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Yara acquires Finnish Ecolan to expand its organic fertilizer business
September 01, 2021
Yara Suomi Oy announced today the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilizers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertilizer segment.
Chemical fertilizer with a zero carbon footprint one step closer with the launch of HEGRA
August 17, 2021
The company HEGRA is launched at Herøya, Porsgrunn, with former Statnett CEO, Auke Lont as Chairman.The company aims to electrify and decarbonize the ammonia plant at Herøya.
Managing nutrition during tuber bulking crucial for water regulation
July 08, 2021
With tuber bulking being such a critical, yet energy sapping period in potato crop development, now is the time to consider nutrition applications to support crop health and maintain tuber growth.
AKILIMO digital platform improves potato yields in Rwanda
July 04, 2021
CIP and RAB are focusing their efforts in this area to release varieties that are high-yielding, pest and disease resistant, and climate-resilient. But is this enough to overcome the low potato yields faced by Rwandan farmers?
UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology
June 02, 2021
British carbon capture and utilization company CCm Technologies has been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop new modular Carbon Capture and Sequestration units.
Stoller - VigorSeed: fast and uniform germination of potato seeds
May 27, 2021
VigorSeed is a product based on the Stoller technology which promotes the germination of seeds by improving the growth and development of roots for quicker planting. Using VigorSeed in the furrows when planting potato seeds will give your crop a head start, maximizing the chances of obtaining higher yields and optimal quality.
Ukrainian Potato Day will be held on August 26-27, 2021, co-located with the 1st Irrigation Show and Conference
May 26, 2021
Ukrainian Potato Day, with a catchy subtitle 'Potato Blockchain', goes ahead on August 26-27, 2021 in Chulakivka, Kherson Region. It is the only specialized event for potato production in Ukraine organized in close cooperation between the Ukrainian Association of Potato Producers and DLG Ukraine LLC.
Biostimulants: Is farming Industry missing out on an opportunity to protect plants against stress?
May 19, 2021
A Lincolnshire farmer believes many in the industry are ignoring valuable research into how best to protect crops from extreme weather conditions and are losing millions of pounds as a result.
PepsiCo to Move to Regenerative Farming Practices for all its ingredients
April 20, 2021
Pepsico's Efforts are Estimated to Reduce At Least 3 Million Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by the End of the Decade. PepsiCo's 'Positive Agriculture' Ambition Additionally Targets to Improve Livelihoods of Those in its Agricultural Supply Chain, and Sustainably Source 100% of its Key Ingredients.
Green Headlands around potato fields boost soil health and fertility
March 23, 2021
Planting a Green Headland on uncropped areas around potato and field vegetable crops can capture nutrients worth £200/ha over the growing season.
Sustainable potato farming in South Africa reduces costs as well
February 11, 2021
Managing plant health and strict water monitoring have paved the way to success for AL 3 Boerdery in Dendron, Limpopo.
Why a new potato variety could be a game-changer for farmers in East Africa
December 17, 2020
Imagine being a potato farmer in Ethiopia, Kenya, or Nigeria. On a small piece of land, which you depend on for food and income, you have spent months planting, weeding, and watering.