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Drones and Agricultural Sensors

Drones and Agricultural Sensors

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
Tolsma-Grisnich shows Potato Storage Innovations at Agritechnica
Agritechnica will be the 'Centre of Innovation' for anyone who wants to be updated on the latest global developments in the agribusiness. Tolsma-Grisnich, a regular exhibitor at this event, will show its innovations for the storage of potatoes
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Mooij Agro builds potato storage with humidification for Lamb Weston Grower in Germany
Potato Storage Specialist Mooij Agro announced that they have built a potato storage for a Lamb Weston potato grower in Titz, Germany.
Tuesday, October 31, 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!
 New Tong Caretaker trailer reversing sensors are a hit with potato growers
Tong’s market leading Caretaker mobile (potato) grader is now available with a new option of trailer reversing sensors, make loading the grader’s hopper much quicker, safer, easier and more accurate than ever before.
Tolsma-Grisnich 5M temperature sensor cable for bulk potato storage
Tolsma-Grisnich has developed a temperature sensor cable that is 5m in length and that can measure the product temperature at various heights throughout the stack of potatoes.The product is one of the five finalists for the Potato Europe Innovation Awards.
Early maturing potato cultivars identified successfully using ground-penetrating radar by Texas A&M Agrilife
Dirk Hays,Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant geneticist: “With Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), we can image the size of the tubers and get a correlation to the actual physical size of the potato without harvesting them. Potatoes are a dream for Ground Penetrating Radar.”
Drones can help optimize the use of nitrogen fertilization in potato farming
Now there is a validated method that can not only determine far more precisely how much nitrogen should be applied, but also shows us the differences in nitrogen demand within fields. This will lead to a much more efficient use of nitrogen.