España se bebió 830,82 millones de litros de zumo y néctares en 2016

España es una gran consumidora de zumos, representando el 10% del total de la Unión Europea en 2016, cuyo consumo alcanzó los 9.299 millones. Concretamente, según un informe de la European Fruit Juice Association, España se bebió entonces 830,82 millones de litros de zumo y néctares, situándose el cuarto país, sólo después de Alemania, Francia y Reino Unido. […]

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Driverless Farm Equipment is Here

Produced by Smart Ag, the designers of AutoCart say existing farm equipment can be adapted to robot technology. Used in tandem with SmartHP hardware, AutoCart is a software system that allows agricultural equipment to operate autonomously. Producer Kyle Mehmen of MBS Family Farms in Plainfield, Iowa has successfully used AutoCart during the 2017 harvest to unload grain […]

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Bangladesh rice deal shelved

Cambodia has failed to finalise the terms of a massive 250,000-tonne delivery of rice to Bangladesh, with industry insiders claiming that shipments have been cancelled as millers do not currently have the stockpiles to meet export demand while hopes for further negotiations appear to be dwindling. The rice deal was originally made in August, when […]

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20,000 sheep farmers to benefit from 85% advance sheep welfare payments

Some 20,000 sheep farmers are set to benefit from 85% advance payments under the Sheep Welfare Scheme, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, announced. These advance payments – which will total €16 million – are commencing on time this week to all eligible farmers, the minister added. The scheme is co-funded by the European Union as […]

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