Spain’s circular economy says ‘adiós’ to countryside and city waste

By |april 29th, 2020|agricultural packaging, agriculture, Canary Islands, circular economy, fertilisers, News, research and innovation, Spain, waste management, water resources|

The common goal of Spain’s circular economy implemented both at city and countryside level is to reuse waste, yet local agri-food companies and organisations are aware that this model needs to be adopted gradually in the sector. EURACTIV's partner Efe Agro reports.

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LEAK: EU’s Farm to Fork strategy will be based on five key targets

By |marec 2nd, 2020|Farm to Fork, fertilisers, integrated pest management, News, obesity, organic agriculture, pesticide reduction|

In addition to longstanding objectives like the reduction of chemical fertilisers and pesticides, the European Commission envisages setting three more targets in its new flagship food policy, EURACTIV can reveal.

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Nitrate pollution linked to agriculture, says new study

By |februar 28th, 2020|agriculture, European Commission, fertilisers, Germany, groundwater, measuring points, News, nitrate levels, Pesticides, pigs|

While Germany is set on tightening its fertiliser regulation after the EU Commission sued the country for excessive nitrate levels in groundwater, a new study has linked agriculture and particularly animal fattening with groundwater pollution. Could th...

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Italy welcomes bioeconomy, kisses agricultural runoff goodbye

By |januar 24th, 2020|Agrifood, bioeconomy, bioplastics, circular economy, fertilisers, Italy, methane, News, research|

In 2017, Italy’s entire bioeconomy sector had a total turnover of €300 billion and, within 13 years, employed two million people. The country’s Bioeconomy Strategy was taken up a notch and made even more ambitious at the start of 2019. EURACTIV’s partner Agronotizie reports.

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Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC

By |avgust 9th, 2019|dairy, fertilisers, IPCC, land use, land use change, Meat, meat tax, News|

The climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, with cascading risks becoming increasingly severe as global temperatures rise, according to a landmark UN report compiled by some of the world's top scientists. EURACTIV's medi...

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EU close to fining Germany over nitrate pollution

By |julij 24th, 2019|fertilisers, natural fertiliser, News, nitrates|

The European Commission will tomorrow adopt (25 July) an infringement decisions package against Germany for continuously breaching the EU’s nitrates directive, an EU spokesperson has told EURACTIV.com.

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German farmers denounce poor management of nitrate pollution case

By |april 30th, 2019|agriculture, Energy transition, farmers, fertilisers, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Germany, grid expansion, News, nitrates|

The energy transition is bringing major changes to the agricultural sector. EURACTIV Germany spoke to secretary-general of the German Farmers' Association (DBV) Krüsken about Germany’s approach to reducing nitrate levels, droughts, and expanding grids.

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Biogas in Germany: Maintaining momentum

By |januar 7th, 2019|biogas, biomethane, fertilisers, manure, News, Renewable gas|

With the European Parliament backing a net zero emissions target for 2050, EU member states will need to further develop their biogas markets to continue to reduce emissions from waste, energy, and transport, write Benjamin Budde and David Newman.

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The EU finally provides legal framework for organic and recycled fertilisers

By |november 21st, 2018|agriculture, cadmium, environment, fertilisers, Health, heavy metals, News, soil protection|

The Commission, Council and Parliament have agreed to facilitate the use of organic fertilisers, for which there has been no regulatory framework so far. Fertilisers will also have to contain less heavy metal in the future.

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EU fertiliser industry at the crossroads between nutrition and energy [Promoted content]

By |november 21st, 2018|fertilisers, News|

We live in fascinating times where technology is evolving at an ever-increasing pace, spurring major shifts in many industries. This is also the case for the fertilizer sector, writes Jacob Hansen, director general of Fertilizers Europe.  

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