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Bosch and BASF establish joint venture for digital technologies in the agricultural sector
November 12, 2020
Bosch and BASF Digital Farming have signed a 50:50 joint venture (JV) agreement to globally market and sell smart farming solutions from a single source in the future.
The Pre-Sprouting Crates From Bekuplast in Action: The Anrather Spargelhof in Willich Uses These Boxes.
October 16, 2020
With regard to potatoes, pre-germination is crucial for good growth. Pre-sprouting enables growers to achieve higher yields and start harvesting up to 6-8 weeks before 'normal' potatoes. It is important that the potatoes are evenly exposed and ventilated.
The plant on the left is untreated and the fungi are clearly visible. The right plant was treated with the acid, the fungus could not cause any damage.
September 25, 2020
Widespread fungal disease in plants can be controlled with a commercially available chemical that has been primarily used in medicine until now. This discovery was made by scientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of the State of Paraná in Brazil.
Restrain sprout suppressor approved in Germany
July 09, 2020
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) has approved the ethylene-based sprout suppressor Restrain as a safe crop protection product with immediate effect. The approval applies to the treatment of potatoes (for both domestic consumption and starch production), onions, garlic, shallots, propagating material, and tomatoes.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020 At 09:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time With Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: 'Mechanisation Levels For The Global Potato Industry'
June 12, 2020
The World Potato Congress continues its webinar series with a presentation by Burkhard Kuhlmann of Grimme, entitled 'Mechanisation Levels for the Global Potato Industry'.
Lively demand for Cypriot early potatoes in Germany
April 15, 2020
The sunny weather and the early start of the domestic asparagus season are particularly advantageous for potato imports. We are now hoping for a successful continuation of the campaign after Easter.
Alemania prohíbe la entrada al país de trabajadores temporeros para frenar el coronavirus
March 30, 2020
El Ministerio del Interior alemán ha anunciado la prohibición de entrada al país a partir de las 17.00 horas de este miércoles de los trabajadores temporeros en el marco de los esfuerzos para frenar la propagación del coronavirus.
WG 900: The New Grimme Web Grader
March 02, 2020
Web graders are used to grade different sizes when storing potatoes and onions. For the 2020 season, GRIMME has extensively upgraded the proven and very gentle web grader WG 900.
EUROPLANT at the FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020: Focus on slow-germinating and very early varieties
February 25, 2020
As the world's leading trade fair for the global fruit and vegetable sector, FRUIT
LOGISTICA, which took place from 5 to 7 February 2020 at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, is a meeting
place for experts and companies in the branch.
Europatat highlights the potato sector priorities at Fruit Logistica 2020
February 06, 2020
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, is attending Fruit Logistica during its edition 2020. As every year, the association is taking the opportunity to meet with many of its current and potential partners.

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