Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Avebe also wins phase 2 of the New Food Challenge

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe also won phase 2 of the New Food Challenge. This means that Avebe will receive about 250,000 euros from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the further development of textured … Read the full press release

Avebe appoints Dirk Kloosterboer and Robert Smith as new members of the Supervisory Board

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Members’ Council of Avebe today appointed two new members of the Supervisory Board: Mr Dirk Kloosterboer and Mr Robert Smith. After completing his studies in Food Technology at Wageningen University, Dirk Kloosterboer gained … Read the full press release

Agricultural start-up accelerator The Agro Innovation Lab recognised by the Austrian Economic Chamber with the Global Innovator Award

BayWa and RWA’s Start-up Accelerator MUNICH, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), innovation platform of both BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has been awarded the Global Innovator Award for the “Born Global Innovators” category. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom installs smart beehives at its headquarters in Bonn

Deutsche Telekom gives bees a connected home IoT and sensors help prevent bee deaths Digitalization makes an important contribution to ensuring the survival of the species BONN, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom now has its first two smart beehives … Read the full press release

BASF receives global registrations in Australia and India for the new active ingredient, Inscalis® insecticide

BASF’s Inscalis® insecticide receives registration in key markets throughout the globe Regulatory dossiers submitted for Broflanilide insecticide in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India and Australia Ludwigshafen, Germany, 21-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has received the first global registrations in Australia … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving UK crops

New funding to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation COVENTRY, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick is set to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving the resilience, sustainability and productivity of … Read the full press release

Kalmar to deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen launches new product series for its white cheese starter culture range

Chr. Hansen’s latest launch secures rich flavor, more flexibility and consistent quality for the cheesemaker Hoersholm, Denmark, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DVS® WHITE FLORA is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s white cheese starter culture range. The new product series consists … Read the full press release

Registration now open for BayG.A.P. online training on Good Agricultural Practices

Free online course in English starts on May 28 2018. Registration open now Portuguese and Spanish version planned for second half of 2018 BayG.A.P. online training in Integrated Pest Management, residue management and pollinator health helps farmers comply with international … Read the full press release

KfW to provide EUR 35 million in support of food security for refugees and returning IDPs in Democratic Republic of the Congo

EUR 35 million for small farmers in North and South Kivu Securing the food supply for 180,000 people Reintegrating returning internally displaced persons (IDPs) Generating sources of income for the population Frankfurt am Main, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of … Read the full press release

BMW Group: The ECKART 2018 for “Creative Responsibility” goes to the Union Square Greenmarket in New York

Fresh, regional, authentic: The Union Square Greenmarket has connected the steel and concrete heart of New York City to nature and helped promote sustainable, healthy eating and regional products for years. MUNICH, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The jury of the international … Read the full press release

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Eni partner over nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

Over 20 million euro to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest and to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. ROME, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, … Read the full press release

Thousands of seafood professionals participated in the 26th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global at the Brussels Expo in Brussels, Belgium

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global Doors Open to Thousands of Seafood Industry Professionals BRUSSELS, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of seafood professionals have come from around the globe to participate in the 26th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, taking place … Read the full press release

Continental Hackathon will look for creative ideas and innovative solutions in the industrial sector at the industry fair Hannover Messe

Hannover Fair: Industry hackathon with international startups from four eco-systems Duensing: “Innovations are the lubricating oil and fuel for future-proof industrial companies.” Talented young people from Hanover, Hamburg, San Luis Potosí (Mexico) and Bucharest (Romania) search for solutions to challenges … Read the full press release

Solidaridad supports sugarcane farmers in India with modern cultivation practices to enhance smallholder production

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — India is the world’s largest consumer of sugar and the second largest producer after Brazil. However, sugarcane is highly water intensive and recent years have witnessed significant droughts. Solidaridad, along with its partners, is … Read the full press release

Avebe to showcase innovations based on potato starch and potato protein at the African Food Manufacturing in Cairo, Egypt

