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Site-specific visual yield determination in seed potato harvesting

12 November 2022

Multiple projects, among which TTADDA, have contributed to the successful development of a precision camera-based potato yield mapping system. This visual yield mapping system is the next step in closing the precision agriculture cycle, providing crystal-clear insights in the potatoes harvested per square meter.

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Live meetings are essential in Dutch Japanese partnerships

27 October 2022

The TTADDA project was launched in 2020 and its full name summarizes the goal of the project which states: ‘Transition Towards a Data driven Agriculture, for collaboration between Japan and The Netherlands on potato’.

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Sensors visualise potato tuber growth

24 December 2021

In the new era of Agriculture nowadays, the use of high technology attracts young farmers and offers solution. Potato cultivation is one of the examples. Data about the crop could help the farmer with harvest forecasting and growth monitoring by using simple sensors. 

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Promising results of scoring with drones in diploid hybrids

22 December 2021

In 2021 Researchers from WUR and Solynta collaborated in a field trial, in which we aimed to improve and digitalize data collection in time during the season.

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Data driven field crop production in The Netherlands

30 November 2021

The Netherlands is a country known for advanced initiatives in precision agriculture. Data driven VRA application, Akkerweb/FarmMaps, is a good example of how precision agriculture can help to achieve greater efficiency and yields.

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Transition Towards a Data Driven Agriculture (TTADDA)

22 October 2021

Digitizing agriculture to improve the yield of potatoes and lowering emissions and water usage. That’s the main goal of this research project. The research team is developing new methods for below and above ground sensing and multiple techniques, like radar, x-ray, hyperspectral imaging and impedance tomography.

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The Netherlands and Japan are seeking collaboration for the digitisation of potato cultivation

22 September 2021

With an increasing interest in smart agriculture, robotization, and automation, the importance of collaboration between the Netherlands and Japan is receiving a lot of spotlights these days.

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Taking advantage of each other’s leading position

14 September 2021

If you combine Japanese high-tech and Dutch agronomy, you arrive at strong new agricultural concepts that are more sustainable and more productive, that is the idea behind a new PPP project. This project is based on a Seed Money Project in which it was investigated how both countries can optimally help each other with knowledge development.

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Seed money project AIJA-POTU

13 September 2021

The aim of the AIJA-POTU project was to setup the foundation for a public-private partnership with Dutch and Japanese partners to improve the potato sector in Japan. We started by exploring which NL knowledge and products / technology can be applied in the Japanese potato sector, and what has to be done to make this happen (ie. research, promotion, demonstration etc).

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