Friday, June 23, 2017
What challenges lie ahead for farmers in emerging markets like Guatemala or Mali? How can agribusiness in different parts of the world benefit from an initiative connecting stakeholders throughout the whole food chain – and how does its implementation contribute to sustainable agriculture?
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Ben Burgers of Roveg Fruit BV has a lot of experience exporting and importing fresh produce from all over the world. That’s why he understands the importance of promoting good agricultural practices and implementing sustainable farming standards. In fact, he hopes that there will soon be only one common standard.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Cocoa, sugar, coffee – these are among the most popular export commodities of the Dominican Republic. We talked with Guillermo Contreras, Operations Manager at the Dominican Tropical Fruits company, about the merits of fruits and vegetables grown in this Caribbean country and how the Brexit announcement has impacted their business.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Erosion and run-off represent a huge challenge for farmers – and potato cultivation is particularly sensitive to it. Rain can cause soil to be washed away, along with important nutrients and crop protection products. This not only reduces farmers’ yields but also puts the environment at risk. Implementing micro-dams is a proven solution.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
After three years in Abu Dhabi, the GFIA came to Utrecht for its first European conference. Although not the biggest country in terms of land area, the Netherlands is nevertheless the second-largest exporter of food in the world – one of the reasons why Dutch farmers need smart faming solutions.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Smallholder farming accounts for most of the agricultural production in Guatemala. Together with San Juan Agroexport, Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports growers both in and off the field, thereby improving their livelihood as well as promoting sustainable agriculture.
Friday, May 12, 2017
“Everybody was happy and motivated,” says Ronald Guendel, Global Head of Food Chain Relations at Bayer Division Crop Science, about this year’s Fruit Logistica in Berlin. This video shows the highlights of the fair – and showcases how Food Chain Partnership connects the entire food value chain.
Friday, May 5, 2017
At the GFIA Europe 2017, stakeholders along the value chain will discuss innovations in sustainable agriculture across all types of food production. The conference will take place on May 9 - 10, 2017 in Utrecht, Netherlands. In a special session, the Food Chain Partnership team will provide insights into its various initiatives and activities.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
For the third year in a row, Farm Frites and Bayer will once again organize the Tour de Farm in Belgium and the Netherlands. On September 6 and 8, two local farmers will host the event, which will promote technologies for sustainable potato farming – and inspire dialog among stakeholders of the value chain.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Greek farming organization Pegasus Agrifood Coop, a Bayer Food Chain Partnership member, has developed a digital strategy to achieve a more efficient spraying application. The result is a higher percentage of marketable grapes.
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