NATIONAL POTATO COUNCIL OF KENYA

AUGUST E-NEWSLETTER

image FARMERS IN OL KALOU GET TRAINED ON POTATO TECHNOLOGIES

Corteva Agriscience representative training farmers on pesticide products use in potato farming today in in Nyeri County, Kieni East. NPCK together with its partners conducted a farmer training in Nyandarua[Read More]

image EGERTON UNIVERSITY HOSTS FAMER FIELD DAYS ON CLIMATE SMART SEED POTATO MULTIPLICATION

A section of the participants during the mini-field day. The event seeked to demonstrate seed potato multiplication and ware potato production under climate smart practices to farmers Seed potato production[Read More]

image NPCK CONTINUES TO SUPPORT FARMERS ACCESS POTATO MARKETS

Discussions on progress Representatives of Kiambu NARIGP, Kiambu MOALFC, NPCK, Viazi Kings Ltd and Producer Organizations during a meeting in Kiambu County to discuss how to support potato farmers access[Read More]

image POTATO STAKEHOLDERS MARK THE NATIONAL POTATO DAY

The event was marked in the country by a team of experts discussing the state of potato farming in Kenya on Standard group media channels The Potato is already and[Read More]

  WARE POTATO MARKET PRICES IN MAJOR TOWNS IN THE MONTH OF JUNE

NPCK collects and updates the prevailing ware potato market prices in 5 major towns namely Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Meru and Eldoret on its website twice a week.  This information is[Read More]

image CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECT ON POTATO PRODUCTION

Climate change is the long-term or permanent shift either upwards or downwards of average climatic condition for instance temperature, rainfall, wind, humidity. Potato production depends on rainfall and temperature. The[Read More]

image CLIMATE RESILIENT AGRICULTURE IN POTATO PRODUCTION

Drip irrigation used on a potato farm. In this method ,water application efficiency is high when managed correctly and fertilizer and nutrient loss is minimized due to a localized application[Read More]

  PROFITABLE POTATO FARMING

Agrico EA has developed a detailed growing guide and a short video tutorials, explaining step-by-step how farmers can follow good agricultural practices to achieve profitable potato farming. To watch the[Read More]

image PULSED ELECTRIC FIELD TECHNOLOGY: A SUSTAINABLE PROCESSING SOLUTION

 Above and below: Potatoes being treated using Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system (Elea GmbH) in an industrial setting.[Read More]

image WHAT MAKES A POTATO GROW EYES?

Cream potatoes with pink eyes. Eyes on potatoes are the growing points on potato tubers, each with a little stem bud (something that is not yet mature or at full[Read More]

image POTATO GOODNESS

In the potato goodness corner, we shall look at how to prepare Crispy Potato Wedges/Chips on a Frying pan. The first thing is to ensure you get the right type[Read More]

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