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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020 At 09:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time With Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: 'Mechanisation Levels For The Global Potato Industry'

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020, At 09:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time With Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: 'Mechanisation Levels For The Global Potato Industry'

The World Potato Congress Inc. is very pleased to be continuing its webinar series. We are very delighted to feature Mr. Burkhard Kuhlmann who will be presenting 'Mechanisation Levels for the Global Potato Industry'.

As a globally recognized German machinery company, GRIMME specializes in providing mechanization solutions for potato, beet, and vegetable farmers. As the core on which our 150-year-old business was founded, GRIMME provides a full line of potato machinery.

From soil preparation, planting and maintenance, right through to harvest and storage, our specifically developed potato machines offer farmers across the globe a complete solution to suit all their challenging conditions.

Our family-owned, solutions-oriented company has a strong focus on research and development, ensuring its continuous progression within the world’s ever-increasing potato market. With GRIMME’s extensive range of products, every potato farmer will find a mechanization solution with us.

Brief Description of The Presentation:

  • Role of the potato in the global challenge of feeding the world.
  • Steps of mechanization.
  • Comparison of mechanization levels from around the world.


Burkhard Kuhlmann is the Team Leader, Product Specialist Potato Equipment worldwide with Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik.

Burkhard joined GRIMME in 2001 in the service department as an electronic specialist and training organization. After eight years, he moved into product management for trailed harvesters and since 2018 he is the Product Specialist Potato Equipment. Burkhard has visited potato farmers worldwide including Africa, China, India, Russia, and all over Europe.




Webinar Registration

The host for this webinar will be WPC Director, Dr. Nora Olsen ( To register in advance for this webinar

When: June 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA and Canada)

Register in advance for this webinar: Once you have registered for the webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.



In case you missed the May 05, 2020 webinar with Dr. Monica Parker on 'Diversified Use of Apical Cuttings to Boost Potato Seed Systems', you can now view this webinar and all previous webinars on the World Potato Congress Inc. website here

WPC Inc. looks forward to interacting with you during this initiative. We welcome all your feedback via email: