Tag Archives: agriculture

“Smart” concept for cover planting wins Farming by Satellite Prize

The 3rd Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Monday 23rd January at International Green Week in Berlin. The overall winner of €5,000 was a team from ISA Lille in France with … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release

Research: neonicotinoid insecticides levels accepted in agriculture cause both impairment of bumblebees’ brain cells and subsequent poor performance by bee colonies

Fife, Scotland, 6-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Research at the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee has confirmed that levels of neonicotinoid insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause both impairment of bumblebees’ brain cells and subsequent poor performance by bee colonies. The … Read the full press release

First summit for EU with new Chinese leadership on 16th EU-China Summit – Beijing, 21 November 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 19-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21st November 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, will meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing for the 16th EU-China Summit. They … Read the full press release

UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation awarded EU for its work on the EU Food Facility

Brussels, 17-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Union received today the first ever Jacques Diouf award from the UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), in recognition of its pioneering work on the EU Food Facility, which has so far improved the … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN: Role of research & innovation in agriculture

European Parliament/Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We share a saying in most European languages that necessity is the mother of invention. For agriculture, such a moment of necessity has come in the search for new approaches to farming. Solving the future … Read the full press release

EC adopts new strategy to encourage use of green infrastructure

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and … Read the full press release