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 Potatoes USA Chooses Leadership
The Potatoes USA, 2018 Annual Meeting came to a close last week with the election of a new Board Chairman and Executive Committee.
Georgia bans the import of potato from Turkey citing potato wart risks
Georgia’s Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture stated that they have banned potato imports from Turkey until July, 2018 to eliminate the spread of 'potato cancer' on Georgian territory.
Ireland selected to host World Potato Congress in 2021
The Irish Potato Federation – with the support of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Bord Bia, Failte Ireland and Teagasc – has won its bid to host the World Potato Congress (WPC) in 2021 in Dublin.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
India: Higher Potato Prices reported in Punjab, West-Bengal
Higher potato prices are reported in various states of India (Punjab, West-Bengal), offering relief (Punjab) or even a windfall (West-Bengal) for farmers.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Agricultural Machinery Manufacturer Dewulf inaugurates Logistics Center
Dewulf, full-line supplier of potato and root crop equipment, has officially inaugurated its new logistics centre (SLC) at its headquarters in Roeselare, Belgium
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Russia blocks two potato shipments imported from Egypt due to detection brown rot
Russia’s agricultural quarantine authorities flagged two potato shipments imported from Egypt that were found to be contaminated with potato brown rot.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Record amounts of potatoes in stock in Great Britain
Great Britain potato stock levels held by growers are estimated at 2.4Mt as at the end of January. This represents the largest end-January stocks figure since the stocks survey began in 2010.
In Azerbaijan is a need for increased potato farming
The climate of Azerbaijan is favorable for the cultivation of many fruits and vegetables, including potatoes. However, there is a need for increasing potato farming since Azerbaijan imports this vegetable from abroad as well.