Display of a wide range of potato products
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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)
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.
 Drone Oregon State University
April 09, 2013
Agricultural researchers of the Oregon State University will begin testing two small, remote-controlled aircraft this month, flying them over potato fields in the Hermiston area in trials that may help farmers use water, fertilizer and pesticides more ...
 Miedema HMI GPS Planting Comfort
December 16, 2012
The HMI (Human Machine Interface) terminal is a familiar feature on many Miedema machines. For several years now the colourful control panel has formed the basis of the user-friendly control system for machines such as the MB 33 and 55 box fillers, ML ...