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Mccain opticak sorter from Haith

McCain Foods invests GBP 2.5m (USD 3m) in an optical sorter for seed potato grading

December 02, 2022
Frozen potato giant McCain is investing GBP 2.5 million in its site in Montrose, Scotland, to install a new optical sorting seed potato grading system.
Fert Spreading Spring-N

Technical fertilisers can help grow more from less this spring

December 01, 2022
Farmers are being urged to choose fertiliser products wisely for upcoming spring nitrogen applications – to maximise yields with less inputs.
Case IH Quadtrac Afs Connect

Success for Case IH and New Holland at SIMA 2022

November 24, 2022
Case IH and New Holland Agriculture, global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, have received awards at SIMA 2022. Held in Paris, France from November 6 to November 10, SIMA is the showcase
Tong FieldLoad PRO optimised

Tong demonstrates a new vision for labour efficiencies at LAMMA 2023

November 17, 2022
Tong Engineering is set to demonstrate its latest handling equipment advances that focus on overcoming
post-harvest labour challenges, at the UK’s largest agricultural machinery show, LAMMA in January.
Irrigation is becoming a necessity in many UK potato fields

United Kingdom: Too parched for potatoes if irrigation is not available?

November 15, 2022
After two dry years out of four, many farmers are seriously considering the future viability of a water hungry crop like potatoes. An exceptionally dry summer for much of the UK this year came on the back of a dry growing season in 2018.
A New Great British Potato Industry Organisation

A New Potato Industry Organisation in Great Britain

October 19, 2022
The Working Group for GB Potatoes has striven to bring the industry together to explore and develop what the industry needs following the levy payer ballots in Potatoes and Horticulture.
Fertiliser placement on covering frame

Savings and cleaner water: Jersey Royal Company applies fertilizer directly under the seed potato with Stocks AG’s Rotor Meter.

October 18, 2022
In the last six years, one of the UK’s leading potato growers has saved over GBP 300,000 (USD 330,000) through an unconventional but highly effective use of Stocks AG’s Rotor Meter.
Farm tool expanded to support farmers' impact on water quality

Farm tool expanded to optimise nitrogen use and evidence impact on water quality

October 11, 2022
With pressure mounting on farmers to measure and reduce their impact on water quality, Trinity AgTech has launched an enhanced module within their natural capital navigation tool, Sandy.
Tong FieldLoad PRO optimised

Tong broadens optical sorting options across its proven range of post-harvest equipment

October 03, 2022
Leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer Tong Engineering has announced its latest product development, which will see advanced optical sorting options available on all new models of its popular fieldloader machine, the FieldLoad PRO.
Potato partners secure GBP 2 million (about USD 2,3 million) investment funding to sustain the future of potato growing.

Potato partners secure GBP 2 million investment funding to sustain the future of potato growing.

August 26, 2022
The Net Zero Hectare project has secured GBP 2.06 million (about USD 2.36 million) in funding acquired from The Farming Innovation Programme, run by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in cooperation with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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