A push by West Australian potato growers to get their spuds back on dinner plates every day to help ease a massive glut began Saturday night with the start of a prime-time television advertising campaign named Todatoes.
With approximately 60 hectares of open fields dedicated to the cultivation of potatoes and vegetables in the Trani area, the Agrilorusso family business deals with production as well as direct and indirect commercialisation.
Besonders in Norddeutschland, dem größten Anbaugebiet von Bio Kartoffeln bundesweit, wurden durch ergiebige Regenfälle mit über 100l/qm in wenigen Stunden erhebliche Schäden verursacht. Gleichzeitig ist der Kartoffelkäfer auf dem Vormarsch,
According to the industry levy body, AHDB Potatoes, the estimated total area planted with potatoes in Great Britain this season is just short of 300,000 acres.
Per l’annata 2017, l’areale coltivato nei paesi NEPG (Produttori di patate dell’Europa nordoccidentale) è stato stimato a 578.821 ettari, il 4,6% in più rispetto all’anno scorso e l’8,3% in più rispetto alla media quinquennale.
Potato acreage increased by 5.3% in 2016 and will again increase by 5.1% this season.
Seed potato growers for the United Kingdom who have been confident that crucial trade with Egypt and other non-EU markets would not be disrupted by Brexit may be in for a shock.
According to Vereinigte Hagel, the overall damage amounts to around 60 Million Euro: That’s the interim result shortly before the start of this year’s harvest and before the beginning of the month of July, with the most damage.