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Potato Varieties and Seed

Potato Varieties and Seed

Potato acreage in North-western Europe to grow between 1 and 2 percent, NEPG estimates
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the upcoming area for consumption potatoes in 2019 will increase between 1 and 2 % towards almost 604.000 ha in the 5 main production countries.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Potatoes prevent food crisis in Ethiopia and restore 'dignity and hope'
Irish potatoes have prevented another major humanitarian food crisis in one of the poorest and most remote parts of Ethiopia, according to aid organization Concern Worldwide.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Pepsico India under pressure to drop lawsuits for growing its potato variety without permission
Leading farmers unions and rights advocacy groups have demanded that the PepsiCo immediately withdraw all legal suits it has slapped on many potato farmers in different districts of Gujarat.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Pepsico sews Gujarat potato farmers growing its proprietary varieties without authorization
PepsiCo has sued three potato farmers in Gujarat complaining that they have been illegally growing and selling a variety of potato exclusively registered to Pepsico for the use of producing its Lays potato chips.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Custom-built seed potato grading facility gives B&C Farming new life
Tong Engineering designed and custom-built a seed potato grading facility for B&C Farming, based on the company's current and future requirements as specified by managing director Tony Bambridge
New Partnership Brings Major Agricultural Trade Show to Grand Falls, NB
A New Brunswick-grown industry partnership will see Grand Falls host an all-new edition of the major farming trade show AgriExpo this summer.
Bad seed potato imports hit Kenyan farmers ahead of the rainy season
Kenyan farmers are facing a shortage of certified seed potatoes following the rejection of 78 percent of the planting materials that had been imported last year.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Lage opbrengst leidt tot een goed financieel jaar voor pootaardappelhandelaar HZPC Holland
Seed potato supplier HZPC Holland has established the expected prices it will pay to its growers and the organisation expects to pay its Dutch growers a record price of € 41,- per 100 kilo