01 June 2022
Minister pays tribute to potato sector's technical developments
IRELAND'S Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has praised the commitment shown by his countrymen's potato growers over the pat few years, saying that no food has left such an indelible mark on the country as the potato crop.
In an interview with an Irish farming journal, the Minister said the sector is full of growers who are constantly innovating and has become one of the most technically developed in the world.
He stated in the interview: "The potato industry, like many others, has undergone changes over the last number of years, but central to the success of our sector has been our commitment to quality and dedication."
The Minister recently launched the World Potato Congress in Dublin.