Entre enero y octubre de 2021 las exportaciones de papa sumaron USD 1.4 millones, cifra 54,4% menor al mismo lapso del año anterior. En el período cayeron principalmente las exportaciones de papas para consumo frescas y las preparadas sin congelar.
Two new sensors were launched by METOS UK at this year’s British Potato event this week; a blue, potato-shaped sensor for in-store monitoring of potato crops and an app that estimates potential crop yields.
Although potato farmers in the Columbia Basin could call on all the water they needed during this year’s drought, the heat still posed risks and it has certainly left its mark on this year’s potato crop.
Canadá: Government-Industry potato working group assembles to help affected farmers in Prince Edward Island
The Government of Canada is working with the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) and industry to support PEI farmers following the recent suspension of certification of fresh potatoes from PEI to the United States.
Potato growers across New Zealand have been under immense pressure due to imminent Regional Plan Changes, ongoing pest challenges, weather events, the threat to our processing sector due to cut-price European imports, and in the Pukekohe/,,,
Europa: Dutch industry body concerned about rise in potato production cost, ‘approaching 10,000 Euros per ha’
The cost price for the cultivation of ware potatoes has risen explosively, so contract prices have to rise sharply.
In the republic of Georgia, a growing group of young farmers is embracing potato farming, gathering large revenues in the process. Young farmer Giorgi Khitarishvili:
In marktjaar 2020-2021 (april - maart) bedroeg het aardappelareaal in Japan 71.900 hectare en bereikte de productie 2.204.00 ton.