Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Molly Robson, a Harper Adams University student, awarded the 2022 CLAAS UK Scholarship, the first female student to win the award

(PRESS RELEASE) HARSEWINKEL, Germany, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS, a German agricultural machinery manufacturer, has announced that the 2022 CLAAS UK Scholarship for a Harper Adams University student has been awarded to Molly Robson, who is studying for a BEng … Read the full press release

Yara to gradually end potash sourcing from Belarus due to the effects of sanctions on supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA, a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents and a leading global ammonia player, has announced it will slowly end the sourcing of potash, a key ingredient … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial begins trading on NYSE and Borsa Italiana’s Euronext Milan with stock ticker symbol CNHI

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers, has announced that the company has begun officially trading … Read the full press release

DSM strengthens its alternative protein business strategy with the completion of Vestkorn Milling acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM (AMS: DSM), a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Vestkorn Milling, a leading European producer of ingredients from peas and … Read the full press release

BASF and John Deere combine their advanced spraying technology and digital farming capabilities

Important collaboration between two global leaders in agriculture, pairing advanced spraying technology with the xarvio® digital farming platform Supporting sustainable farming by optimizing crop production across the whole season Free one-year xarvio® FIELD MANAGER Premium license available to customers of new John … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2020/21: carbon intensity reduction per tonne of product by 17% since 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 3-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut Group (SWX: BARN), Switzerland-based cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer, has announced the release of its Forever Chocolate Progress Report for 2020/21 measuring the company’s efforts towards making sustainable chocolate the norm … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to partner with two carbon companies over development of natural below-ground carbon sinks in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced new partnerships with Australian carbon developers AgriProve, a pioneer in agricultural soil carbon sequestration, and Corporate Carbon, one of the leading … Read the full press release

The next-generation SWEETY® culture by Chr. Hansen reduces added sugar by up to 1g for every 100g of yogurt

(PRESS RELEASE) HOERSHOLM, Denmark, 16-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Chr. Hansen (CPH: CHR), a Danish bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, has announced the latest addition to its sugar reduction portfolio for … Read the full press release

Continental agricultural tires now available with STEYR tractors

STEYR tractor series Expert CVT, Profi Series, Impuls CVT and Absolut CVT can be ordered with Continental agricultural tires STEYR is another brand of the parent company CNH Industrial with Continental tires (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental … Read the full press release

Industry 4.0: investments in IoT notably higher than in cloud computing, security, big data analytics, robotics, ML, VR

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of its new report entitled “Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19 Research Programme”, which reveals that investment … Read the full press release

BASF unveils significantly miniaturized NIR Spectroscopy for fast on-site analysis of animal feed and ingredients

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced the launch of trinamiX’ Mobile Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solution for the feed industry. Developed jointly by its wholly owned subsidiary trinamiX GmbH … Read the full press release

Continental 150 Years: Continental celebrates its rich heritage in manufacturing agricultural tyres

(PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company, has announced it celebrates 150 years of tyre manufacturing and the company is looking into its rich heritage that included the first pneumatic … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

Nutreco part of USD 7.5 million funding round in Norwegian salmon farming company AquaCon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it participated in a USD 7.5 million (~EUR 6.5 million) funding round in Norwegian land-based salmon farming company AquaCon. Other companies that … Read the full press release

Yara to reduce ammonia production due to record high natural gas prices across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced it will reduce production of ammonia at a number of its plants due to record high natural gas prices in Europe, which are impacting … Read the full press release

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” project nominated for the Federal President’s Award for Technology and Innovation 2021

“Sustainable tires through dandelions – innovations from biology, technology and agriculture” joint research project shows that a new, alternative raw material supply is possible Every year, the Federal President’s Award, awarded by the German President, honors outstanding technical, engineering or … Read the full press release

Paul Bestford to lead Nutreco’s procurement

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

AFRY to become a global partner for implementation and integrations of OptiCept Technologies’ systems and technology

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT and OptiCept Technologies (FRA: 725), Lund based provider of technological solutions for the food and plant industry, … Read the full press release

Nutreco, Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science invest EUR 21 million in Proteon Pharmaceuticals to accelerate the reduction of antibiotics used in aquaculture and livestock farming

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, leading company in the field of animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it is leading a EUR 21 million financing round together with Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science, a portfolio company of … Read the full press release

Enel, Enel X and Confagricoltura partner to bring sustainable energy solutions to the agricultural sector

Agreements were signed to provide tailor-made solutions for the competitiveness of the agricultural sector (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and Confagricoltura, representing agricultural enterprises … Read the full press release

SUEZ and FERMENTALG joint venture to accelerate development of Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ announces the creation of 50/50 joint venture with FERMENTALG aimed at accelerating the development and sale of solutions for the capture and bioconversion of CO2 (Carbon Capture and Utilization or CCU) by … Read the full press release

Enel and CREA partner to develop solutions to promote coexistence of agriculture and renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel announces partnership with CREA, the largest research organization focusing on agri-food. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Enel Italia Director Carlo Tamburi and CREA President Carlo Gaudio, to promote research, … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … Read the full press release

SUEZ Group and Airex Energy to industrialize conversion of biomass residues into biochar

The partnership aims to provide high-quality carbon credits to clients and help agricultural industry strengthen soil resilience (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group teams up with Airex Energy to industrialize the recovery of biomass residues into biochar … Read the full press release

Unilever and food-tech company ENOUGH to inspire plant-based food revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced its partnership with food-tech company ENOUGH (formerly 3F BIO) to bring new plant-based meat products to market. ENOUGH’s technology uses a unique zero-waste fermentation … Read the full press release

Winners of the inaugural SAS global Hackathon announced

From saving lives of first responders to exploring manure recycling, the winners transformed data into decisions. (PRESS RELEASE) MARLOW, UK, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Analytics leader SAS announces the winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon. Throughout March, SAS brought … Read the full press release