Telefónica Colombia y FAO presentan piloto ‘Smart Agro’
November 02, 2018
Se trata de un proceso de innovación, digitalización y análisis de datos que transformaría la agricultura del territorio nacional y brindaría mejores condiciones a la seguridad alimentaria.
Nuevas tecnologías aplicadas a la producción de alimentos
October 17, 2018
Cuál es su rol en el sector agropecuario? Es un tema a discutirse durante las Jornadas de Inmersión en AgTech, que se realizarán entre el 6 y 7 de noviembre, en la ciudad argentina de Rosario.
El nuevo satélite argentino anticipará inundaciones y sequías
October 09, 2018
Tiene tres toneladas de peso y una antena radar de 10 metros de largo. Producirá principalmente imágenes para el agro, la gestión de emergencias hídricas y la vigilancia del mar argentino.
Turning potatoes into plant sensors for the US Military
October 04, 2018
Researchers with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will lead a new DARPA program of $7.5 million to use potato plants as a new, revolutionary sensor platform to detect environmental threats to deployed troops and civilians.
Mapping and evaluating the health of potato fields based on satellite data
October 04, 2018
Rezatec - a UK based company focused on the analysis and interpretation of satellite data - has in collaboration with AHDB Potatoes investigated the effectiveness of using satellite data to map the extent of potato crops in pilot locations across the UK.
Fate North Carolina Sweet Potato Crop after Florence still a question mark
September 23, 2018
The problem for North Carolina’s sweet potato farmers is knowing whether the drenching rains unleashed by hurricane Florence will have the same effect as being inundated by a flooded pond or creek. Some sweet potato fields received as much as 30 inches.
Marc Van Herreweghe new chairman of Belgapom, the Belgian association representing potato processing and trade
July 07, 2018
Belgapom, the Belgian potato trade and processing industry association, has appointed Marc Van Herreweghe as its new chairman.
Mahindra & Mahindra joins McCain and Monsanto as investor in Big Data company Resson
May 10, 2018
Resson, a predictive analytics company for the agricultural industry, welcomed Mahindra & Mahindra as a strategic partner, joining existing strategic partners, which include McCain Foods and Monsanto Growth Ventures.
The next frontier: potato and precision agriculture
May 01, 2018
Potato cultivation has a number of quirks that make it both a prime candidate for precision agriculture and a little different than other crops
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
April 19, 2018
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
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