Potato stocks reached 3.6m tonnes in November, up 23% on 2016 and the highest level for six years, according to the AHDB.
We know that plastic waste is a big problem for the planet - our oceans are becoming clogged with the stuff and we’re rapidly running out of landfill sites.
This year’s Potato Production Days saw a range of speakers from emerging technology to resistance and regulatory issues
Every farmer knows that after a harvest, real work starts. To many farmers, marketing produce is the most complicated part of an agribusiness venture.
Currently potatoes are grown in approximately 19,500,000 hectares around the world. China is the largest producer of potatoes and almost accounts for one third of the global production.
For decades, potatoes have been branded unhealthy and we have been advised to avoid consuming too many of them.
As station director for the San Luis Valley Research Center, located in Center, CO, Tyler Thompson is tasked with looking after the facilities, equipment, personnel and cash resources that support both the farm and the research programs located there
The average price for potatoes in UP in November 2016 was Rs 916 per quintal, which fell 41.8% to Rs 532 per quintal in the month of December 2016 – the first full month after demonetisation.