Agriculture News

Leading the way in crop innovation

The Chief Executive of the UK’s National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), Tina Barsby OBE, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the history of...

Livestock health and its relationship with contagious diseases

Professor Andy Peters, programme director of the University of Edinburgh’s Supporting Evidence Based Interventions (SEBI) project, discusses livestock health and its relationship with contagious...

Approaching new markets – GrainSense in the United States and Russia

Melvin Robert Huber III explains how GrainSense's strategy for approaching new markets in the US and Russian can be used by businesses to help...

The future of agriculture – organic farming innovation

COPA-COGECA’s Secretary General, Pekka Pesonen, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and areas such as organic farming and...

Why healthy soil is crucial to nature friendly farming

Liz Bowles, Associate Director of Farming and Land Use at Soil Association, discusses the importance of healthy soil in ensuring the sustainability of farming. Soils...

European industrial hemp: misconceptions of hemp in agriculture

Francesco Mirizzi, Senior Policy Adviser at European Industrial Hemp Association, discusses common misconceptions of hemp in agriculture and the role of hemp in the...

The evolution of agricultural technology

Eldert J van Henten, a Professor of Biosystems Engineering at Wageningen University and Research’s Farm Technology Group, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the...

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...

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...

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.