All latest monthly News, Equipment/Technology, North America, Pressreleases, Production/Agronomy, Trends, Webinars

GRIMME product specialist lead to present on global mechanization trends during upcoming WPC webinar

World Potato Congress Inc.’s webinar this Thursday June 25 will feature Mr. Burkhard Kuhlmann of GRIMME, who will be presenting on “Mechanisation Levels for the Global Potato Industry“.

As a globally recognised German machinery company, GRIMME specializes in providing mechanisation solutions for potato, beet and vegetable farmers. The family owned, solutions oriented company has a strong focus on research and development, ensuring its continuous progression within the world’s ever increasing potato market.

Burkhard Kuhlmann is the Team Leader, Product Specialist Potato Equipment worldwide with GRIMME Landmaschinenfabrik. Burkhard joined GRIMME in 2001 in the service department as an electronic specialist and training organisation. After eight years, he moved into product management for trailed harvesters and since 2018 he is the Product Specialist Potato Equipment. Burkhard has visited potato farmers worldwide including Africa, China, India, Russia and all over Europe.

Brief description of the presentation:

  • Role of the potato in the global challenge of feeding the world
  • Steps in mechanisation
  • Comparitive mechanisation levels from around the world

The host for this webinar will be WPC Director, Dr Nora Olsen ([email protected]).

To register in advance for this webinar on June 25 , 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA and Canada) go to:
Once you have registered for this webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

In case you missed the May 05, 2020 webinar with Dr. Monica Parker on “Diversified Use of Apical Cuttings to Boost Potato Seed Systems“, you can now view this webinar and all previous webinars on the World Potato Congress Inc. website at

WPC Inc. looks forward to interacting with you during this initiative. We welcome all your feedback via email: [email protected].

Source: World Potato Congress Inc
Photo: PotatoPro

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

Lockwood Mfg


Kiremko Strata Invicta

Scotts Precision Manufacturing

Scotts Precision Manufacturing





Tomra Food

Solanum International




Wyma Solutions



Volm Companies


Receive email notifications when we publish news items on PNT

Please enter your email address below to receive email notifications when new posts are published.

Archive of monthly posts

Follow us on Twitter

Translate this page into your own language