será comercializada por primera vez en Trinidad y Tobago

July 30, 2022
Por primera vez en la historia de Colombia, 25 tonealadas de papa cultivada en los departamentos de Cundinamarca y Boyacá llegaron a Trinidad y Tobago, gracias a una gestión comercial realizada por Procolombia y el Instituto Agropecuario Colombiano (ICA).
Castilla y León: La patata de media estación 'da la cara' en julio, mientras el consumo se anima.

Castilla y León: La patata de media estación 'da la cara' en julio, mientras el consumo se anima

July 29, 2022
Castilla y León lleva ya varias semanas recogiendo patatas de media estación, como la variedad Colomba. Es patata con buena sanidad y con calidad, además de con buenos rendimientos por hectárea.
Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico.

Potatoes from southern Colorado could soon be shipped to Mexico

July 27, 2022
U.S. farmers started shipping fresh potatoes into the Mexican interior in May, about 20 years after an initial deal was signed between the two countries.

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