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The CAPIGI-GEOAGRI conference connects people from government, science, ag-industry and geospatial businesses to discuss the application of geospatial data and systems in agriculture. The sessions are grouped around themes: Setting-the-Scene, Mainstreaming Precision Farming, Space applications, ICT, Big Data and Drones. On this website you will find relevant information on speakers, sessions and the programme. And in addition to the talks and discussions in Rotterdam, CAPIGI-GEOAGRI offers a field visit to see latest advancements to drones and other precision agriculture technologies. 

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DG-AGRI completes CAPIGI Opening

We are pleased to announce that Arie van der Greft of the European Commission, DG-AGRI will speak at CAPIGI! Mr. van der Greft will introduce the latest developments at the Commission concerning the use of geospatial data for the so-called CAP-declarations. 

ICT-AGRI Workshop at CAPIGI

Eranet ICT-AGRI is organising a workshop on ICT and Big Data in collaboration with CAPIGI. With a growing relevance of ICT in agriculture, this network is strengthening European cooperation between research funds in this topic.

 

MEDHACKATHON (13 – 15 July 2016)

We are pleased to invite you to the MEDHACKATHON which will take place on 13 – 15 July 2016 in Patras (C.E.I.D.- University of Patras Computer Engineering & Informatics Department), Greece.
Drone Live-Demo at CAPIGI-GEOAGRI 2016

Join our Drone Live-Demo on Thursday 26 May 2016. Participants of CAPIGI are transported from Rotterdam to nearby Westmaas for a live-demo event of drones and many other precision agriculture technologies. Don't miss it!


The geo-agricultural conference CAPIGI GEOAGRI 2016 is offering its visitors a free Drone Live-Demo on Thursday May 26th. PPO Westmaas (Applied Plant Research field test location) is the location of this unique excursion. Anyone who is interested can join this Drone Live-Demo. Conference participants and farmers even get a free entrance. There will be a coach transporting people from Rotterdam WTC to Westmaas and back to enjoy the drones.
During this Drone Live-Demo, the participants will be the spectator of several precision agricultural demonstrations, such as drone demonstrations. The latest developments in the field of precision agriculture and drones will be presented. Also, a small exhibition of about 10 companies is set up, who are demonstrating their latest precision agricultural innovations and provide relevant information to participants in this particular field. Companies like Aurea Imaging, Yara Sensor, Skyvision and CZAV will be exhibitors.
EU opens the 2016 release of the €13,000 ‘Farming by Satellite’ Prize

Students and young farmers across Europe and Africa are invited once again to enter a major competition about how to use satellite technology in agriculture to improve efficiency and to reduce environmental impact. The €13,000 ‘Farming by Satellite Prize’ is an initiative of the European GNSS Agency and the European Environment Agency.
Chinese-Dutch potato cooperation receives grant support from Dutch Topsector Agri&Food

A consortium of leading Dutch potato SMEs was awarded an important contribution of Wageningen University & Research capacity. This contribution was awarded to explore a new business model, in a joint project with Beidahuang Potato Group. Bidahuang Potato Group is the biggest integrated potato starch producer in China. The goal of the new business model is to transfer Dutch potato production expertise and technology, including potato varieties, to large professional potato producers in China. Read more...
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