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  • Potato Weekly - 19 July 2019

    As lifting continues, there are additional volumes coming to market. The additional supply, coupled with as of yet limited demand has continued to pressure new crop chipping material. Old...

  • North-Western potato countries fear drought - NEPG Press release

    Drought in mainland Europe remains a concern, according to the latest press release by the North-western European Potato Growers. Read the NPEG’s full July press release here.

  • Potato Weekly - 12 July 2019

    Increasing volumes of early crop are being lifted and quality is looking good so far. Prices for new crop chipping material have continued to fall. Limited old crop free-buy movement was...

  • Potato Weekly - 5 July 2019

    Crops are progressing well with many irrigating due to the heat. Domestic demand for old crop remains limited this week. Increased volumes of new crop chipping material entered the market,...

  • Potato Weekly - 28 June 2019

    Crops are looking good with rainfall boosting development in most areas.  While blight remains a concern, no widespread issues have been reported. Demand for old crop remained limited...

  • CIPC withdrawal announced - what now?

    The non-renewal of chlorpropham (CIPC) was announced by the EU on 18th June. The active has been under scrutiny in Europe since 2015 and was recommended for non-renewal following a review by the...

  • Plan ahead for getting stores cleaned and equipment serviced

    With the end of the storage season in sight, now is a good time to plan and prepare stores for next year’s crop. Store maintenance Basic steps include checking that equipment is functioning...

  • Potato Weekly - 21 June 2019

    For most, the rain has replenished soil moisture to comfortable levels. However, isolated pockets of flooding have been reported and wet soils have hindered fieldwork in some regions. Domestic...

  • Potato Weekly - 14 June 2019

    Rain fell to mixed reception. For most, it was welcomed topping up soil moisture levels. However, isolated pockets of flooding and delays to early lifting have been reported in some regions....

  • Potato Weekly - 07 June 2019

    New crop lifting continues with some of the earliest growers finished. Generally the crop is looking well, but rain and warmth would be beneficial. Many crops are being irrigated for scab...

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