CHIPS

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You can now receive the latest issue of CHIPS via WhatsApp or email. Potatoes SA’s publisher, Plaas Media, can provide you with a digital copy of CHIPS while you wait for your printed version to arrive in the post. For more information, send an email to beauty@plaasmedia.co.za.

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Read CHIPS in May/June

In the May/June 2024 issue of CHIPS, you will find feedback on the successful Free State Groentoer and the announcement of the 2024 Bayer Seed Potato Grower finalists. In addition, the issue covers overviews of both national and international potato markets. There is also an insightful article addressing the challenges faced by potato producers and strategies to overcome them. Cultivar trial results, research on water quality and rainwater harvesting, and updates on Potatoes SA’s transformation projects are explored. These topics provide valuable tools for industry stakeholders.  

Did you know?

You can also receive the latest issue of CHIPS via WhatsApp or email. Plaas Media can provide you with a digital copy of CHIPS while you wait for your printed version to arrive in the post. For more information, send an email to beauty@plaasmedia.co.za.

In this issue/In hierdie uitgawe:

  • 2024 Bayer¬†Seed Potato Grower finalists.
  • Overyssel-boerdery klim van die Eskom-rooster af.
  • Market monitor: The first 14 weeks of 2024 at FPM‚Äôs.
  • Limpopo-kultivarproef onder besproeiing op Dendron in 2023.
  • Gypsum and calcium: Solutions to sodic soils.
  • Water quality concerns and contingencies.
  • Passive rainwater harvesting.
  • The inspiring journey of Rendani Murovhi, a Potatoes SA bursary recipient.
  • Capricorn District: Preparing to plant.
  • Marketing strategies to unleash the potential of potatoes.
  • Suspension without pay: An alternative to dismissal.
  • Buitelandse beleggings en belasting.

To download the current PDF version of CHIPS, click here or visit digimags.agriorbit.com to download the digimag.

Read previous issues

Read selected articles

Die oorlewing van Ralstonia spp. in die grond

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes In 2021, 15 jaar na afloop van die laaste aanplanting op die proefperseel waar ‚Äėn ondersoek na die oorlewing...

Overview of world potato markets 

Estimated reading time: 16 minutes Severe weather conditions across the globe have impacted potato crops, leading to smaller harvests in the United States (US),...

Optimising fertiliser timing: The key to healthier potatoes and crispier French fries

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The timing and amounts of different fertilisers needed to supply nutrients can interact with each other, the soil, and...

An enabling environments for Eastern Cape small-scale producers

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Potatoes are among the most consumed staple foods in the world. Potatoes SA’s small-grower projects are part of the developmental...

The unlimited potential of waste potatoes: We want your opinion

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The new Potatoes SA and University of Pretoria project will focus on finding alternative uses for potatoes that don't...

Anthorn Farming: Award-winning production in action

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes It is Anthorn Farming’s quality produce, high yields and basic production practices that make it stand out among its...

Soil health in a nutshell

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Soil is the upper layer of the earth’s crust and consists of a mixture of mineral particles, organic material,...

Intensifying interest in potato production in Clewer and Kriel

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Mpumalanga is one of South Africa’s provinces with such a diverse geographical zone, that potato production is possible in...

What the EU Green Deal means for potato production in SA

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The European Commission stipulates that the European Union’s (EU) production activities become climate-neutral by 2050. The EU Farm to...