Since last November 22nd, the workers of the Calimete cooperative production unit are engaged in potato planting, a task that must be completed on December 25th. Engineer Yoel Rodríguez Vigoa, head of the technical and development department of the Calimete Integral Base Business Unit, explained that from the beginning until the previous week 50… Continue Reading »
Matanzas producers are preparing for planting 1,800 hectares (ha) of potatoes at the beginning of November, according to Carlos Luis Naranjo, deputy delegate of the Provincial Delegation of Agriculture. By decision of the country and by the good yields of the province in the previous campaign, it was decided to increase in 300 ha this… Continue Reading »
With the collection of 15 thousand 520 tons of potatoes, Matanzas producers have already harvested about half of the areas planned for this 2018-2019 campaign in the province of Matanzas. The average yield is of 22. 49 tons per hectare exceeds the estimates expected for the current stage, according to Carlos Luis Naranjo Suárez, sub-delegate… Continue Reading »
The seesding of potatoes in Matanzas will begin simultaneously by the Cooperative of Agricultural Production (CPA) Alberto Delgado and the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production (UBPC) Gispert, of the municipalities of Perico and Colón, respectively. According to Roberto Gómez, head of the Agricultural Department in the Provincial Delegation of Agriculture, Gispert constitutes a reference unit… Continue Reading »
In recent years one of the dreams of Cuban family cuisine, far from being the classic pork, reserved for the goodbye of the year, is the elusive potato. That is why when the authorities of the Agriculture in Matanzas announced the possible overrunning of the monarch absent from our stoves, we made a mouth water.
More than 17 thousand tons of potatoes were produced in the province of Matanzas this season with a performance above the previous year, said Yosbel Tejera Guinart, agricultural subdelegate in the territory.
The harvest of the potato in the province of Matanzas began by the Godínez farm, of the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production (UBPC) Calimete. In the more than five hectares of the Roman-national variety harvested to date the tuber is in optimal conditions for consumption, said Evangelio López Carballo, president of the cooperative.
On November 5th, next start planting potatoes for the production units of the municipalities of Colon and Calimete. More than 600 hectares of land were prepared in these territories for cultivation, including Martí, said Adalberto Miranda, director of the Comprehensive Agricultural Company Matanzas.