News on Fertilizer Application

Brand new website about sustainable fertilization of potatoes.
April 02, 2024

Belfertil and Belgapom promote the sustainable fertilization of potatoes with a new website for growers

BELFertil and Belgapom collaborate to offer growers, crop supervisors, and advisors a new website dedicated to sustainable fertilization practices for potatoes.
Argentina: técnicas de nutrición complementaria
March 18, 2024

Argentina: técnicas de nutrición complementaria

Jornada técnica sobre nutrición complementaria muestra resultados a campo muy prometedores.
España: nueva logica de fertilización
February 14, 2024

España: nueva logica de fertilización

El pacto verde complejiza el cultivo de patatas en Europa debido a las restricciones en el uso de fertilizantes. España debe adaptarse para sobrevivir.
Simplot's Portage la Prairie Plant
February 13, 2024

Simplot Fertilizer and Potato Processing Plants Recognized for Energy Efficiency

A sustainable business. A healthy planet. A responsibility to all. Purposeful actions that benefit our world and the bottom line ensure successful operations at Simplot now and well into the future.
Scientists make groundbreaking discovery that could secure our food supply using technology
January 27, 2024

Groundbreaking discovery could slash carbon footprint of fertilizer

Scientists have developed a more planet-friendly way to produce fertilizer, which is an essential component of global food systems.
Reduced nitrogen fertilization: Potato varieties react differently
January 08, 2024

Potato varieties react differently to reduced nitrogen fertilization: thesis

The German Potato Industry Association (DKHV) honored Christin Meyer's thesis on nitrogen fertilization of (starch) potatoes, research carried out at the University of Göttingen.
Marcus Palmer, Manager Owner at MJP Supplies, Algifol at BP23
November 27, 2023

Biostimulant Field Trial Results Impress British Potato Visitors

A biostimulant brand that made its debut at this year's British Potato impressed show visitors with the results of three recent field trials.
México: fertilización eficiente de cara a una temporada competitiva
November 22, 2023

México: fertilización eficiente de cara a una temporada competitiva

En México los productores se capacitan sobre técnicas de fertilización de cara a una nueva temporada.
Scott Anderson, science co-ordinator for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's research station in Harrington, came up with the name for the 'Plowdown Challenge.' (Courtesy: CBC)
October 30, 2023

Scientist challenges farmers to guess the yield of potato field grown without fertilizers

A scientist from Prince Edward Island has issued a challenge to Island farmers: Guess the yield of a potato field grown using only fertilizer left over from last year's crop.
Growing Nitrogen: Plants like this vetch plant with long roots can produce lots of nitrogen once they become established.
September 27, 2023

Start growing your own nitrogen

Four studies released from 2019 to 2023 by the University of Illinois show that on average, 67% of nitrogen found in corn comes from sources occurring in the soil. Researchers labeled nitrogen fertilizers applied with N15 to identify naturally occurring nitrogen vs. synthetic nitrogen.
Bayer Serenade
September 16, 2023

Bayer finds in-furrow application of biological fungicide Serenade boosts potato quality and potato vitality

Serenade is a biological fungicide based on a living bacterium derived from nature. In extensive trials, Bayer identified a number of positive effects on the potato crop.
Taylor Grant, Leah Halverson and Bryan Jones: The Next Generation of Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023

Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers

A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
Seaweed biostimulant Algifol to Debut at British Potato 2023
August 16, 2023

From ocean to potato fields: Seaweed biostimulant Algifol to make waves at British Potato Show

A biostimulant brand that is increasingly popular with potato growers will make its debut at this year’s British Potato show in Harrogate. Algifol, which is a seaweed-based biostimulant, will be on stand 123A in Hall 1 at the November event.
Fresh Potatoes
August 03, 2023

Revolutionizing the Potato Industry: Unleashing the Power of Biotechnology

The potato, a humble yet indispensable vegetable, holds a special place in the hearts of millions worldwide. As one of the most widely consumed staple crops, it plays a vital role in global food security
July 23, 2023

PepsiCo and Fertiberia launch programme to produce fertilizer from green hydrogen

PepsiCo and Fertiberia have partnered up to launch a pilot programme to reduce emissions in potato cultivation. Fertiberia's Impact Zero fertilizers are produced from green hydrogen (replacing natural gas), and precision agriculture.
Soil Erosion: A Looming Threat to Farmers
June 28, 2023

Soil Erosion: A Looming Threat to Farmers

Soil erosion, a natural process exacerbated by human activities, poses a significant challenge to agricultural sustainability worldwide. This relentless force gradually strips away fertile topsoil, leaving a devastating impact on farmers and the environment.
P.E.I. potato crops benefit from eco-friendly fertilizer in new research study
June 14, 2023

Prince Edward Island potato crops benefit from eco-friendly slow-release fertilizer in new research study

Steve Watts from Genesis Crop Systems Inc. along with six farmers participated in the Living Labs Atlantic project to test out a slow-release nitrogen fertilizer, also called enhanced efficiency nitrogen.
Picketa Systems deploys new LENS™ tissue analysis system with CAD 1.4M Seed Round
May 26, 2023

Picketa Systems deploys new LENS™ potato plant tissue analysis system with CAD 1.4M Seed Round

In a critical move towards advancing precision agriculture, AgTech startup Picketa Systems has successfully closed a CAD 1.445M (USD 1.059M) (Seed investment round. The funding will broaden the development and deployment of their real-time plant tissue analysis technology, called LENS™.


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