KAMPS DE WILD, NUFARM and crop.zone launch exclusive collaboration for NUCROP in the Netherlands
German agtech start-up crop.zone, Australian crop protection specialist Nufarm and Dutch agricultural machinery dealer Kamps de Wild are pleased to announce an exclusive collaboration in the field of innovative, hybrid-electric potato siccation. Kamps de Wild BV will serve as the exclusive sales and support partner for NUCROP in the Netherlands.
The hybrid electric crop control technology, developed by German start-up crop.zone and made available to growers across Europe in collaboration with Australian crop protection specialist Nufarm, uses a conductive liquid (volt.fuel) and electrical energy (volt.apply) to dehydrate and dry crops.
Starting this year, Kamps de Wild will be the exclusive sales and support provider for the volt.apply system in the Netherlands, while Nufarm will be responsible for selling volt.fuel through its Dutch crop protection distributors After a very successful Early Adopter Program in 2021, the NUCROP solution will be launched in the Netherlands in 2022, with a focus on potato iccation and weed control being the next step.
DIRK VANDENHIRTZ, CEO of crop.zone : “We are proud to have found a strategic partner with over 100 years of experience in the agricultural machinery segment as well as close relationships with farmers, and look forward to working with the team at Kamps de Wild.”
Dick Melessen Managing Director @ Kamps de Wild B.V.
“As a distributor of agricultural machinery, we are seeing the market for weed control shifting towards new methods that use chemical pesticides differently. With this revolutionary system, we offer our customers a sustainable future. We are very excited to launch and sell this new, environmentally friendly technology together with Nufarm and crop.zone.”
Hildo Brilleman Regional General Manager EuMEA @ Nufarm
“Kamps de Wild B.V. with its experience around sales and service of agricultural machinery is the perfect partner for NUCROP. Together with them and our crop protection partners, we will introduce the innovative hybrid electric solution to one of the largest potato markets in Europe, giving growers a new, highly effective system for residue-free siccation.”