News on Potato Cultivation from Belgium
Challenging 2023 Season for European Seed Potatoes
September 21, 2023The European seed potato industry has a long history of producing and supplying high-quality planting material to European and overseas growers.
Potato Europe 2023 attracts increasingly international crowd
September 19, 2023Potato Europe 2023, recently held in Tournai, Belgium, became more international than we saw in the past years. Visitors from all around the world visited the event to see the latest European potato technologies.
Average potato production in North-western-Europe threatened by quality issues
September 14, 2023The last 4 months was not easy going for the potato production in the NEPG region. But despite the difficult weather conditions, first yield estimates suggest a return to multi-year averages, with an estimated harvest of around 23 million tonnes of potatoes.
Looking back at Potato Europe 2023: Dewulf unveils Certa 40 Integral and MH 24x series with Scotts Evolution
September 12, 2023The 2023 edition of Potato Europe took place in Kain (Doornik), Belgium, last week. There, the full-liner in potato cultivation machines unveiled innovations in its product lines for both planting and storage.
Crop.zone breaks ground in Canada, set to showcase revolutionary herbicide at Potato Europe 2023
September 05, 2023Crop.zone, a pioneering agtech company, just announced the successful launch of its revolutionary hybrid herbicide technology in Canada.
Dewulf to present new potato planter at Potato Europe 2023: Certa 40 Integral
August 27, 2023In keeping with the four-yearly tradition, one of the potato sector's most important trade fairs, Potato Europe, will soon again be held in Kain (Doornik), Belgium. Among a range of innovations Dewulf will present at Potato Europe 2023, the main eye catcher will be an entirely new cup planter, named Certa 40 Integral.
Potato acreage in North-western Europe up 2 to 3 percent. Questions about total production remain
July 08, 2023The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimate the area of ware potatoes has increased by 2 to 3%. This is slightly higher than the record in 2020, when it was 522.000 ha for the EU-4 (NL, BE, DE, FR).
AVR targets the market of its used agricultural machinery with a new brand: AVR Green Select
July 08, 2023To actively take charge of its products on the used market, AVR is launching a dedicated team and accompanying brand for its used agricultural machinery: AVR Green Select.
Dewulf offers updates for its CP 42 Smart-Float potato planter
June 12, 2023The sector-wide preference for potato planting and ridging in one working pass has never been greater. Dewulf has been responding to this demand for several years with the Smart-Float principle.
AVR's 4-row self-propelled potato harvester Puma 4.0 gets several upgrades in 2023!
March 19, 2023With the Puma 4.0, the world leader in the segment of 4-row self-propelled harvesters, AVR introduced the world to a robust, high-tech harvester. On their journey to further perfect the Puma 4.0, they have provided the following updates for the 2023 Pumas.