ZMP Potatoes News-Cockpit
ZMP Cockpit – News Summary
Industrial nodules still in high demand
- stocks scarce
- High processing numbers
- Asparagus and barbecue season
- Late plantings
- More and more imported potatoes
- Expected increase in potato cultivation in Germany
ZMP Market Analyses
Veredelungskortoffeln2020 Feb 22 - 10:39am
(Text and graphics by Hans Jürgen Hölzmann, agricultural engineer, Meckenheim, February 21, 2020) Every year in February the buyers offer the new contracts for the bearing types for the "french raw material" such as B. Agria, Callenger and Fontane. Depending on the market situation, the conditions for fixed-price contracts change...
The quotes for processing potatoes2016 Nov 23 - 10:30am
Since the middle of November the price index for processing potatoes is listed on the EEX in Leipzig again. This index represents the average spot market quotations for goods that are free (from farm stock) the standard varieties for prompt delivery in the Western European countries. Through this index and the futures market prices, the market...
Market situation for processing potatoes2016 Nov 10 - 2:53pm
The potato crop in Western Europe was completed in the last few days. The mostly weak this year qualities and yields could be harvested thus at least completely. From the individual countries, the statistical authorities so after report the estimated results that indicate a...
Gentle planting of pre-germinated potatoes up to 12 cm in length is possible with the Gecko hand planter. Field trials with early potatoes confirm the yield and vegetation advantage.
The late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans is feared - and rightly so, as a video from Agroscope shows.
Seed potatoes must be kept aphid free to prevent virus infection of the tubers. Now Danjiri has been approved for a second use.
The first potato stocks are already affected by late blight or are at high risk. Now is the time to act immediately and protect even small potato plants.
The Keystone Potato Producers Association board has a new general manager. Susan Ainsworth is replacing Dan Sawatzky effective September 1, 2023. Sawatzky will be working with Ainsworth over the...Quelle: http://www.farms.com/
Farmer Hendrik Holtkamp is checking to what extent he can further increase fertilization efficiency with micronutrient fertilizers. So far, effects have mainly been seen in his potatoes.
A farmer in Griesheim in southern Hesse discovered an old grenade between potatoes and onions.