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.

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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.

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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.

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Record breaking potato trade in 2015

World potato trade was worth at least €10.8 billion or US$12.2 billion in 2015….

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The art of export

They’re magic, the figures that the processing industries jointly realise in the worldwide export of processed products.

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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.

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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.

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Sopa de papas y pan

Like in many Southern European countries, in Argentina the potato is used as a vegetable.

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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.

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Organising programmes

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.

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