Veendam, The Netherlands, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe is taking part in the African Food Manufacturing which takes place from 21-23 April in Cairo, Egypt. We will showcase our latest innovations based on potato starch and potato protein for the African … Read the full press release

Symrise will present its products at agrofood in Lagos, Nigeria from March 27 to 29, 2018

The company exhibits at the Nigeria agrofood trade show Products for customers in West Africa Holzminden, Germany, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise is boosting its operations in the West African market. The global supplier of fragrances and flavorings will present its … Read the full press release

Case IH and New Holland Agriculture responsible for some 50% of Brazil’s soybean harvest

Soybeans account for more than 50% of the grains harvested in Brazil and they are responsible for helping to develop communities and infrastructure in the country’s rural Midwest region of Mato Grosso. Follow Case IH and New Holland harvesters as … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 42 million to Tine SA for the construction of its new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB and the Norwegian dairy company Tine SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400 million (EUR 42 million), with a 12-year maturity, on financing the construction of Tine’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway. In order to save energy, waste … Read the full press release

Solidaridad adopts an inclusive approach across all interventions to support female farmers in West Africa

Utrecht, Netherlands, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Most female farmers don’t grow cash crops. Instead, they focus on food crops to meet the needs of their families. The reason many women are not able to expand their farming activities is due … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO loans USD 10 million to microfinance organisation VisionFund International (VFI)

THE HAGUE, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO, the Dutch development bank, has provided a five-year loan of USD 10 million to VisionFund International (VFI), a global microfinance organisation. This transaction will benefit the end clients of VFI’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) … Read the full press release

2018 ‘Farming by Satellite’ Prize seeks entries from across Europe

Open to young people under 32 years of age LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Farming by Satellite Prize’ has a top prize of €5,000 and asks the question: “How can we use satellite technologies to improve agriculture and reduce … Read the full press release

Nippon Soda and Syngenta sign global seed treatment licensing agreement for PICARBUTRAZOX

A new active ingredient that brings innovation for control of Pythium diseases and adds a novel mode of action to leading Syngenta Seedcare portfolio It ensures one seed turns into one plant thus maximizing the genetic potential It is supported … Read the full press release

Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for CNH Industrial’s Sorocaba plant in Brazil

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Sorocaba plant in the state of São Paulo, Brazil has achieved Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Inaugurated in 2010, the plant stands out by producing … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture partners with E. & J. Gallo Winery to test its NHDrive autonomous technology applied to T4.110F vineyard tractors

TURIN, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New Holland Agriculture is partnering with E. & J. Gallo Winery, the largest family-owned winery in the world, and loyal customer of New Holland specialty tractors, in a pilot project testing its NHDrive autonomous technology applied … Read the full press release

FMO: USD 100 million syndicated loan in support of agribusiness in Nigeria

The HAGUE, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Access Bank Plc announced that it has signed a Syndicated Loan Agreement totaling USD 100 million. The credit line has been arranged by FMO, together with Proparco, the French private sector development bank, Norfund (Norwegian … Read the full press release

BayWa: first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate

Optimal cultivation conditions in Rhineland-Palatinate MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa has brought in the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany. 100,000 trees on around 30 hectares have … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab by BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG: 265 start-ups from 61 countries applied to take part in the Acceleration Programme 2017

AIL Acceleration Programme of BayWa and RWA MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The five-month Acceleration Programme 2017 of the Agro Innovation Lab (AIL) ended yesterday evening with the Demo Days in Vienna. The six winning start-ups of this year’s round of … Read the full press release

Ramboll leads a sustainable agriculture project in the small Swedish town of Ljusdal

Ramboll is part of a visionary sustainable agriculture project where vegetables and fish are nurturing each other to create a closed-loop system. COPENHAGEN, 02-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the United Nations, sustainable food production is an important milestone for … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition

The farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced a plan to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 as the company continues to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition. Viby J, Denmark, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The executive management’s … Read the full press release