COVID-19 crisis could ‘kick off digital revolution in agriculture’

Digital farming is set to boom in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, given its capacity to help the EU farming sector improve its sustainability and recover from the outbreak’s impact. But there are also considerable concerns raised about the pace of this change and whether farmers are adequately prepared for it. Read more here

Farmers report dramatic COVID effect on fruit & vegetable producers:

The latest report from Europe’s farming organisations on the impact of the pandemic, highlights a dramatic effect on fruit & vegetable producers, as well as concerns over markets for meat & vegetable oil. There are also reports of concern over unfair trading practices. A trade body with members that trade agricultural goods wants the EU […]

IPCC latest report calling for global Food Waste reduction in agriculture

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations issued a report in August 2019 highlighting the need for a drastic reduction of Food Waste to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions linked with agriculture and livestock farming. One third of the food produced worldwide is not being eaten and thus wasted, corresponding to […]