Tag Archives: crops

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

Syngenta launches innovative new insect control technology that is kind to nature but hard on pests

Spiropidion is an innovative new technology that can be used to protect a wide array of crops from some of the most damaging, and difficult to control, sucking pests Spiropidion is safe to pollinators and beneficial insects, providing farmers with … 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

Africa: Research finds that grazing livestock with wildlife may benefit farmers by reducing parasitic disease

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Farming at the border of National Parks in Africa can lead to conflict with wildlife, due to the belief that wild animals bring disease, prey upon livestock, and damage crops. In an unexpected twist, research conducted … Read the full press release

BBSRC and India’s Department of Biotechnology launched seven research projects to help provide new or improved crops for the future

Drought-tolerant tomatoes, improved wheat and grass pea could provide crops for the future LONDON, 2-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Seven new research projects have been launched today to help provide new or improved crops for the future. The projects involve collaborations … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham’s breakthrough discovery to enable crops to take nitrogen from the air instead of from expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A major new technology has been developed by The University of Nottingham, which enables all of the world’s crops to take nitrogen from the air rather than expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers. Nitrogen fixation, the process by which … Read the full press release

Bayer CropScience: Decision to restrict use of neonicotinoid-containing products will not improve bee health

Monheim,  28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Despite failing to achieve a qualified majority in the Appeal Committee, the European Commission has announced a restriction on the use of neonicotinoid-containing products on bee-attractive crops, a decision that Bayer CropScience considers disproportionate and one … Read the full press release