El temporal que azotó esta madrugada varias zonas del departamento de Paraguarí y otros puntos del país destrozó los cultivos de tomate, locote, papa, lechuga, frutilla y durazno, dijo el intendente de La Colmena, Mario Melgarejo
Alcanza un precio de 15 mil pesos la tonelada
Preços ficam abaixo dos custos de produção
A damaging potato crop virus could have a serious impact on the potato industry if not contained, an expert says.
The cause of potato late blight, Phytophthora infestans, is a very sneaky and stubborn micro-organism. But thanks to a new approach, scientists are getting a steadily clearer picture of its weak points.
Hot, dry and smoky with a side of quality Idaho potatoes. Though the previous sentence reads like a partial picnic recipe, it’s a succinct (and savory) description of the 2018 potato-growing season that is just beginning to kick into high gear.
A special session at the final Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Strategic Farm field walk of the season focused on storage and saw discussion on the challenges caused by this summer’s drought.
Sales of table stock potatoes in the 2017-18 season totaled 107 million cwt., a 6% drop from the previous year, but the national average price-per-cwt. rose $1.13, to $11.73, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.