Rodrigo Sánchez Haro: "we must make the agreement between the EU and Mercosur an opportunity for our productions"

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of Andalusia, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, addresses in this interview given to ECA the main lines of action of his Department, together with the main challenges, strengths and opportunities of the Andalusian agri-food sector. Free trade agreements, such as that of the EU and Mercosur, and the Brexit challenge have been other issues analyzed.

Effect of drip irrigation on a sloping plot on yield and quality of Iceberg lettuce

Article written for ECA on the study carried out by researchers from the IFAPA centers of La Mojonera (Almería) and Alameda del Obispo (Córdoba), regarding the effects of drip irrigation on a sloping plot on the yield and quality of the lettuce crop iceberg.

International olive growing: singularization as an incremental differentiation strategy

Opinion article on singularization as a differentiation strategy, written for ECA by Juan Vilar, strategic consultant and international expert in Olive Economics.

New Technologies in greenhouse horticultural crops

Opinion article signed for ECA by researchers from the IFAPA Center La Mojonera (Almería), in which initiatives related to the application of new technologies in greenhouse horticultural crops are addressed.

Felipe Oliva: "In Todolivo we prioritize the multivariety and personalization of farms, as keys in the production of quality AOVES"

On the occasion of the II Business Agro on olive grove, held on October 25th in Cordoba, ECA had the opportunity to speak with one of its speakers, Felipe Oliva, technical director in Spain of Todolivo, a pioneer in the development of plantations of Olive in Seto and irrigation and sponsor of this event, organized by SIETE Agromarketing. With it we have addressed essential aspects for the quality of all Extra Virgin Olive Oil that boasts, such as the commitment to multivarietal crops and customized according to the needs of its customers.

Innovation in seeds drives the competitiveness of intensive horticulture

Researchers at the IFAPA Center "La Mojonera", Pedro Gómez and Carmen García, sign this opinion piece for ECA on the importance of continuing to innovate in seeds to boost competitiveness in the horticultural sector.

Biological control in greenhouse horticultural crops

Opinion article on integrated pest control in greenhouse horticultural crops, written for ECA by Mónica González, from Las Palmerillas Experimental Station, Cajamar.

Organic production and production factors

Article written for e-Comercio Agrario by the general director of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Agro-nutrients (AEFA), in which he reflects on the expansion that organic production has been experiencing.

A cereal campaign marked by climatology

Opinion article written for ECA in which the general secretary of the Association of Grain and Oilseeds in Spain (ACCOE), José Manuel Álvarez, makes an assessment of the current cereal campaign.

Phil Hogan: "I will continue to fight for our producers to have fairer access to non-EU markets"

In the following interview with ECA, Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, addresses, among other things, the most urgent issues concerning the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); the need to seek effective remedies against unfair trade practices or to defend fairer conditions for European producers in trade association agreements with third countries in the EU.