The total consumption potato area in North-Western Europe, the NEPG area, has been estimated upon 578.821 ha, which is 4.6% more than last year and 8.3% more than the 5 years average.
As of this January 1, the Rucip European Committee secretariat will effectively relocate from Paris to Brussels.
The main countries producing seed potatoes are the Netherlands with 40,180 ha (unchanged compared to 2015), 20,023 ha in France (+3.2%), 15,912 ha in Germany (-2.4%) and 2,257 ha in Belgium (-9.2%)
MHZPC, a 60/40 joint venture of Mahindra Agri Solutions Limited (MASL) and HZPC, has this month inaugurated its state-of-the-art aeroponics facility in Mohali, India.
China’s MY2016/17 fresh potato production is forecast to rise 3% to 100 million tons due to an expanded potato acreage and normal weather conditions in major producing areas, says the USDA in a new
Tesco says it will issue contracts worth £12 million over three years to help support British Agriculture and become the first UK retailer to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers an
Even if Italian potatoes account for only a small proportion of the European crop, they are highly distinctive.The surface area for potatoes in Italy was close to 50,000 ha last year, with a capaci
KWS is to sell its conventional seed potato business as part of its plan to focus on developing hybrid potato varieties.
The 13 major potato states in the United States held 197 million cwt of potatoes in storage as at February 1, down 2% on the same date last year, according to a new report by the country's statisti
Based on inscriptions to official certification published by official control services, the seed potato area increased again in 2015: by 3.9% in the Netherlands, 3.4% in France, and 4.3% in Belgium