Agriculture News

Working toward a more sustainable dairy sector in Europe

Meet the European Dairy Association, where today’s dairy expertise meets with the vision of tomorrow’s opportunities and challenges for Europe’s sustainable dairy sector. The European...

Organic farming opportunities in Europe

IFOAM EU’s Policy Manager, Eric Gall, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the benefits of organic farming, the European Commission’s Farm to Fork strategy...

Sustainable Europe: the future of the Common Agriculture Policy

Wolfgang Burtscher, Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development explains some of the key ways in which the...

CowManager: a unique and complete cow monitoring system

Thousands of dairymen across 30 different countries rely on CowManager’s easy-to-install and user-friendly cow monitoring system to help manage their herds. With the world’s population...

Innovation in animal feed practices to increase the profitability of farms

With a device from GrainSense, it is possible to analyse the quality of raw materials used for animal feed anytime, anywhere. In a rapidly changing...

Tannins from forest biomass to reduce the burden of parasite in livestock

Professor Frédéric Pichelin from the Institute for Materials and Wood Technology at Bern University of Applied Sciences explains why tannins from forest biomass represent...

Developing revolutionary sensor technology for soil analysis

Dominic Roth, Co-Founder and CEO of Stenon GmbH, speaks to The Innovation Platform about his company’s new and revolutionary sensor technology for soil analysis. New...

Why isn’t there more agricultural robots in our fields?

AgreenCulture discuss their work developing agricultural robotics solutions to promote the adoption of modern precision farming in Europe. In the...

New app to promote sustainable water management in agriculture

A new start-up from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology analyses satellite images using Artificial Intelligence to transmits precise data on water management to farmers' smartphones. As...

New solutions for making smart farms carbon negative

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have announced the launch of three new projects that aim to develop new solutions for making smart farms carbon...

Agroforestry defends coffee production from climate change

Scientists at Wageningen University and Research have discovered that by utilising agroforestry systems in their plantations, coffee farmers can shield their product against climate...

Could biochar be an effective fertiliser for the paper industry?

A research group from Karlstad University have found that biochar, one of the bioproducts from the paper industry, can be used as an effective...

Agriculture

Agriculture refers to the cultivation of crops and raising of livestock and relies on the close management of resources in order to make it an effective and environmentally friendly process.