The World Potato Congress Inc.’s (WPC) Board of Directors is very pleased to announce Netafim as its newest Platinum Sustaining Partner. President & CEO Romain Cools stated: “Getting Netafim on board as a new member of our family of Sustaining Partners is illustrating the steps forward continuously taken by the global potato value chain towards a sustainable growth. The knowledge and innovation of Netafim in a more sustainable agriculture will help the World Potato Congress Inc. in its dynamic process to be a premier global network for potato professionals. Welcome Netafim!”
Netafim is the world’s #1 precision irrigation company, committed to helping millions of farmers and food producers in over 110 countries to grow more with less. Founded in 1965, Netafim pioneered the drip revolution, paving the way for a new era of sustainable irrigation and fertilization that uses less water, fertilizers, crop protection, and energy.
Over the last 50 years, Netafim has irrigated thousands of hectares of potato plantations, deepening its knowledge of potato cultivation. Today’s potato producers face new challenges – from climate change to rising input costs and growing consumer demand. Netafim’s on-the-ground agronomic and technical expertise coupled with its precision irrigation and fertigation enables producers to stay competitive by boosting yield and quality for fresh and industry – while minimizing costs and maximizing land usage.
Netafim not only manufactures world-leading irrigation systems, but also assists companies with engineering support, project management and financing services, to ensure sustainable long-term success.