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UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology.

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.

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

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.
Farming Industry Ignoring Valuable Research As Frosts Hit

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 Announces 2030 Goal to Scale Regenerative Farming Practices Across 7 Million Acres, Equivalent to Entire Agricultural Footprint

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

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.
Nature-friendly farming reduces costs for potato farmer

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

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.
Pepsico UK are cutting carbon emissions by bringing potatoes full circle

Pepsico UK are cutting carbon emissions by turning potato peels into fertilizer

December 08, 2020
Pepsico UK has joined forces with British clean-tech firm CCm Technologies to reduce their carbon footprint by turning their potato waste into fertiliser.
Report: The potato value chain in Morocco

Report: The potato value chain in Morocco

October 16, 2020
The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.

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