December 9, 2018 8:00 PM

The persistence of pesticides threatens European soils

A study developed by researchers from the Diverfarming project finds pesticide residues in the soils of eleven European countries in six different cropping systems The use of phytosanitary projects to combat weeds and other pests that affect the crops has led to an increase in the productivity of European agricultural […]

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December 8, 2018 8:00 PM

Harder Brexit options pose greatest threat to UK environmental safeguards, says new report

Possibility of scrapping more than 200 key EU laws would put protection of food, air and water safety at risk and make it harder to meet climate change targets, according to IPPR analysis. Both a “no-deal” Brexit and a free trade agreement along Canadian lines would significantly weaken safeguards for […]

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December 2, 2018 8:00 PM

Knight blazes a new trail

Knight Farm Machinery is introducing a number of new features and designs in its Trailblazer II range of sprayers that will simplify the machine’s plumbing and help operators achieve both optimum spraying performance and compliance with environmental regulations. The new machine will be fitted with a hydraulically driven pump located […]

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December 1, 2018 8:00 PM

Knight adds new model to self-propelled range

Knight Farm Machinery is introducing a new model to its self-propelled range, which includes a number of equipment up-grades that are designed to make operation and maintenance of the machine easier for operators. This will also give buyers the option of a lower positioned cab which will lower the centre […]

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November 24, 2018 8:00 PM

Agreement announced between Confagricoltura and Topcon Agriculture for Precision Farming

Topcon Agriculture and Confagricoltura have announced a partnership agreement aiming towards the implementation and diffusion of precision farmng in Italy. The agreement was signed by Massimliano Giansanti, president of Confagricoltura and Fabio Isaia, CEO of Topcn Agriculture S.p.A. Giansanti and Isaia issued a joint statement: “Ours is a strategic agreement […]

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