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October 15, 2021 | News

Insight in potato crop development during extreme weather conditions

A Belgian project is gaining insight in potato crop development and quality during extreme weather conditions.

September 24, 2021 | News

Ukrainian potato support program aims for import substitution

In 2021 Ukraine will have a state support program for the development of the potato sector.

September 23, 2021 | Articles

Keeping up with the times, driving force in almost 100 years of seed potato cultivation

The seed potato company of the Ryckaert family from Assenede is a household name in Belgium, and they are also no strangers for many colleagues in the Dutch sector. With almost a century of knowledge and experience in potato multiplication, that is not surprising. Keeping up with the times is the driving force in their…

September 23, 2021 | Articles

Human labour is a key factor

Agricultural mechanisation in the past hundred years has been largely focused on the reduction of human labour. This has been successful, but has led to soil compaction as a result of large, heavy machinery. And a lot of labour is still needed for mechanical weed control and for the spraying of plant protection chemicals.

August 26, 2021 | News

ADAPT: ‘Climate change poses threat to European potato production’

Almost 90 percent of potato growers indicate that changes in climatic conditions have affected their potato production in the last 10 years, a recent survey shows.

June 10, 2021 | News

Crop optimization programme that benefits both Avebe and growers brings home Gold status

The members of Royal Avebe participating in the Optimeel growing programme have been awarded Gold status.

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