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.
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.
For decades, potatoes have been branded unhealthy and we have been advised to avoid consuming too many of them.
Under the new scheme announced in the recent Budget, a corpus of Rs 500 crore has been kept to help potato, tomato and onion growers.
Mecklenburg - Vorpommern Die Situation am Speisekartoffelmarkt hat sich im Vergleich zu den vergangenen Wochen nicht geändert.
The first online market for the professional purchase and sale of potatoes worldwide is now a reality; a project launched by the company Agromar, which has facilities and plantations in France and Spain and is part of the company Intersur, a leader.
In Uttar Pradesh, potato farmers are facing a twin crisis: they brought in a record yield, but that has led to a slump in rates.