SEAE - The main sector entities statewide demand more funds for research and innovation to promote sustainability in the Spanish food sector through the development of organic production. So have announced the creation of the Agro ecological Technology Platform, after two years of efforts
SEAE - "The compromise proposal of Van Rompuy to the EU budget 2014-2020 dramatically cuts rural development and environmental services and does not address key challenges". That is the valoration of ""the Spanish Society of Organic Agriculture about latest proposal to reduce the EU budget for 2014-2020 PAC that will be debated this week in Brussels
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UPM - Spanish researchers have found that a reduction in the amount of UV light in the environment can reduce the propagation and aphid population density what involves an overuse decline of pesticides. The use of UV-absorbing covers can reduce the incidence of the potato aphid, M. euphorbiae, on lettuce plants.