High Tech for Farms: Bosch moves into Agricultural Technology Market worth billions
November 13, 2017
Using sensors to determine the best time for harvesting and steering automated tractors across fields, the market for agricultural technology is growing worldwide. It is also a lucrative field for Bosch. 'Bosch can do more than cars and cordless screwdrivers. We are bringing high tech to farms, opening up a market worth billions.'
Tolsma-Grisnich shows Potato Storage Innovations at Agritechnica
November 12, 2017
Agritechnica will be the 'Centre of Innovation' for anyone who wants to be updated on the latest global developments in the agribusiness. Tolsma-Grisnich, a regular exhibitor at this event, will show its innovations for the storage of potatoes
New Tong Caretaker trailer reversing sensors are a hit with potato growers
September 03, 2017
Tong’s market leading Caretaker mobile (potato) grader is now available with a new option of trailer reversing sensors, make loading the grader’s hopper much quicker, safer, easier and more accurate than ever before.
Tolsma-Grisnich 5M temperature sensor cable finalist Potato Europe Innovation Award
August 26, 2017
Tolsma-Grisnich has developed a temperature sensor cable that is 5m in length and that can measure the product temperature at various heights throughout the stack of potatoes.The product is one of the five finalists for the Potato Europe Innovation Awards.
Early maturing potato cultivars can be identified using ground-penetrating radar, finds Texas A&M Agrilife
August 17, 2017
Dirk Hays,Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant geneticist: “With Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), we can image the size of the tubers and get a correlation to the actual physical size of the potato without harvesting them. Potatoes are a dream for Ground Penetrating Radar.”
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.