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PotatoEurope 2017 – Precision farming in practice

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.
Especial: Drones para la agricultura

Especial: Drones para la agricultura

November 10, 2016
El boletín ICT Update en su edición de abril de 2016 ofrece 15 articulos sobre drones en la agricultura.
Display of a wide range of potato products

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'.
Research: Drones as delivery mechanism for biological control agents

Research: Drones as delivery vehicle for biological control agents

June 15, 2016
The University of Southern Denmark is developing an ecodrone that will combat pests in completely new ways.
East African drone pilot project started to gather crop data in Tanzania

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.
Quick and early disease detection by drones with hyperspectral camera

Quick and early disease detection by drones with hyperspectral camera

January 27, 2016
Idaho State University researchers have found high-tech cameras mounted on drones flying 60 meters above potato fields can effectively detect individual diseased and stressed plants.
The Digital Potato Farm

The Digital Potato Farm

November 24, 2015
Precision agriculture is already the norm for many arable farms. New methods for collecting important cultivation data are currently being developed. Does this require future growers to become ICT experts?
Drones: Su aplicación para monitoreo de cultivos y contar el ganado

Drones: Su aplicación para monitoreo de cultivos y contar el ganado

March 14, 2015
Son la novedad del momento y tienen muchísimas aplicaciones, una empresa cree que en 2020 cada productor tendrá un drone que vigilará su cosecha.
iPot participants (Courtesy VILT)

Belgian Potato Industry launches industrial potato monitoring platform 'iPot'

August 25, 2014
Belgapom is partnering with research institutions to developed a platform to increase the efficiency of potato production, combining data from drones and satellites.
Premier David Alward announcing the research investment (courtesy CTV News)

McCain Foods Canada receives research support of Province of New Brunswick

June 26, 2014
The provincial government of New Brunswick is investing $5 million in a research and development project at McCain Foods (Canada) which will see the company work with small and medium-sized businesses and researchers from New Brunswick to pursue process improvement, product development and soil remediation initiatives.

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