Amsterdam scientists develops “Molecular Heaters” to Increase crop yield  

  Researchers at the University of Amsterdam have developed a novel class of molecules capable of raising the temperature of plants. Application of such “molecular heaters” allows crops to grow at lower environmental temperatures. This can extend the growth season, increase the availability o...Read more

CNH uses water  transport to ship combine harvesters in EU

    The challenge faced by the Transport Logistics team at CNH Industrial, was the transportation of its Case IH and New Holland Agriculture combine harvesters from the Company’s hub in Zeebrugge, Belgium, to destinations throughout Europe. Combine h...Read more

PacLife brings new technology to protect the fruit from harvest

PacLife, having more than 35 years of experience in the field of plastics has managed to handle the new situation, patenting a technology that incorporates additives to control pathogens and external agents to the packaging, and developing smart and active bags that preserve fruits and vegetables and extend their ...Read more

Syngenta Group opens world -class manufacturing plant in Switzerland

Syngenta Group has opened its first major manufacturing facility since the formation of the Group in June 2020. This step marks a major strategic investment in the Group’s Crop Protection business. It is also an important building block in the Group’s overall strategy to drive growth, upgrade delivery ...Read more

Virtual Agri Innovation conference to be held from Sept 22

A virtual event will be held from September 22 to 26, 2020 as part of the program of the European Digital Week 2020, an open forum for the discussion of trends and innovation in digital technologies and related industries. The main program will consist of 20 technology conferences, with over 350 speakers from arou...Read more

European research insti urges the EU to reconsider stance on Genome Editing  

     The European Sustainable Agriculture through Genome Editing (EU-SAGE) network and its members from 132 European research institutes and associations urge the European Council, European Parliament, and the European Commission to reconsider their stance on genome editing, which is one of the to...Read more

ACT Sustainability Certification for Eppendorf ULT freezers

The Eppendorf ULT freezers are the first freezers worldwide being validated by My Green Lab:  The CryoCube® F570h, CryoCube FC660h, CryoCube F740hi, and CryoCube F740hiw are now validated and certified based on the ACT label in the US, UK and EU market. The holistic scoring evaluates a number of environm...Read more

Bionema appoints Stephen Pearce as Non Exec Chair

 Bionema Ltd, a leading UK-based biopesticide technology developer, which specialises in chemical-free, biological crop protection for safe and sustainable agriculture, has announced the appointment of Stephen Pearce as Non-Executive Chair.   Steve has more than 25 years of global experience in the...Read more

'Agro Food Tech Europe' to commence from July 20, 2020

The global food, food-packaging and import sectors have come to a grinding halt due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on industries doesn’t seem to ease up anytime soon. To offset the ban on international travel, issues such as social distancing and spread of infection, Agro Food Tech Europe...Read more

UK dairy margins increase 25% in past decade

According to the annual Kingshay Dairy Costing Focus Report, margins over feed purchased for conventional dairy herds have increased by almost 25 percent in the last 10 years. A 14 percent increase in margins per litre has also been registered. Kathryn Rowland, senior farm services manager at Kingshay has explain...Read more

High Grade Hemp Seed announces international distribution in Europe  

    High Grade Hemp Seed is answering the demand for best-in-class hemp cultivars in Europe with a powerful new distribution partnership, making High Grade’s entire catalog available internationally. This is the first of many steps toward streamlining full international distribution, and opens up...Read more

Bayer announces agreements to resolve major legacy Monsanto litigation

Bayer announced a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including U.S. Roundup product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and PCB water litigation. The main feature is the U.S. Roundup resolution that will bring closure to approximately 75 per cent ...Read more