PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants
February 14, 2020
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
NPC Launches New 'Eye on Potatoes' Podcast
January 15, 2020
Kicking off the 12th annual Potato Expo, held Jan 14-15 in Las Vegas, the National Potato Council announced the launch of its new podcast, 'Eye on Potatoes'. The podcast in available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
Online tool to detect blackleg disease in potato using DNA testing has widespread application
December 05, 2019
Scientists have developed a user-friendly online tool called Uniqprimer, which quickly and automatically designs species-specific DNA tags (also known as primers) for detecting pathogens such as Dickeya dianthicola using DNA testing.
El futuro del campo está en la tecnología, arranca Expo Agroalimentaria en Irapuato
November 22, 2019
Los efectos del cambio climático como los largos periodos de sequía o lluvias en abundancia, aunado a los altos costos de insumos agrícolas hacen que producir sea cada vez más complicado no sólo en Irpuato, México, sino en el mundo.
Developing sensors for potato farming
February 05, 2019
Ahmad Al-Mallahi, working at Dalhousie University since October as the McCain Research Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Engineering, is working on sensors and automation to make potato farming smarter.
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.
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.
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