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High Tech for Farms: Bosch moves into Agricultural Technology Market worth billions
Using sensors to determine the best time for harvesting and steering automated tractors across fields, the market for agricultural technology is growing worldwide. It is also a lucrative field for Bosch. 'Bosch can do more than cars and cordless screwdrivers. We are bringing high tech to farms, opening up a market worth billions.'
Monday, November 13, 2017
First field trial with GM Maris Piper resistant to late blight went brilliantly
A genetically-modified (GM) Maris Piper designed to resist the devastating plant disease late blight has worked “brilliantly” during the first year of field trials, according to scientists of The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL)
Potato Expo 2018 will feature live streaming Potato TV 'The Eye'
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Last chance to cast your vote for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award
Check out the five products nominated for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award. Until Monday September 11, noon, you can still vote for your favorite!
Potato growers host farm tour for EPA staffers
The National Potato Council (NPC) led a delegation of 6 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staff on a tour of Idaho potato fields during the week of August 14.
Potatoes look good in North Dakota, Minnesota.
Red River Valley potato growers generally have avoided drought and deluge this growing season. That bodes well for the soon-to-begin 2017 harvest.
Agricultural Equipment Market predicted to grow at CAGR 6.5% to 2024: EstiCast
Indian Market Research firm Esticast Research and Consulting has prepared a Global Agriculture Equipment Market Overview, predicting this market to grow to USD 279.5 billion in 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2017 to 2024.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Solynta's revolutionary hybrid breeding technology protects potato from late blight by multi-resistance
The breeders of Solynta have succeeded in making potato plants insusceptible to the dreaded potato disease Phytophthora infestans, using their revolutionary hybrid breeding technique.