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Fairs & Conferences

Precision farming in potato production – challenges and opportunities

By Dr. Rolf Peters

The potato is one of the five most important crops cultivated worldwide. However, growing potatoes is associated with a high workload which can be significantly reduced by the use of technology. In addition, high yield and a tuber quality suitable for exploitation presuppose intensive plant management while the crop is growing.

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Welcome to Potato Europe 2018, welcome in Germany!

We look forward to having PotatoEurope back in Germany in 2018 at Rittergut Bockerode, near Hanover, on September 12-13. Why is it a "must" für potato growers to visit Germany this year?

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Agritechnica Asia expands

This year’s Agritechnica Asia trade fair in Bangkok will include the new Systems & Components Asia exhibition for the first time. Systems & Components is a platform where visitors involved in research and development, procurement and purchasing at original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the off-highway sector can find out about innovations in the fields of engines, hydraulics, axles, gearboxes, cabins, electronics and other components.

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EnergyDecentral 2018: Combined heat and power plants in agriculture

Farmers and companies involved with food production that want a self-sufficient source of electricity and heat could find a combined heat and power (CHP) plant a particularly rational form of energy production. Thanks to recent advances in drive technology and exhaust after-treatment, CHPs can provide the energy needed for farm operations or food production, while meeting future emission limits.

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