Agriculture transferred to the Bureau of Plant Health "all the information" of the Xylella case in Almería

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development has transferred to the Bureau of Plant Health "all available information" of the isolated case of Xylella fastidiosa detected in ornamental plant of the species Polygala myrtifolia in a nursery of El Ejido (Almería).

Agrifood Cooperatives of Spain claim aid for the surface of nuts

The representatives of the main regions producing nuts Catalonia, Castilla La Mancha, Valencia, Andalusia, Balearic Islands, Murcia and Aragon, have analyzed the current situation of the sector and the consequences of the decision of the Ministry on the elimination of national aid to the surface of nuts.

The almond wasp continues its expansion and its fight generates 5 million extra costs

The expansion of the almond wasp (Eurytoma amigdali) by Valencian lands since its arrival in 2015 is taking on increasingly worrying dimensions. This insect, decreed as a plague through a resolution of the Conselleria de Agricultura, has already spread to four Valencian regions, where it causes millionaire losses to hundreds of producers, causing both a drastic decrease in production and an increase in expenses. of culture.

Miguel Ángel Menéndez, new head of Massey Ferguson in Spain and Portugal

Miguel Ángel Menéndez has been named the new head of Massey Ferguson in Spain and Portuga. Until now National Harvesting Sales Manager (responsible for the area of ​​machinery) directly replaces Francesco Quaranta Vice President of Marketing and Sales Massey Ferguson for the EME area.

Europe: Brussels proposes to ban unfair business practices in the food supply chain

The European Commission has proposed on Thursday the ban on unfair commercial practices in the most harmful food supply chain in order to ensure fairer treatment for food and agricultural SMEs. The proposal also includes effective provisions to ensure its application: national authorities may impose sanctions in cases where it is established that there has been an infringement.

The Experience Center of Smurfit Kappa reaches 120 visits in its first year

Smurfit Kappa celebrates the first anniversary of its Experience Center of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), a space for innovation and improvement of packaging solutions that analyzes the conditions of the same for the specific needs of each client.

APROSE celebrates the I Symposium of Certified Seed Producers

The Professional Association of Select Seed Production Companies (APROSE) has organized the Symposium of Certified Seed Producers under the slogan "Certified Seed: Sustainability and Food Safety". The event will take place on April 12 in Cordoba at the Hotel Córdoba Center.

ASAJA celebrates a conference on the situation of the Iberian and its possible growth

Asaja Córdoba, together with the Caja Rural del Sur Foundation, will hold this Tuesday in Villanueva de Córdoba the 11th Porcine Conference where, among other issues, the Iberian situation and the possibility of growth of the sector will be discussed.

TEO stars 92 legal actions against the illegal exploitation of mandarin Orri

The compliance organization S.L. (TEO) exclusive master licensee of the Orri variety in Spain and Portugal in the period 2017-2018, a total of 92 legal actions for illegal exploitation of mandarin Orri that can affect 172 hectares, more than 80,000 trees.

Vicente del Bosque is named Solidarity Ambassador of the "El Aceite de la Vida" program

Vicente del Bosque, the former coach of the Spanish national team, has been named Solidarity Ambassador of the program "The Oil of Life", in an act that was chaired by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina .