CNH Industrial announces temporary plant shutdowns in Europe

CNH Industrial will temporarily close several of its European agricultural, commercial vehicle and powertrain manufacturing facilities in response to ongoing disruptions to the procurement environment and shortages of core components, especially semiconductors.   CNH Industrial is constantly reviewing it...Read more

Save Foods establishes presence in Turkey, eyes Europe expansion

Save Foods, an agri-food tech company focused on developing and selling eco-friendly products specifically designed to extend the shelf life and ensure the food safety of fresh fruits and vegetables, has engaged a local commercial post-harvest expert in Turkey, who is well connected in the local produce market, pa...Read more

World BioProtection Forum announces new board

Professor Shashi Sharma, a former Director to the Western Australian Government in Plant Biosecurity, and Professor and Chair in Biosecurity and Food Security at Murdoch University (Australia), and Professor Zhibing Zhang of the University of Birmingham, UK, have been elected President and Vice President, respecti...Read more

Nufarm ,Limgroup collaborates to reduce residues on strawberries in Europe

Australian crop protection and specialty Seed Company Nufarm and Dutch Limgroup, an innovative breeding company specialised in asparagus and strawberry varieties, announced a collaboration in the field of biological crop protection solutions. At the heart of the collaboration is the combination of Nufarm’s ...Read more

KisanHub launches ‘Reporting and Analytics Dashboards’ for agri-supply chain

  UK based leading Agri-Food software developer KisanHub have launched Reporting and Analytics Dashboards to provide fast, convenient access to business-critical supply chain data for Producer Groups. The Dashboards aggregate real-time information from KisanHub’s existing range of agri-data solutions ...Read more

WBF to hold 'Emergency Summit for Control of Leatherjackets’ on July 14  

 The Emergency Summit for the Control of Leatherjackets using Integrated Pest Management takes place on Wednesday 14th July. It will be free virtual event to learn effective management strategies for these increasingly prevalent turf pests. Leatherjacket larvae are causing extensive damage to turf – th...Read more

BASF launches new melon variety for European market

 BASF is breaking new ground in the melon market with the creation of a new type of melon called Sunup. The external colour of its skin is golden, and the internal flesh colour is orange making it a unique proposition. The fruit itself is firm and juicy with a sweet taste as it has a high Brix value. It close...Read more

Hitachi ABB launches transformers for floating offshore wind power

 Headquartered in Switzerland, Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications, designed to overcome the challenging offshore environment and withstand the physically demanding conditions on floating structures. The portfolio will enable much great...Read more

Bionema launches patented biocontrol kit for agriculture and turf pests

Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology company, has been granted a UK patent for a unique pest control solution that provides safe and sustainable protection from larval insect pests. This is a particularly timely innovation, when leatherjackets and chafer grubs – both of which can be controlled by ...Read more

Syngenta CP, Valagro submit non-binding EOI for SICIT Group

Syngenta Crop Protection AG, together with Valagro S.p.A. has confirmed that the two companies have submitted a non-binding expression of interest to the Board of Directors of SICIT Group S.p.A., listed on the MTA, Star Segment, of Borsa Italiana. This expression of interest conveys our intention to submit an all-...Read more

Minagro's co-formulant Sovinol P740/O bags Ecocert certification

Belgium based Minagro, a developer of high-quality green and safe products and solutions for the crop care industry, recently announced that its co-formulant Sovinol P740/O is now Ecocert certified for use as an in-can preservative for organic fertilizers. Sovinol P740/O, which protects liquid crop nutrient produc...Read more

Lantmännen & Dataväxt's tool creates opportunities for new business models

To succeed in the ongoing transition in greening the agriculture sector, correct data are needed in order to monitor the efficacy of sustainability measures. Lantmännen and Dataväxt hope this tool can contribute to a new sector standard for measuring climate impact and to create added value for Swedish g...Read more