CAPIGI is the network for geo-information experts active in agriculture. The Community on Agricultural Policy Implementation and Geo-Information (CAPIGI) brings together governments, industry and research to discuss the impact of geo-information in implementing agricultural policy. CAPIGI presents a state-of-the-art overview on innovations and research in geo- information sciences. These emerging technologies get illustrated with practice experiences in agricultural policy implementation.

In 2016, CAPIGI teams up with GEOAGRI to bring together > 150 participants dedicated to geospatial solutions in agriculture.

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Free Drone Live-Demo at CAPIGI GeoAgri 2016

The geo-agricultural conference CAPIGI GeoAgri 2016 is offering its visitors a free Drone Live-Demo afternoon 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. Farmers even get a free entrance.
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 one of the 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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