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Solidaridad to support smallholder oil palm farmers in Nigeria get a better price for their produce in partnership with Zowasel, an agricultural produce marketing company

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 12-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organization active in over 40 countries with 8 regional offices on 5 continents, has announced it will support smallholder oil palm farmers in Nigeria get a better price … Read the full press release

Solidaridad para ayudar a los pequeños productores de palma aceitera en Nigeria a obtener un mejor precio por sus productos en asociación con Zowasel, una empresa de comercialización de productos agrícolas

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) UTRECHT, 12-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, una organización internacional de la sociedad civil activa en más de 40 países con 8 oficinas regionales en los 5 continentes, ha anunciado que ayudará a los pequeños productores de palma … Read the full press release

The Better Life Farming Alliance, a supporter of smallholder farmers, expands in Latin America with first location opened in Córdoba, Mexico

(PRESS RELEASE) MONHEIM, 17-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition, has announced that the Better Life Farming Alliance, a long-term partnership of Bayer, IFC (International Finance Corporation), … Read the full press release

Nestlé to establish a new research institute with focus on plant science, dairy livestock and agricultural systems science

(PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé (SWX: NESN), a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate and the world’s largest food & beverage company, has announced the establishment of a new research institute called Nestlé Institute of Agricultural … Read the full press release

Nestlé to improve the livelihoods of cocoa-farming families with a new innovative income accelerator program

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 27-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé (SWX: NESN), a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate and the world’s largest food & beverage company, has announced a new plan to tackle child labor risks in cocoa production with … 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

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

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

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

M&S launches new programme to support Select Farmers to become more resilient to environmental challenges

M&S launches industry-leading bee programme – introducing over 30 million bees to its Select Farms – to boost pollination, improve product quality and produce delicious British honey for its customers M&S raises the bar even further to offer more RSPCA Assured … Read the full press release

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

UK Seafood Innovation Fund selects BMT’s AquaDEEP to tackle sea lice infestation in Scotland’s aquaculture industry

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT announces that its innovative solutions will be used to address current pressing issues facing aquaculture in Scotland. UK Seafood Innovation Fund, that supports bold and ambitious tech-driven projects that will enable … 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

Barclays to support farmers reach carbon net zero goal through Agri-Tech

Campaign launched as research reveals that UK farmers could be carbon neutral within 15 years 8 in 10 farmers believe they will be carbon neutral by 2035 Two-thirds of farmers say sustainability is one of their top priorities Shoppers willing … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

CLAAS opens first CLAAS Harvest Centre in Eastern India

(PRESS RELEASE) HARSEWINKEL, Germany, 17-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS in India opened one of its kind CLAAS Harvest Centre at Memari, West Bengal. The inauguration was attended by Dr. Jens Oeding, President Region Asia, CLAAS KGaA and Mr. Jay Singh, … Read the full press release

Bayer: Strong harvest results for farmers using Climate Corporation’s new predictive seed selection and placement technology for corn

(PRESS RELEASE) MONHEIM, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Climate Corporation (Climate), a subsidiary of Bayer and the industry leader in bringing digital innovation to farmers, today announced strong harvest results for farmers using Seed Advisor, its new predictive seed selection and … Read the full press release

Aerospace and data analytics company Planet and BASF to deliver timely satellite imagery and data to European farmers

Analytics from daily satellite imagery will promote better land and agricultural practices BASF’s xarvioTM digital products and Planet will contribute significantly to more sustainable agriculture in Europe San Francisco, USA, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Planet, an integrated aerospace … Read the full press release

STUDY: Bayer’s Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans technology helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact in South America

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany/ ST. LOUIS, MO, USA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions … Read the full press release

Solidaridad: new programme launched to support emerging farmers with digital solutions to enhance the agricultural value chain

The European Union, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs, together with Solidaridad, LIMA Development Foundation and ICCO are proud to announce the launch of the SWITCH Africa Green, Farmer2Market programme. At the centre of the SWITCH Africa Green, … Read the full press release

Valio aims for a carbon-neutral milk chain

HELSINKI, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The record warm summer sparked a discussion about climate change and the future of food production in Finland and Europe. The environmental impacts of meat and milk production are at the core of the discussion because … 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

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

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

University of East Anglia: Striking set of photos reveal the secret lives of Amazonian crop-raiding animals

Papped snaffling in the jungle, a striking set of photos reveal the secret lives of Amazonian crop-raiding animals. NORWICH, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from the University of East Anglia (UK) identifies the Amazon’s ‘worst offending’ crop destroyers – … 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

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

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