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NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives

NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives

April 12, 2021
NASA Harvest (NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program) and CropX, a global leader in soil analytics for agriculture, today announced a strategic partnership that will give NASA Harvest unprecedented soil insights for its global agricultural monitoring efforts.
Next Generation varieties in Bangladesh

Next Generation potato varieties in Bangladesh

April 02, 2021
Agrico's Phytophthora-resistant Next Generation varieties Carolus and Alouette are cultivated in Bangladesh. These varieties provide a solid foundation for a sustainable and healthy crop. Because of their natural resistance to Phytophthora, they have increased yield security with the least possible input. This results in an optimum return.
Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

April 02, 2021
Cold storages full at 97% capacity; bumper crop drags prices of the spud down.
Self-sufficiency in potato seed

Pakistan aims for Self-sufficiency for seed potatoes by mid 2022

March 26, 2021
Pakistan is poised to become self-sufficient in potato seed by mid-2022. The country is going to start producing high-quality, virus-free, third-generation potato seed.
Mondulkiri, Cambodia potato project looks to expand after high demand

Cambodia pilot potato project looks to expand after high demand

March 19, 2021
The strength in demand for potatoes grown in Mondulkiri, Cambodia, has farmers in the region planning to expand their cultivation for next season, says Song Kheang, director of the province’s agriculture department.
Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

March 18, 2021
Potato cultivators in West Bengal were afraid they will face severe losses as the price of good quality seeds have skyrocketed even as the minimum support price (MSP) fixed has remained relatively low.
Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

March 12, 2021
Retail prices of potatoes have risen marginally, given that farmers have been scrambling to stock up on the harvest, which has had a bumper production this year. This very bounty and the stockpiling is expected to keep potato prices stable over the next season.
Bengal Cabinet allows cold storages to buy 10 lakh MT of potato

West Bengal allows cold storages to buy 1 Million tons of potato

February 23, 2021
Predicting a bumper harvest of potato this season, the West Bengal Cabinet on Monday decided to allow cold storage owners to purchase at least 10 lakh (1 Million) metric tons of tuber from farmers at a fixed price, so that they do not have to suffer losses, a senior official said.
ICAR-CPRS Ooty: ICAR-Central Potato Research Station, Muthorai, Udagamandalam (Tamil Nadu)

CPRI Ooty introduces two multi-resistant potato varieties, Kufri Sahyadri and Kufri Karan

February 14, 2021
Central Potato Research Institute, (CPRI) Ooty in Tamil Nadu has developed two disease resistant potatoes - Kufri Sahyadri and Kufri Karan - hybrid varieties which at present showing promising results in improving yield by 25 per cent to 30 per cent at laboratory level.
Allround India Lays The Foundation For Expansion And Capacity Enhancement

Allround India holds ceremony as construction of the plant expansion starts

February 06, 2021
On Jan 31, 2021, the team of Allround (India) Vegetable Processing Machines Pvt Ltd, Ambala, Haryana took part in the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony of the expansion and capacity enhancement project of the unit.

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