Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Evonik on reports of counterfeit Methionine goods being found in China

ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Feed specialist company Evonik is reminding its customers to buy products only through official order channels, following reports of counterfeit goods being found in China. A customer who recently bought two bags of MetAMINO from … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will supply six TT1100 tunnel thrusters for the massive offshore salmon farm of Nordlaks

LONDON, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordlaks in Stokmarknes, Norway, is currently building a 385m long and 60m wide offshore salmon farm. The installation is being built at the CIMC Raffles yard in China. Nordlaks has also ordered a new hybrid/LNG live … Read the full press release

CLAAS unveils the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars

Harsewinkel, Germany, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS presents the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars. While the CONVIO is ideal for use in conventionally threshed crops, such as cereals and rapeseed, the CONVIO FLEX with its flexible knife bar … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

KfW loans EUR 300 million for new barrage across the Nile in Asyut

EUR 300 million provided to safeguard irrigation farming Project secures source of income for 5 million Egyptians Hydropower plant enables climate-friendly power generation Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2018-08-13), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated a barrage across … Read the full press release

BayWa brings the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany

Optimal cultivation conditions in Rhineland-Palatinate MUNICH, 09-Aug-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 been … Read the full press release

BASF strengthens its market position in agricultural solutions with the closing of acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

Complements own crop protection, biotech and digital activities; marks entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides, nematicide seed treatments Creates new opportunities for innovation and growth About 4,500 experienced employees join Agricultural Solutions team Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has … Read the full press release

UK and India scientists and businesses to tackle the reduction and repurposing of industrial waste, and improve and increase pulse and oilseed crop productivity

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and businesses from the UK and India are joining forces to combat global challenges through two new collaborative research and development programmes. The two programmes, worth over £15 million, aim to tackle the reduction and … Read the full press release

Borealis expands its mechanical recycling capabilities with the acquisition of Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

VIENNA, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (“Ecoplast”), … Read the full press release

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