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Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) is to partner with MAV Elektrik to achieve cleaner air and prevent water and soil contamination, as well as creating an additional source of revenue from chicken litter - previously seen as a waste product... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

The Agricultural Robots Market is projected to grow from $7.4-billion (€6.65-billion) in 2020 to $20.6-billion (€18.5-billion) by 2025 according to the new market research report by MarketsandMarkets... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The Indonesian government has filed a lawsuit against the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the bloc's plans to phase out the use of palm oil-based biofuels. Indonesia is the world's biggest producer of palm oil but Europe... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

China and the European Union have reached a deal that protects regional food products, known as geographical indications (GI) in both territories. The agreement covers a list of 100 Chinese delicacies in the EU, including Lapsang Souchong tea... Read more

Swedish agricultural cooperative Lantmännen and Norwegian fertiliser company Yara are aiming to take a pioneering role in the transformation of the food system. The partners will launch a pilot project with the ambition to introduce the world’s... Read more

Swiss food and drinks goliath Nestlé has set a target to acheive zero carbon emissions, in line the the aims of the Paris Agreement... Read more

One of Germany's leading agricultural machinery companies, KG, Maschinenfabrik Bernard Krone GmbH & Co., has chosen the Siemens Digital Innovation Platform to aid in establishing its digitalisation strategy. Krone will use Siemens solutions such... Read more

The European Commission has imposed tariffs of 8 to 18% on imported subsidised Indonesian biodiesel, arguing the move was necessary to maintain a level playing field for EU producers... Read more

Grupo Empresarial Costa, the Spanish company behind meat processing firm Costa Food Group, has acquired Embutidos La Nuncia, another business in the meat sector... Read more

Shares in German chemical giant Bayer have rocketed by as much as 11% following a report that the company has proposed to pay up to $8-billion (£6.59-billion) to settle more than 18,000 US lawsuits related to its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup. Read more

As a large buyer of grain, Fazer acknowledges its responsibility to develop sustainable grain cultivation. Fazer has, in cooperation with farmers, crafted a Grain Vision and ten principles of sustainable farming to implement it... Read more

A partnership between BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) along with Solidaridad, a civil society organisation, will work to promote the use and production of sustainable palm oil and derivatives in... Read more

The University of Lincoln in the UK has been awarded nearly £6.4-million in government funds to create the world's first robot farming centre. The money will support the creation of what is claimed to be “the world’s first centre of excellence in... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Beleaguered German chemical giant Bayer has announced it plans to invest €5-billion in the development of alternatives to its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup. The company is currently embroiled in over 13,000 lawsuits in the US claiming that... Read more

Essen-based companies FAKT AG and E.ON are planning to create a European ecological, agricultural and economic center in Hungary. FAKT AG is planning a combination of agriculture, logistics and housing on an area of land equal in size to almost... Read more

A jury in California has ruled that Bayer-owned chemicals company Monsanto must pay $2-billion in damages to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, an elderly couple both suffering with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a consequence of exposure to the glyphosate... Read more

In what was an unprecedented show of anger following the losses around the acquisition of Monsanto, shareholders at Bayer have delivered an unprecedented vote of no confidence in the CEO, Werner Baumann, and the company's top management executives. Read more

Yara International, a global leader in crop nutrition, and IBM today announced an agreement to build the world's leading digital farming platform, providing holistic digital services and instant agronomic advice... Read more

The International Investment Bank (IIB), based in Moscow, has granted a loan to Moldova's Trans-Oil, an agro-industrial group, which it will use for the acquisition of Romanian vegetable oil producer, Ultex. Read more

The CEO of the German chemical giant Bayer has insisted that the $63-billion (€55.6-billion) takeover of the American agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto in 2018 was a "good idea" despite the huge legal costs that... Read more

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