Chain responsibility

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With the installation of a robot-controlled box warehouse at the farm of seed potato grower Gilbert van Campen,


Grip on own data brings benefits of precision farming to the grower


Much is expected from precision farming both inside and outside the potato sector.


Incorporating data innovations requires ability to change

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The current disruptive potato market requires a focus on future opportunities. In addition to the terrible events in Eastern Europe,


Geoffroy d’Evry new Chairman of NEPG

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The Frenchman Geoffroy d’Evry recently became Chairman of the European Growers’ Organisation (NEPG).

The European growers’ organisation, North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG),


Wageningen scientists unravel how Phytophthora infestans sharpens its weapons

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The most notorious member of the family is Phytophthora infestans, responsible for causing the potato blight disease.

After a team of researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR)


Autonomous electronical grading with new robot box warehouse

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Well trained, seed potato grower Gilbert van Campen from the village of Kraggenburg moves his cubic-metre boxes into the box storage of his electronic grading installation.


Preparations for PotatoEurope 2022 in Germany fully underway

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On September 7 and 8 of this year, DLG will organize the German edition of international potato trade fair PotatoEurope.


The possibilities and impossibilities of True Potato Seed (TPS)

In 2011, a breakthrough was reported in developing hybrid potato varieties.

In this essay, Dr Jan van Loon, who obtained his doctorate two years ago on the ‘History of Potato Breeding in the Netherlands,


A unique tour of tinned potatoes


Tinned potatoes. That’s certainly not the first thing the Dutch consumer thinks of in his search for a potato meal.


Growth in world potato area halte by pandemic


The pandemic appears to have stalled the increase in potato production


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