Growing potatoes in Poland has been a major challenge in recent years. In 2020, RMA started the project “Scans-Sensors-Satellites for improved irrigation” in Poland.
During the dry and warm summers of recent years, the fungal disease Phytophthora in potatoes was well controlled. Resulting in fewer outbreaks in the potato fields.
Update July 21: Potato Europe 2021 has been cancelled. Requesting access to the RMA dashboard for the measurements on the demo field is unfortunately no longer possible.
The DripsGewijs project develops, realizes and tests a field covering drip irrigation planner for potato and onion growers based on intelligent soil maps.
A collaboration of Dutch companies, including RMA, has started the Quality Improvements Fruit Crops Vietnam project in Vietnam. Yara, Bayer and the Farmers Union are also participating.
After a winter that was slightly wetter than average, the 2021 growing season will start with a drier period. Groundwater levels are falling rapidly in various areas.
Students from Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen are carrying out an internship assignment for RMA. This assignment is part of their major at TechHub Assen.
With RMA's sensor technology, we not only ensure high yields and low costs, but we are also working on sustainable and future-oriented agriculture with limited environmental impact.
RMA Hydromet will kick off on 1 February 2021 and our team will be extended with Rob ter Brake, a knowledgeable water professional with over 30 years of experience.
RMA is selected for a pilot of the Water Hub Accelerator Programme South Africa. The Water Hub aims to support and advance water technologies in South Africa.
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