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Nueve concellos de Galicia podrán volver a plantar patatas
November 23, 2020
Son: Cariño, Ortigueira, Neda, Lourenzá, A Pastoriza, Riotorto, A Pontenova, Ribadeo y O Valadouro, ahora zona tampón
Ukraine imports potatoes from Poland and the Netherlands
November 23, 2020
Ukraine started to import potatoes from Poland, where prices fell sharply due to a significant reduction in consumption by the European segment of HoReCa.
EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%
November 23, 2020
The European Union brought in $4 billion of tariffs earlier this month. The tariffs will affect a whole range of imported products, with grapefruit and sweet potatoes among them.
¡Gran aporte! Estudiantes peruanos crean máquina que protege a los cultivos de las heladas
November 23, 2020
El Invento será presentado a la edición 2021 del concurso 'Una idea para cambiar la Historia' de History Channel.
UK potato packer Branston plans expansion
November 23, 2020
UK potato packing business Branston has submitted plans for a new facility.
UK Potato Storage: regular checks vital this season for reducing risks
November 22, 2020
The continued wet weather in late October/early November in the United Kingdom has extended the harvesting season beyond eight weeks for some, which is clearly not good news where stores have been part-filled and cooling systems unable to function correctly.
Researchers say apical rooted cuttings are the solution for cheaper potato seed in India
November 21, 2020
In a recently published research brief, CIP/CGIAR researchers Samarendu Mohanty, Sampriti Baruah and Ravindranath Reddy explain that the potato sector in India continues to face serious problems accessing good-quality planting materials at affordable prices for small and marginal farmers in many potato-growing states.
Dewulf launches a new 4-row self-propelled potato harvester: Enduro
November 21, 2020
Dewulf, a manufacturer of potato harvesters from Belgium, launches an entirely new 4-row self-propelled sieving harvester: the Enduro. This harvester on tyres is equipped with new technologies in the areas of ground pressure, product cleaning and flow, and buffer capacity.
United States Retail Potato sales exceed 5-year records
November 20, 2020
Record potato sales continued at US retail from July through September 2020. Total store potato sales increased by 13.6% in dollar sales and 10.6% in volume sales, compared to the same time frame in 2019.
Wildflowers could control aphid-borne viruses in potatoes
November 17, 2020
Sowing wildflowers into potato crops could reduce aphid-carried viruses and offer an alternative to declining access to insecticides for growers.