Potato, water economy and so much more
In the northeast part of Scania you find our trial station Helgegården.
Just as the region that surrounds Helgegården the trial stations have its focus on cultivation of potato, becoming one of the leading experts of GEP trials in potato.
The trial station has, as all its farming neighbours, over the years felt the effects of drought. Therefor investments for managing this fundamental issue that many agricultural lands must battle has been taken. Today one of the trial station own trial sites is equipped with a great PIVOT system enabling irrigation precision. On this site both GEP-, demo-, and official trials can be placed.