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Drones offer an opportunity to gather detailed data on a potato field before and during the growing season

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.
Belgian Potato Industry launches industrial potato monitoring platform 'iPot'

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.
McCain Foods Canada receives research support of Province of New Brunswick

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.
Drone Technology may assist Potato growers

Drone Technology may assist Potato growers

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 ...
Boost your potato planter's efficiency with Miedema HMI GPS Planting Comfort

Boost your potato planter's efficiency with 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 ...
Agrometius Vehicle Sync

Agrometius highlights solutions for precision agriculture at the Interpom | Primeurs 2012

November 12, 2012
Agrometius highlights solutions for precision agriculture at the Interpom | Primeurs 2012
 World potato Congres 2012

Space age agronomy on show at the World Potato Congress

March 01, 2012
Satellite technology developed during the cold war is set to deliver state-of-the-art crop monitoring systems to help growers improve agronomy and drive up profits. Although the technology dates back several decades, its capabilities for remote sensing...
Moisture probe in a potato field to measure the moisture content of the soil (picture added in 2017)

Frito-lay wants to run the chips factory on water extracted from the potato

May 26, 2010
Food giant PepsiCo has come up with a novel way to cut its water consumption - by extracting it from potatoes and recycling it.

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