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Drones can help optimize nitrogen fertilization in potato farming
July 26, 2017
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.
Colombia: Crean un dron que siembra medio bulto de papa por trayecto
July 22, 2017
Lo que comenzó como una idea para desarrollar un robot que transplantara árboles, terminó convertido en un dron para sembrar papas. Estudiantes de la universidad Uniagraria de Bogotá idearon este revolucionario proyecto.
AVR launches trailed Ceres 450 combined potato planter
April 24, 2017
Now that the potato planting season is upon us, we have a newcomer in the field. Potato machine manufacturer AVR is launching the trailed Ceres 450 combined potato planter.
Local mayor gets potato planting underway for PotatoEurope 2017
April 03, 2017
The potatoes that will be used in the live demonstrations during the PotatoEurope trade show, which will take place on 13 and 14 September in Emmeloord, the Netherlands, have been planted.
WatchITgrow: Potato (Processing) sector in Belgium launches geo-information system
March 18, 2017
WatchITgrow is a new geo-information platform developed for the potato sector in Belgium with the purpose to better estimate and increase the potato yield in a sustainable way.
PotatoEurope 2017 – Precision farming in practice
February 14, 2017
With seven months still to go, 50 percent of the exhibition space at PotatoEurope 2017 – the trade show dedicated to the entire potato chain – has already been sold. The theme of this year’s edition – ‘Potatoes feed & meet the world’ – is linked to the potato’s huge potential to feed the world’s growing population.
Potato Trade show Interpom | Primeurs 2016 focuses on Precision Technology
July 06, 2016
Interpom | Primeurs 2016 promises to be the biggest edition of this potato event ever and the 2016 theme is: 'Growing through precision technology'.
East African drone pilot project started to gather crop data in Tanzania
February 26, 2016
Researchers from the University of Nairobi, the International Potato Centre (CIP) and others ave started a pilot project in Tanzania, where a drone was able to pinpoint 14 different varieties of sweet potatoes in Ukiriguru Research Institute in Mwanza.