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Will our potatoes be fried before the yield?

With the major drought we take a look at the first measurements of the 200 CurieuzeNeuzen sensors that were again installed over several potato fields across Flanders.

200 sensors ready to monitor the microclimate on our potato fields

The 'CurieuzeNeuzen in de Tuin' agricultural team is ready for the new measurement campaign. With 200 sensors, we will also monitor the microclimate on the potato fields in Flanders in 2022. 

New measurement campaign for 'CurieuzeNeuzen in de Tuin' in 2022

After a successful measurement campaign in 2021, 'CurieuzeNeuzen' is happy to extend the research by one year. During the summer, we'll register again the microclimate on our potato fields with the help of 200 sensors. 

WatchITgrow the first operational application on DjustConnect

Potato growers can now monitor their crops even more easily and safely with WatchITgrow. To make this possible, VITO Remote Sensing will collaborate with ILVO and the data sharing platform DjustConnect.

Flaxsense 2.0! Data science in flax cultivation

VITO, Inagro, ILVO and the General Belgian Flax Association develop a monitoring tool for the flax sector.

WaterRadar: alternative water resources for agriculture

Crops need water to grow and produce successful harvests.

Zone-specific field management with WatchITgrow and the Soil Service of Belgium

As part of the PPIDD demonstration project, the Soil Service of Belgium and VITO Remote Sensing joined forces and the WatchITgrow platform was further expanded.

Climate measures - Join the 'Klimrek' survey for potatoe farmers!

By completing this survey, you can be co-architect of the 'climate scan' for your sector and help to develop climate measures with farm economic profit that enable climate robust farms.

Europatat - Online survey for potato farmers (<15 minutes!)

The ADAPT (‘Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerant potato’) project, in which Europatat is involved, has 

Citizen science towards heat and drought - cultivation of potatoes as a ‘side dish’!

'CurieuzeNeuzen in de Tuin' will monitor and map heat and drought in 5.000 private gardens and public green spaces.  Howev

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