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WatchITgrow: Belgium launches a country-wide geo-information system to strengthen the Potato (processing) industry
WatchITgrow is a new geo-information platform developed for the potato sector in Belgium with the purpose to better estimate and increase the potato yield in a sustainable way.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
PotatoEurope 2017 – Precision farming in practice
With seven months still to go, 50 percent of the exhibition space at PotatoEurope 2017 – the trade show dedicated to the entire potato chain – has already been sold. The theme of this year’s edition – ‘Potatoes feed & meet the world’ – is linked to the potato’s huge potential to feed the world’s growing population.
Especial: Drones para la agricultura
El boletín ICT Update en su edición de abril de 2016 ofrece 15 articulos sobre drones en la agricultura.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Display of a wide range of potato products
Interpom | Primeurs 2016 promises to be the biggest edition of this potato event ever and the 2016 theme is: 'Growing through precision technology'.
Research: Drones as delivery mechanism for biological control agents
The University of Southern Denmark is developing an ecodrone that will combat pests in completely new ways.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
East African drone pilot project started to gather crop data in Tanzania
Researchers from the University of Nairobi, the International Potato Centre (CIP) and others ave started a pilot project in Tanzania, where a drone was able to pinpoint 14 different varieties of sweet potatoes in Ukiriguru Research Institute in Mwanza.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Quick and early disease detection by drones with hyperspectral camera
Idaho State University researchers have found high-tech cameras mounted on drones flying 60 meters above potato fields can effectively detect individual diseased and stressed plants.
The Digital Potato Farm
Precision agriculture is already the norm for many arable farms. New methods for collecting important cultivation data are currently being developed. Does this require future growers to become ICT experts?