Category: Agro

ASBAMA AND ITS AFFILIATES DONATE 1,050 MARKET BONDS IN MAGDALENAASBAMA AND ITS AFFILIATES DONATE 1,050 MARKET BONDS IN MAGDALENA

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During the social and health emergency produced by covid-19, the Association of Banana farmers of Magdalena, La Guajira and Cesar (Asbama) and their affiliates joined forces to supply some of the needs of the most vulnerable people in Magdalena. Thus, in association with the Mario Santo Domingo Foundation, 1,050 solidarity market bonds were acquired from […]


ANTHRACNOSE, ONE OF THE MAIN LIMITATIONS IN HASS AVOCADO PRODUCTIONANTHRACNOSE, ONE OF THE MAIN LIMITATIONS IN HASS AVOCADO PRODUCTION

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A study prepared by the National University revealed that anthracnose has become a limitation for Hass avocado production, since the climatic characteristics of the areas where this fruit is produced (high humidity and temperature) are conducive to the development of the complex. pathogens that cause it. This was the result after examining some crops in […]


More considerate areas: The best of Tech for Good in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regionMore considerate areas: The best of Tech for Good in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region

We continue our tour of France French start-up of the Tech for Good. Today, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. If the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is marked by the diversity of its industrial sectors, it is also marked by its varied territorial issues (coast and high mountains, metropolises and rural communities) which make it a field of experimentation […]


Chlordecone: lessons from past driftsChlordecone: lessons from past drifts

The parliamentary report on the economic, health and environmental impact of the use of chlordecone in Guadeloupe and Martinique was put online on December 2, after more than six months of investigation. Chaired by Serge Letchimy, Member of Parliament for Martinique, the parliamentary committee drew up an implacable observation of the past excesses of the marketing […]


Why Coca-Cola is interested in bartendersWhy Coca-Cola is interested in bartenders

Coca-Cola launches specific products for bartenders. A way to reach a new target and respond to the craze for cocktails, a segment already invested by manufacturers of tonic. This is Rue Saint-Sauveur, in the 2 th district of Paris, Coca-Cola has taken up residence until the end of December. In this place well known to cocktail lovers (Experimental Cocktail […]


How Bayer wants to become carbon neutral in 2030How Bayer wants to become carbon neutral in 2030

The German agrochemical giant: Bayer set itself until 2030 to become carbon neutral. To achieve this objective, Bayer undertakes to switch to 100% renewable electricity and to offset its emissions by capturing carbon. Achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 is the goal set by the German pharmaceutical and chemical group Bayer. In a statement following statements by Werner Baumann, chairman […]


Anglo American to Acquire Sirius Minerals and Potash Mine in the UKAnglo American to Acquire Sirius Minerals and Potash Mine in the UK

Anglo American has made an offer to acquire the British company Sirius Minerals, which has started construction of a potash mine in the United Kingdom on the largest estimated polyhalite deposit in the world. The British mining giant Anglo American made a takeover offer on Wednesday, January 8, on the shares of its compatriot Sirius […]


Soufflet’s move upmarket is paying offSoufflet’s move upmarket is paying off

Soufflet, Europe’s leading cereal collector, posted a turnover of 4.866 billion euros for 2018 / 2019. Sales driven by both the high cereal prices over the period and by the strategy of upgrading of the Nogent sur Seine group. The gamble to move upmarket seems to pay off for Soufflet. With a turnover of 4.866 billion euros for […]


In the Meuse, massive dairy investmentsIn the Meuse, massive dairy investments

The 200 million euros injected over the past five years by dairy processing manufacturers are boosting the sector in the Meuse. The black of the brand new industrial platform inaugurated more than a year ago in Cousances-lès-Triconville (Meuse), near the old cheese dairy, stands out against the green landscape of the South Meuse countryside. The 10 […]


Sausage car looking for driver to cross the United StatesSausage car looking for driver to cross the United States

This may be the unsuspected dream of many of us: driving a hot dog car. The American company Oscar Mayer is looking for jovial drivers for its advertising vehicle. What student hasn’t dreamed of? A road trip in the United States, cross “small-town America” and cut the fat with the locals… It is more or less the […]


The one who will dethrone Monsanto from its number one position in agrochemicals is…The one who will dethrone Monsanto from its number one position in agrochemicals is…

According to our colleagues at Info Chimie, Syngenta could become the world’s leading agro-chemist thanks to the contribution of assets from the Chinese groups ChemChina and Sinocheml. The Swiss giant would overthrow Monsanto. After a year 2019 marked by the multiplication of trials and the fall in the share price , the year 2020 does not start under better auspices […]