Nurfam travels to Florida to learn about the impact of citrus greening on local plantations

Nufarm Spain, in collaboration with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF / IFAS) of the University of Florida, has made a technical trip to Florida with the purpose of knowing in first person the impact of the huanglongbing disease (HLB) or greening of citrus fruits in the local citriculture.

Case IH assumes the challenge of leading the future technological development of digital agriculture

Within the framework of the seminar on digital agriculture organized by EURACTIV, the leading international independent media network specializing in European policies, Case IH is committed to leading the future technological development of digital agriculture. The brand was represented at this event by its vice president for the EMEA region, Thierry Panadero, who referred to digital agriculture as "the natural evolution of the era of precision agriculture".

KUHN Ibérica reinforces its commercial strategy incorporating the departments of Communication and Precision Agriculture

KUHN Ibérica has incorporated the Communication and Precision Agriculture departments into its organizational structure to reinforce its commercial strategy in Spain. Thus, the journalist Sofía Lázaro joins the company's team as Communication Manager and the engineer Abel Pozo takes the leap from the Commercial Delegate from the central area of ​​Spain to the Precision Agriculture Manager, to provide support in relation to the new technologies, both to distributors and to the final customer.

Todolivo: a visit to the 'zone 0' of the Xylella fastidiosa

Part of the technical team of the company from Córdoba, Todolivo, made a trip, along with IFAPA researcher Lorenzo León and doctoral student Alicia Serrano, last September to the region of Bari, where is located 'zone 0' of the Xylella fastidiosa . The objective, to know first hand its effects and the latest advances that are made in the fight against this bacterium.

Semillas Fitó innovates with an improved Dutch cucumber line, with higher quality fruits and more resistant plant

Semillas Fitó has developed SmartQ, an improved Dutch cucumber line that provides fruit quality in a more resistant plant. The firm has recently announced this advance in a presentation day held in Roquetas de Mar (Almería), which was attended by 250 technicians and producers of cucumber, both from the coast of Almeria and Granada.

ASEDAS rewards as a best article of Distribution and Consumption a reflection on food waste

The Spanish Association of Distributors, and Supermarkets (ASEDAS) has advocated the expansion of corporate social responsibility policies towards society, with food surplus as an example. A message expressed on the occasion of the delivery of the III ASEDAS PRIZE to the best article of the magazine Distribution and Consumption, published by MERCASA, awarded to the professor of the University of Oviedo and founding member of the Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition, Antonio Blanco.

Traxion Optimall, the latest generation Vredestein tire, novelty at FIMA Zaragoza

The tire company Apollo Vredestein will present its latest generation Traxion Optimall tire at the next edition of FIMA Zaragoza. With VF technology (Very High Flexion) and designed for the upper segment of tractors, it has no equal in terms of traction, fuel efficiency and productivity, substantially reducing the total cost of operation. Another novelty that Vredestein will present next February in Zaragoza will be the expansion of its Traxion Harvest range, steering tires for harvesters.

AlgaEnergy joins the European Biostimulants Industry Council

AlgaEnergy has recently signed its adhesion to the European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC), the organization that brings together the main players in the bio-stimulant industry in Europe, a continent that brings together more than 40% of the world market. This association seeks to standardize, promote the use and value the role of biostimulants, keys for the development of a more sustainable agriculture, very in line with the current and future requirements of the European Union.

The American David Hula beats again a new world record in corn production

The National Association of Corn Producers (NCGA) made public last December 18 the result of its production contest of 2017, proclaiming the victory of David Hula. With a harvest of 542 bushels per acre at 16% humidity (equivalent to 33,444 kg / ha at 14% humidity, according to European parameters) the farmer of the state of Virginia broke the record that he himself held since 2015.

ASEDAS predicts an increase in Christmas consumption between 3 and 5%

The supermarkets of ASEDAS, Spanish Association of Distributors, Supermarkets and Supermarkets foresees an increase in Christmas consumption between 3 and 5 percent. They also expect the largest influx of customers during the Christmas and New Year weeks, especially on the weekends of the 23rd and 24th and the 30th and 31st of December.