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AEFA re-elects Enrique Riquelme as general secretary

Enrique Riquelme has renewed his position as secretary at the head of the Spanish Association of Agronutrient Manufacturers (AEFA), during the last general assembly held in Madrid. In this way, the CEO of Grupo Agrotecnología, a leading company in the sector of biostimulants and biopesticides in Spain, continues in the position for which he was appointed in 2012.

TECNIDEX, sponsor of the Congress Prognosfruit 2017

The 40th Prognosfruit Congress, to be held in the city of Lleida from 9th to 11th August, will be sponsored by TECNIDEX, a company with a high degree of specialization in the protection of fruits and vegetables in the post-harvest period. More specifically, this company has been developing a wide catalog of products and technologies for the protection of pome fruit in this phase, among them Scholar®, Tecto® 500SC, Textar® 60T and its new range PURE AIR®. TECNIDEX thus gives its support to this Congress organized by the Fruit Business Association of Catalonia (Afrucat), in conjunction with Word Apple and Pear Association (WAPA).
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Fertiberia celebrates its 19th prize for the best agricultural doctoral thesis

On Friday, July 27th, Fertiberia celebrated the XIX edition of its Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis on Agricultural Issues, in an event held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Enviroment and chaired by the Minister, Isabel García Tejerina. This award has been consolidated since its inception as one of the most prestigious in Europe and the best endowed economically. This year has highlighted the great number of papers presented, 32 theses from Spain and Portugal, as well as the scientific quality of the same.
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Trelleborg takes China Field Day to Success

On June 29th, Trelleborg successfully hosted its 2017 Field Day in Alaer, Xinjiang, a demonstration of its state-of-the-art technology that attracted the attention of more than 200 visitors, including agricultural professionals, tractor dealers and commercial media.

Globalcaja instructs agri-food companies in the new VAT system

Globalcaja is carrying out a series of days, in Albacete, Ciudad Real, Toledo and Cuenca, in order to form in the new VAT System of the Tax Agency (SII), which has entered into force as of July 1st. The beneficiaries of this initiative have been more than 200 Cooperatives, Agrarian Transformation Societies (SATs) and private agri-food companies, which use ERP (Comprehensive Management Software), facilitated and developed by Globalcaja for its integral management.
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Du Pont Pioneer sponsors the first European sunflower harvest in Seville

The early sowing technique, which Pioneer introduced 20 years ago in Spain in the cultivation of corn, together with the use of the Pioneer P64LC108 hybrid variety, has led to the first sunflower crop of this campaign to have taken place yesterday, 22th June, in the Sevillian town of La Campaña, Seville. A collection that is anticipated at least one month on the usual dates in Andalusia, one of the first areas of Europe to harvest.

Practical Keys to Doing Business in the United States

The Cajamar Cooperative Group participated on June 27th, along with other entities and entrepreneurs specialized in the foreign sector, in the first edition of businessexterior.com, in which the journalist Silvia Intxaurrondo, conducts this meeting to offer the practical keys to those companies that want to do business in the United States.

ANSEMAT participates in a project to promote the use of intelligent agriculture technologies

The National Association of Agricultural, Forestry and Green Space Machinery (ANSEMAT) participates together with four European partners (the Agricultural University of Athens (Greece), Mad About Pandas (Germany), Inosens (Serbia) and Innovative Initiatives (Spain)) in the European innovation project GATES, acronym of "Applying GAming TEchnologies for training professionals in Smart Farming".