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05 December 2014
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Recommends Takeover Bid
NETHERLANDS - A takeover bid for Dutch based animal and fish feed and poultry company Nutreco is to be recommended to its shareholders....
21 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
27 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Netherlands New Gene Technology in Crambe Leads to Better Oil Crop
NETHERLANDS - It is possible to apply genetic modification to the crop crambe so it meets market demands and takes into account what modern society wants. These are the results of research for...
14 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Integrated Approach 'Vital' to Reduce Food Waste and Loss
THE NETHERLANDS - Governments, international organisations, businesses and community agencies worldwide must create joint programmes to reduce food loss and waste (FLW), if they want to show...
11 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which factors play a role in the...
13 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Feed Forms a Focus of VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - In May 2014, professionals from the world of feed finally have the chance to return to their favourite Dutch city for a global expo - VIV Europe....
19 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Upscaling Impact of Certification Initiatives Unclear
NETHERLANDS - Sustainability certification is seen by many as an important means to make supply chains more sustainable. ...
01 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands CropWorld Global 2013: Water Resource and Irrigation
THE NETHERLANDS - In the face of a rapidly growing population and associated demand for food, the agricultural sector, representing 70 per cent of all freshwater abstractions globally, has a...
31 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Yields of New Varieties of Agricultural Crops Continue to Increase
NETHERLANDS - Research into varieties of winter wheat, spring barley, potatoes grown for starch and sugar beet which have been introduced in the Netherlands by plant breeding companies between...
29 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands CropWorld Global 2013: How Do We Feed Our Growing Population?
THE NETHERLANDS - This week, Amsterdam hosts the 4th Annual CropWorld Global 2013 Conference. Leading international experts from the agrochemical and crop industry, key policymakers and regulators...
28 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands VIV Europe 2014: Back to Business
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 will be back to business when the world expo for poultry and livestock husbandry and processing returns in May 2014, said exhibition manager Ruwan Berculo....
08 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Researchers Combine Food Security Knowledge
NETHERLANDS - Scientists investigating world food issues should unite themselves to provide a sound scientific basis for food security policies. ...
05 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Study Finds No Benefit of Animal Study in GM Crop Testing
NETHERLANDS - A compulsory animal test used to ascertain the safety of genetically-modified (GM) crops is unnecessary, according to researchers from organisations including RIKILT Wageningen...
04 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Trade Agreement with Ukraine Offers Opportunities to Dutch Agriculture
NETHERLANDS - Ukraine is continually increasing its focus on the EU. At present, a ‘Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement’ (DCFTA) between the Ukraine and the Netherlands is being assessed...
21 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Study Highlights Strong Anti-cancer Properties of Soybeans
NETHERLANDS - Soybean meal is a bi-product following oil extraction from soybean seeds. It is rich in protein, which usually makes up around 40 per cent of the nutritional components of the seeds...
10 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Excellent Progress in 2011: Nutreco Achieves €241M
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco saw excellent progress in 2011 where it achieved a total EBITA of €241 million....
09 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco CEO Wout Dekker to Step Down at End of 2012
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco announces that CEO Wout Dekker (1956) will be leaving Nutreco by the end of 2012. This will mark the end of a career at the company encompassing almost thirty years, of...
23 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Netherlands DSM Highlights 100 Years of Vitamins
NETHERLANDS - In 1912, the Polish biochemist Casimir Funk isolated the first vitamin (B1) from rice bran. At that time, European rice hulling machines were brought to Asia to process rice. However,...
16 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Crops with Lower Carotene Levels Less Affected by Parasitic Plants
NETHERLANDS - Grain crops that produce less carotene can produce more food, especially in Africa, as they are less affected by parasitic plants. This is the result of research by Muhammad Jamil...
04 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Growth Set to Challenge Dutch Agri Sector
NETHERLANDS - Between now and 2025, agricultural production in the Netherlands will be confronted by environmental limits, particularly with regard to the disposal of manure. Nevertheless, the...
30 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Global Agriculture Able To Feed Growing World Population
THE NETHERLANDS - Global agriculture, with the Netherlands leading the way, is demonstrably more prolific, better and cleaner than in preceding years. Agriculture may be more productive more...
05 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Netherlands PDMS Kills Malaria Mosquitoes In Rice Paddies
NETHERLANDS - A thin, liquid layer applied on the surface of inundated rice paddies effectively kills malaria mosquito larvae without having an impact on other aquatic life. Rice yield remains...
22 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands International Launch of Canadian Climate Change Protocol
NETHERLANDS – An innovative new approach for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from farm fertiliser use has been approved by the Canadian province of Alberta for use in its offset system, an...
19 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Study Uncovers Case for Soil Care Incentives
NETHERLANDS - A new report on the costs and benefits of soil conservation highlights the benefits to society generally of supporting farmers to take care of the soil. ...
09 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Wheat Prices Set to Remain High for a Decade
NETHERLANDS - High wheat prices are not a one-off, according to a senior Rabobank official....
06 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Animal Feed Industry 'At Risk' Says Rabobank
NETHERLANDS - Rabobank has reduced its forecast for global 2010/11 wheat output by almost 35 million tonnes to just over 644 million tonnes....
04 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Maize Plant More Affected By Environment Than Genes
THE NETHERLANDS - The impact of genetic manipulation on maize plants is no greater than that of regular breeding methods. Environment differences are far more influential, research by RIKILT...
30 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Environment Affects Maize More Than Gene Technology
NETHERLANDS - The impact of genetic manipulation on maize plants is no greater than that of regular breeding methods. Environment differences are far more influential, research by RIKILT and...
29 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Growing Agriculture Contributes to Biodiversity Decline
NETHERLANDS - A group of scientists have found a correlation between increases in agricultural production and declines in wild plant and animal species....
27 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Netherlands Banks Call for Stimulus for Sustainable Energy
NETHERLANDS - Ten Dutch banks are calling for measures against climate change. ...
 
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