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Soiltech has expanded the functionality of its soil moisture sensor with temperature, humidity, location and impacts
December 30, 2020
Enabled by AT&T’s nationwide, highly secure LTE-M cellular network, the Soiltech Sensor precisely records and transmits data for soil moisture, temperature, humidity, location and impacts that may create bruising while crops are being grown, transported, and stored.
New study on photosynthesis efficiency in native potatoes
August 28, 2020
A new publication by scientists from the International Potato Center (CIP) highlights the usefulness of combining crop growth model, remote sensing, and plant ecophysiological tools to assess genetic efficiencies in potato landraces.
Smart potato farming: AVR and Dacom combine field and machine data
August 28, 2020
Less cultivating equipment required by cleverly combining field and machine data. This data is displayed on the digital platform AVR Connect, offering the farmer improved, real time insights into what is going on inside the machine, how it is operating, and how the process can be made more efficient.
PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants
February 14, 2020
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
Launched at the Potato Expo: The 'Eye on Potatoes' Podcast
January 15, 2020
Kicking off the 12th annual Potato Expo, held Jan 14-15 in Las Vegas, the National Potato Council announced the launch of its new podcast, 'Eye on Potatoes'. The podcast in available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
Online tool to detect blackleg disease in potato using DNA testing has widespread application
December 05, 2019
Scientists have developed a user-friendly online tool called Uniqprimer, which quickly and automatically designs species-specific DNA tags (also known as primers) for detecting pathogens such as Dickeya dianthicola using DNA testing.
El futuro del campo está en la tecnología, arranca Expo Agroalimentaria en Irapuato
November 22, 2019
Los efectos del cambio climático como los largos periodos de sequía o lluvias en abundancia, aunado a los altos costos de insumos agrícolas hacen que producir sea cada vez más complicado no sólo en Irpuato, México, sino en el mundo.
SoilEssentials now reseller of the wireless irrigation sensor and the T & RH monitoring system of 7Sense
November 21, 2019
The Scottish precision farming pioneers SoilEssentials announces collaboration with Norwegian company 7Sense, to be the UK’s reseller of their smart, wireless temperature & humidity sensor monitoring system and their reliable, waterproof irrigation sensor