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Harvest Jelly and Donata on National Harvest Day 4 September 2021
Harvest Jelly and Donata on National Harvest Day 4 September 2021
It’s the 4th of September, the celebration of the first National Potato Harvest Day in the Netherlands, and all Europlant growers on this day are busy harvesting their crop. Among them farmer Maris; he is harvesting both Jelly and Donata grown on the heavy clay soil of his farm in…
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Harvest time Jelly and Donata Netherlands
Harvest time Jelly and Donata Netherlands
Harvest time :)! The Europlant Jelly and Donata intended for export in the coming season were planted around the last week of April, and are now being harvested.
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Royal ZAP Spunta 2021  - Part Five
Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Five
Harvest time No matter how many years a farmer has been cultivating crops, he will always feel the excitement of harvest time; the moment when it all comes together and he can see how his efforts have paid off. A full two weeks after pulling the potato haulms of their…
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Royal ZAP Spunta 2021  - Part Four
Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Four
Haulm destruction After his previous inspections of Mr. Geluk’s potato plot, the NAK-inspector has been back to give mr. Geluk the green light to commence haulm destruction. Timely haulm killing is important to minimise the spread of diseases, in particular of viruses carried by aphids. Although Mr. Geluk regularly checks…
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Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Three
Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Three
Closed canopy The longest day has already passed and Dutch summer is well under way. Mr. Geluk’s potato plants are thriving. As you can see on the photos, which were taken at the beginning of July when the crop was around 60 days old, the foliage has grown substantially. As…
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Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Two
Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part Two
Creating the perfect ridge Since our first part about Royal ZAP Spunta, it's time for an update of what has happened in Mr. Geluk’s field since. Far from resting on his laurels, Mr. Geluk has been busy finalizing the ridges. The ridges that were formed by earthing up his potatoes…
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Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part One
Royal ZAP Spunta 2021 - Part One
This year NedaLibya would like to give you a close-up insight into the growing of Royal ZAP Spunta. We will follow the crop through its growing season and harvest until its final arrival and planting into Libyan soil. By doing so we hope to give you an idea of what…
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Jelly and Donata growing season Libya 2021
Jelly and Donata growing season Libya 2021
This year was a first for the Europlant varieties Jelly and Donata in Libyan soil. Planting took place in February. Now that all potatoes have been harvested and some farmers are already preparing for the second season which is starting from half August, let’s take a closer look at how…
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New in the market: Jelly & Donata
New in the market: Jelly & Donata
This year is a first for the Europlant varieties Jelly & Donata in Libyan soil. Let’s find out a little bit more about them: Dual purpose Both varieties have the advantage of being dual purpose: they make for excellent table potatoes as well as tasty French fries. This creates extra…
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Demo Field Royal ZAP 2021
Demo Field Royal ZAP 2021
On May 12th and 14th Royal ZAP planted their demo field for the coming season in the Flevopolder, the fertile lands in the province of Flevoland reclaimed in the 1950s from the sea. Since then the weather has been favorable, which has resulted in an even emergence of the plants.…
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Royal ZAP crop 2021 Netherlands
Royal ZAP crop 2021 Netherlands
To give you an indication of the progress and quality of this season's crop, we present you with a few photos made of Royal ZAP farmer mr. Geluk, who planted his Spunta on May 3rd in the Wieringermeer in the Dutch province North Holland.
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Europlant crop 2021 Netherlands
Europlant crop 2021 Netherlands
Hereby we would like to give you an impression of the Europlant varieties Donata and Jelly that are being grown in the Netherlands right now for the upcoming export season. The pictures below are of Donata planted on 29 April on heavy clay soil; the Jelly were planted on the…
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Our New Partners: Europlant and Royal ZAP
Our New Partners: Europlant and Royal ZAP
It is with great pleasure that NedaLibya announces the companies Europlant and Royal ZAP as their partners for the import of seed potatoes. Let’s introduce you to our new suppliers: Europlant The roots of the Europlant Group actually date back to 1890 when Georg Friedrich Böhm established his first breeding…
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West Tripoli Radio program ‘The Good Earth’ - 09/02/2016
West Tripoli Radio program ‘The Good Earth’ - 09/02/2016
Listen to the West Tripoli Radio program ‘The Good Earth’ Topic: Phytopthora and irrigationDate: 9 Februari Presenter: Engineer Salem Khaleefa Ali Alsagheer from the ARC (Agricultural Research Centre) Interviewee: Dr. Ghait Montage: Yussuf
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