A picture of inedible green Jersey Royal potatoes purchased in a Fife Co-op this week has frustrated growers who worry about customers losing confidence in potatoes when they are let down by poor quality control.
Retail demand remains buoyant and as restrictions ease further on June 29th and restaurants can re-open, growers are reminded to supply the peeling market where possible.
In the Russian city of Vladivostok, June potato prices have risen sharply. In markets, the cost of a kilogram reaches 200 rubles.
It’s been great weather for going to the beach, and not bad yet for potato farmers, but they are going to need the weather to turn soon, reports the CBC’s Kevin Yarr.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused U.S. potato prices to drop by about 21% from Jan. 15 through April 15, according to the industry’s surveys of potato growers and processors in major potato production areas, reports John O’Connell in Farm & Ranch.
Researchers have made a breakthrough in the fight against the destructive potato cyst nematodes (PCN).
Après une augmentation des emblavements de 2,1 % en 2019, les emblavements français en pommes de terre de conservation progressent à nouveau en 2020.
Restrain ha realizzato un training online sull’etilene per lo stoccaggio delle patate.