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Soiltech Wireless Completes USD 2.5M Funding Round to Increase Product Velocity and Advance Stability

Soiltech Wireless - provider of an affordable soil moisture sensor - completes USD 2.5M Funding Round

July 23, 2022
Soiltech Wireless, a leader in remote crop monitoring and traceability from farm to transport and storage, has completed its seed funding round of USD 2.5 million. Homegrown Capital was the leader in this round along with Great North Ventures
Estonian farmers start cereal, potato harvest

Farmers in Estonia have started cereal, potato harvest

July 23, 2022
Farmers in Central Estonia have started the cereal and potato harvest. Despite the cool spring and dry summer, this year's results are good. Potatoes from the Rebase Farm near Aravete have already reached the market, Friday's "Aktuaalne kaamera" reported.
No potato wart found in 5,000 samples tested by CFIA.

No sign of potato wart in 5,000 Prince Edward Island soil samples tested so far

July 23, 2022
With testing completed on 5,000 Prince Edward Island (PEI) soil samples collected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency from March to June no potato wart has been found.
Heatwave to push up price of chips (French Fries), say UK potato farmers

Heatwave to push up price of chips (French Fries), say UK potato farmers

July 22, 2022
In the United Kingdom the price of French fries (UK: chips) is set to increase after recent high temperatures ravaged crops, potato growers have warned. Farmers said the heatwave had added to pressures caused by rising costs linked to the war in Ukraine.
European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) awards Honorary Memberships to Mike Storey and Kazimiera Zgórska

European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) awards Honorary Memberships to Mike Storey and Kazimiera Zgórska

July 20, 2022
The European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) Council has awarded two honorary memberships to celebrate people with outstanding achievements in potato research and significant contributions to the association.
Avances en investigaciones de variedades de papas de Bielorrusia en suelo Nicaragüense.

Avances en investigaciones de variedades de papas de Bielorrusia en suelo Nicaragüense

July 19, 2022
En Nicaragua se investigaron 6 variedades de papa del Centro científico y práctico de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Bielorrusia para papa y horticultura, observándose de manera particular que el cambio de temperaturas helada a tropical acortó el ciclo de cosecha en el cultivo.
TAG Industrial of Marcus & Millichap
Latest CNH industrial investment reinforces the global leadership of Case IH in crop protection equipment.

Case IH acquires spray booms specialist to strengthen its crop protection equipment portfolio

July 19, 2022
CNH Industrial has acquired Specialty Enterprises LLC (Specialty), North America’s largest manufacturer of premium aluminium spray booms for agricultural applications. Specialty, which operates one manufacturing facility.
Simplot and Tasmanian spud farmers in standoff over rising prices.

Simplot and Potato farmers of Tasmania in standoff over rising prices

July 18, 2022
Farmers have rejected a second price offer made by food manufacturer Simplot for their potato crop this season.
Algeria: Analysis of the potato value chain in the province of El-Oued.

The potato value chain in the province of El-Oued, Algeria

July 18, 2022
The potato sector in Algeria is considered to be a strategic crop for the economic development, many levers have been put in place in recent years to increase yield levels , which have been quadrupled to 5 million tons.
Newtec Optical sorters, here applied for potatoes to be packed for retail

Newtec’s Optical Sorting Solution ideal for packers of table potatoes

July 18, 2022
Newtec’s weighing, sorting and packing solutions offer reliability and efficiency of production for customers in the food industry, such as potato packers.

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