Smart Farming is still a matter of trial and error
It’s still a matter of trial and error with Smart Farming, as was recently shown at sector meetings in the Netherlands about the first practical experiences.
EAPR offers in-depth knowledge meeting
The European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) is organising a number of high-quality knowledge meetings in various countries this year, where company consultants and researchers can meet each other.
Everything is about flexibility in a modern seed potato business
Times are changing. As an entrepreneur, you regularly have to make a choice: change or continue as before.
Record breaking potato trade in 2015
World potato trade was worth at least €10.8 billion or US$12.2 billion in 2015….
The art of export
They’re magic, the figures that the processing industries jointly realise in the worldwide export of processed products.
Potatoes healthy or not ?
Lately a lot of discussion is going on about how healthy or unhealthy potatoes are. When you google “is potato healthy or not” you get more than 40 million results.
Focus on taste and quality at Flevostar Potato
In 1991, potato grower Jaap Kodde in Dronten started to package and market his home-grown five hectares of Bildtstar. In those days, Bildtstar was still a new table potato variety with a distinctive taste that was particularly appreciated by the Dutch consumer.
Sopa de papas y pan
Like in many Southern European countries, in Argentina the potato is used as a vegetable.
The new farmers
Last year, we told our customers that the Agrifac growers are going to help produce 50 percent more yield with 50 percent less crop protection.
In the potato chain, marketing programmes can be organised in different ways. A well-known programme in the Netherlands is the pool agreement, a contract between grower and trader.