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New platform deemed a boon for potato farmers in East Africa
June 29, 2022
Commercialisation of potato, a common food crop largely consumed in East Africa, will receive a boost following the launching of a value-chain platform dedicated to it.
Las soluciones de TOMRA Food permiten superar los retos operativos de las empaquetadoras de manzanas y proteger su imagen de marca
June 27, 2022
Damien Gibson, Director Global de la Categoría de Manzanas en TOMRA Food, analiza en este artículo los retos a los que se enfrentan las plantas de empaquetado de manzanas y explica cómo las soluciones de TOMRA Food ayudan a este tipo de empresas.
Is Infrared spectral analysis (NIR) coming to your smartphone?
June 19, 2022
In the potato industry several analytical applications based on Near Infra Red (NIR) are used to characterize products. A German research institute sees applications even at home and is therefore working towards an NIR sensor small enough to fit your phone.
AgroScout, a provider of crop monitoring solutions, is now going global
June 17, 2022
AgroScout, the agriculture and supply chain procurement solution provider, which has empowered various growers and food production clients with its cutting-edge crop monitoring and analytics
50,000 Kenyan potato farmers are partnering with Agrico PSA!
May 19, 2022
Agrico PSA is proud to communicate another impressive milestone reached: now over 50,000 Kenyan potato farmers are digitally partnering via their Facebook page! PSA’s Facebook page has evolved into a platform where potato knowledge is shared.
Smartphone app Nuru helps farmers control potato and sweetpotato diseases
April 14, 2022
Free smartphone app Nuru helps African potato farmers to detect late blight (Phytophthora) and early blight (Alternaria) since 2021
Potato farmers in South Africa set to benefit from mobile data sharing app
January 23, 2022
The potato industry in South Africa is investing in various technologies to improve its sustainability and is in the process of developing a mobile app to improve communication with members.
Drones in Agriculture: How agriculture drones are changing how farmers work
January 11, 2022
Agriculture drones can be used to do anything from precision agriculture, to efficiently dispersing weed control or fertilizers, to optimizing field management. Drone manufacturer DJI shares its insights.
Simplot's outlook: 4 Operational Trends for Restaurants in 2022
January 08, 2022
Potato Processor Simplot looks ahead at 2022. What should restaurant operators expect? An experts view on the supply chain crisis, labor shortages, new technology and restaurants’ innovative solutions.
Arvalis and Eurocelp develop a camera system to quantify the sprouting of potatoes
December 08, 2021
Eurocelp, in collaboration with Arvalis, develop a camera system to quantify the sprouting of potatoes