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AVR launches trailed Ceres 450 combined potato planter
Now that the potato planting season is upon us, we have a newcomer in the field. Potato machine manufacturer AVR is launching the trailed Ceres 450 combined potato planter.
Local mayor gets potato planting underway for PotatoEurope 2017
The potatoes that will be used in the live demonstrations during the PotatoEurope trade show, which will take place on 13 and 14 September in Emmeloord, the Netherlands, have been planted.
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