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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 is launching the trailed Ceres 450 combined potato planter, a 4-row trailed potato planter with a hopper capacity of up to 3,500 kg (4x75 cm) or 4,000 kg (4x90 cm).

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.
Mayor of World Potato City Emmeloord Aucke van der Werff himself took place in the telehandler to throw a load of seed potatoes in the Miedema planter, to get the planting underway

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.
This Potato field in Belgium is featured on the homepage of the geo-information system WatchITgrow ( that was launched last week by stakeholders of the Belgian potato sector.

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.
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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.
The Interpom | Primeurs 2016 Tradeshow truly covers the entire potato production chain: potato varieties and seed potatoes, crop protection, agricultural machinery, storage, processing and packaging equipment and processed 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'.
Drones will fly over fields with their tanks filled with ladybirds, predatory mites or parasitic wasps and spread the insects precisely where pests are ravaging the crops.

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.
Flying a specially equipped drone, a team of CIP researchers from South America and Africa has successfully used remote-sensing technology to obtain data on orange-fleshed sweetpotato fields in East Africa.

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.
Donna Delparte, assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University with drone near a potato field.
She presented her research results during the Idaho Potato Conference 2016.

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.


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