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Precision agriculture

November 09, 2023 | News

Agritechnica focus on trends in potato technology

From 12-18 November Agritechnica takes place in Hannover, Germany. During the event there is a main focus on potatoes. Dr. Rolf Peters presents his vision on trends in potato technology. He states that potato growing has required a particularly high degree of flexibility from farmers in this year’s growing season due to the intensive change…

June 20, 2023 | Articles

Sticks, carrots and elephants

Precision agriculture (PA) is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in potatoes and other crops. It allows managing both farm and environmental/societal targets. What is the effect of ‘sticks’, ‘carrots’ and ‘elephants’ in adoption of PA and transition to more sustainable farming?

March 21, 2023 | Articles

GEO4A maps seed potato harvest in time

The earlier the yield, and the earlier the quality of the seed potato yields of all growers are known, the more efficient the sales and the marketing will be. This will all eventually benefit the pay-out. At least, that is the aim of seed potato trading merchant Den Hartigh from Emmeloord. Since the start of…

March 21, 2023 | Articles

New market for as-applied maps?

Precision agriculture (PA) is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in potatoes and other crops. By nature, it is data-driven, and ultimately a digital copy of a farm. As-applied maps will become more important for farmers.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

Farmmaps promotes precision farming with on-farm data

At the end of February, Farmmaps went live: one digital location where the grower can store allhis farm data and consult decision­-supporting modules. This platform takes years of knowledge and experience – built up during the (further) development of its predecessor Akkerweb – to the next level, at home and abroad.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

HarvestEye maps harvest immediately

A new step in precision farming is HarvestEye from B-Hive from the British town of Lincoln. This is a high-tech camera technology in combination with intelligent software for mounting on potato harvesters.

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