IRTA - The big event of the Spanish pig industry, the valued award Porc d'Or granted by the IRTA, will be held on Friday for the first time in Madrid. During the ceremony will be announced farms winners in the various categories, as well as who will be the big star of the night, exploitation awarded with the Porc d'Or and Diamond, the highest recognition of these prizes.
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
CSIC - Researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have participated in an international project to develop a mathematical model able to predict environmental collapses. The model, that has been applied to a real situation of environmental collapse, could also be used in other areas such as fisheries, farming and social systems
COAG - The Coordinator of Organizations of Farmers and Cattlemen from Spain (known by its Spanish acronym COAG ) presents this monday November 19 in Brussels its online sales platform, www.arcocoag.org , as part of the annual conference on innovation and sustainable agriculture organized by the European Commission. This website was born this past June with the participation of 540 farmers
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ARS / Ann Perry - Wheat stubble left standing by no-till management helps generate a smoother snow cover, which boosts dryland crop productivity in the summer, according to new ARS research. For two years, snow depths, density and soil water storage were measured manually at hundreds of points across the fields on two farms.