Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

TU Delft: Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are

Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are. This could play a key role in improving our understanding of how ecosystems and the water and carbon cycles interrelate. … Read the full press release

CLAAS and BMW create the Large Vehicle Alert System to promote road safety

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Large Vehicle Alert System, a new development to enhance road safety, has been unveiled by CLAAS. The company is teaming up with BMW AG at Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, … Read the full press release

New series and new features for CLAAS front loaders

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS has built its own front loaders for its tractors since the 2009 financial year. Demand is increasing constantly, and over 15,000 CLAAS front loaders have now been sold. More than half of all ARION … Read the full press release

CLAAS updates JAGUAR 900 and 800 series and offers new models for PICK UP and DIRECT DISC

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS has a comprehensive range of extremely productive forage harvesters in the form of the JAGUAR 900 and 800 series. With effect from Agritechnica 2017, CLAAS is integrating new detailed solutions in them and offering … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce presents MTU agricultural engines designed to meet the EU Stage V emissions regulations at Agritechnica in Hanover

Agricultural vehicle manufacturers testing EU Stage V engines from MTU in a variety of applications Some 10,000 hours of operation already completed Delivery of EU Stage V engines from MTU to begin as of June 2018 FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Bosch: the market for agricultural technology is growing worldwide

Bosch transfers technologies from cars to agriculture Bosch generates 1 billion euros in sales with agricultural technology Smart technologies make agriculture more efficient Bosch makes farms digital with sensors and connected platform STUTTGART, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With farmers using … Read the full press release

PTG and Téléflow acquisitions signal Michelin’s intention to become the global leader for CTIS in the agricultural market

HANOVER, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin today (11/13/2017) announces the acquisition of PTG and Téléflow, both industry leaders in tire pressure control systems which allow users to monitor and adapt tire pressures according to the terrain and conditions of use. These … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA to acquire Adapt-N owner Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC)

OSLO, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA completed the acquisition of Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC), which operates Adapt-N, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in the US that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability. In line with Yara’s strategy to accelerate … Read the full press release

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

BASEL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham developed new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock

NOTTINGHAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock is being developed by experts at The University of Nottingham. The innovation, dubbed Y-Ware, could save the UK … Read the full press release

Record 12,000 tonne shipment of beans at ABP’s Port of Ipswich

LONDON, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s Port of Ipswich has reported handling a record 12,000 tonne shipment of beans for its customer Glencore Agriculture UK, supporting local farmers and confirming its place as the UK’s number one agricultural export port. … Read the full press release

EY, Microsoft to develop data-driven solutions with artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for the agricultural industry

Data-driven approach enhances agricultural productivity with artificial intelligence and Internet of Things LONDON, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY today announced that it is extending its alliance with Microsoft to combine digital and cloud technologies to help the agricultural industry turn its … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab (AIL) selected the six best start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme

The six best start-ups for 2017 have been decided MUNICH, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), a joint innovation platform of BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has selected the six best start-ups for this year’s acceleration … Read the full press release

UK and Brazil experts: ancient South Americans domesticated wild rice 4,000 years ago

EXETER, UK, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have discovered. Experts from the UK and Brazil have found the … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA 3Q 2017 results will be released on Thursday 19 October 2017

OSLO, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA third quarter 2017 results will be released on Thursday 19 October 2017. The results will be available at www.yara.com from 08:00 CEST.The results will be presented at 09:30 CEST by President and CEO Svein Tore Holsether and CFO … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

EBRD invests in green economy in the Western Balkans

Meat and dairy by-products could make regional economies greener LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD’s Green Economy Transition (GET) approach commits the Bank to raising its investment in the green economy to 40 per cent of annual business volume by 2020. This … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab GmbH nominated ten start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme

MUNICH, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Agro Innovation Lab GmbH (AIL), a joint innovation platform spearheaded by BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has nominated ten start-ups for this year’s acceleration programme. The best start-ups out of a total of 265 entries … Read the full press release

Bayer to commercialize Bayfolan™ Cobre and Bayfolan™ Aktivator for foliar uses in various crops worldwide

Proven amino acids enhance integrated crop management / Biostimulants Bayfolan™ Cobre and Bayfolan™ Aktivator for foliar uses / Products stimulate plant growth and improve resistance to stresses MONHEIM, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer and SICIT 2000 S.p.A., Arzignano (Vicenza), Italy, the … Read the full press release

Syngenta signs non-exclusive licensing agreements for the Enlist E3 Event and the Conkesta Enlist E3 stack in soybeans

Non-exclusive licenses include Enlist E3™ event and Conkesta E3™ stacked trait in soybeans and Enlist Event in corn Enables Syngenta to offer growers more choice with greater trait and genetic diversity BASEL, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta announced today that it … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture rolls out new mobile app to maximise the efficiency and performance of its combine harvesters

Harvesting excellence every time with ideal settings provided by the app and personalised by the operator Issue resolution with the optimisation tool. TURIN, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New Holland Agriculture has developed a new application for mobile devices to maximise the … Read the full press release

Import approval from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture for Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade® corn trait

Import approval granted for food and feed use Agrisure Duracade offers proven control of corn rootworm Enables access to the latest Syngenta hybrids and genetics in the USA BASEL, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta announced today that it has received notification … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina, Rabobank, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to help dairy farmers in the restoration and conservation of nature

FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and WNF want to reward, with innovative approach, dairy farmers with restoration and conservation of farmland biodiversity Amersfoort, Netherlands, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have joined forces to help dairy farmers in … Read the full press release

Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. acquired by SGS

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (CIGI), based in Bloomington, Illinois, USA. GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CIGI is a USDA licensed agency inspecting grains and bi-products for export and domestic quality settlements with … Read the full press release

Inmarsat study: agritech businesses help food producers meet import requirements through the use of IoT

The use of IoT for environmental monitoring is helping businesses meet import requirements in more countries than ever LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Internet of Things (IoT) research study from Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

LMU project to foster the sustainable use of water in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of water. MUNICH, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to appeal U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. rule on halting its rBST related ads in U.S.

Viby J, Denmark, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 15th a U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. granted pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s request to halt the continuation of dairy co-operative Arla Foods’ advertising related to the use of the synthetic growth … Read the full press release

Ghent University, VIB and KU Leuven launch new spin-off for sustainable agricultural products

GHENT, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ghent University, VIB and KU Leuven have launched a new spin-off: Aphea.Bio. This new company will develop sustainable agricultural products based on natural microorganisms to increase crop yields and to protect them against diseases. Aphea.Bio … Read the full press release

SGS and Transparency-One will enable Mars Food to share details of its rice supply chain from farm to fork

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mars Food has launched revolutionary supply chain solution Transparency-One, with SGS and supported by Blippar, to help the company realize its 2020 ambition of sourcing UNCLE BEN’S® rice from sustainable sources. SGS and Transparency-One, the next … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial’s New Holland Agriculture takes over the direct distribution and support of its products in South Africa and neighbouring markets

TURIN, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 7th, New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced at a press conference that is opening a new branch to distribute and support its products and services in South Africa and neighbouring markets. … Read the full press release