June 12, 2019 | Articles
P is for Plant
The recently published Potato Handbook, written by Professor Anton Haverkort, covers in around six hundred pages all conceivable aspects that relate to the potato. Never before has a unique and complete reference book about the nutritious tuber been published, intended for everyone in the world who works with the potato in any way whatsoever and/or…
February 27, 2019 | Articles
Waldersey Farms is steadily increasing its potato acreage, also after Brexit
With a cultivation area of 5,500 hectares, Waldersey Farms Ltd from the rural area of The Fens in Norfolk is one of the largest arable farms in the United Kingdom. Potato cultivation is an important source of income, even if the area under cultivation is ‘only’ 336 hectares. Certainly after a Brexit, because from then…
November 21, 2018 | Articles
Potatoes and soil moisture: when should I start irrigating?
During this hot summer, every grower was wondering how his potato crop would deal with the drought. In order to keep the crop growing, there is no doubt this season that irrigation is necessary. Which plot is the most urgent and how long can a grower wait until the next bout of irrigation is needed…
February 27, 2018 | Articles
Water challenges ahead for Israeli potato growers
“We are looking positively into the 2018 export season which is now well underway”, says Yaniv Yablonka of Yapro Ltd, a leading Israeli potato exporter.
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