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October 17, 2022 | Blogs

The World of Potato Research: Fresh water farming in Precision Agriculture

Precision agriculture (PA) is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops. It is a basis for more sustainable farming and highly depending on integration of technologies and knowledge. This column focusses on precision water management on an innovative arable farm.

October 10, 2022 | Blogs

Potato World Vision – No genetic progress without a healthy sector

At the end of May, during the World Potato Congress in Dublin, I had the opportunity to meet many colleagues from the sector. This congress, which is organised (officially) every three years, brings potato science and technology closer to growers, breeders, traders and the processing industry.

October 03, 2022 | Blogs

Brushing up on knowledge for a successful farming business

This summer, I cycled from my home to Santiago de Compostella. A wonderful experience to be on the road alone for a long time, to meet a wide range of people and also to get to know myself in a new way. Both physically and mentally.

September 26, 2022 | Blogs

External tuber disorders: Malformed tubers

Malformed tubers take many shapes. The deformed or misshapen tubers may be knobby, doll-like, have bottle necks like dumbbells and have a spiked rose end (pear shaped).

September 19, 2022 | Blogs

External tuber disorders: Skinning

When tubers mature before they are harvested the skin sets. Before the skin is set the thin epidermis can easily be removed through abrasion or attrition.

September 12, 2022 | Blogs

Potato Variety Days 2021: Jarke Kruize, Royal ZAP/Semagri Holland

The content of this blog originates from the article on the Potato Variety Days 2021 published in PotatoWorld magazine 2022/01.

September 05, 2022 | Blogs

Potato Variety Days 2021: Johan van der Stee, Meijer Potato

The content of this blog originates from the article on the Potato Variety Days 2021 published in PotatoWorld magazine 2022/01.

August 29, 2022 | Blogs

Potato Variety Days 2021: Matthijs Kloek, Den Hartigh

The content of this blog originates from the article on the Potato Variety Days 2021 published in PotatoWorld magazine 2022/01.

August 22, 2022 | Blogs

Potato Variety Days 2021: Sjefke Allefs, Agrico Research

The content of this blog originates from the article on the Potato Variety Days 2021 published in PotatoWorld magazine 2022/01.

August 15, 2022 | Blogs

Potato Variety Days 2021: Rutvik Patil, STET

The content of this blog originates from the article on the Potato Variety Days 2021 published in PotatoWorld magazine 2022/01.

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