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dairy cows, © balesilage.com
dairy cows, © balesilage.com

European Milk Board / 09 July 2021
Latest milk production cost study shows hefty expenses, but only low or no income for farmers across the EU

Press release / (Brussels/B) A succinct and highly-informative document has been made available to European milk producers today. The latest study entitled What is the cost of producing milk? presents the situation on EU dairy farms in the form of clear and reliable figures. In addition.. » read more


Vertical Farming, © BrightAgrotech / Pixabay
Vertical Farming, © BrightAgrotech / Pixabay

DLG / 09 July 2021
DLG and Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) to enter cooperation

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) The Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) and the DLG (German Agricultural Society) are planning to enter a strategic partnership to jointly promote the field of indoor and vertical farming, both in Germany and worldwide. To this end, joint platforms for knowledge exchange as well as an industry network will be created. Common projects will further foster.. » read more


Perforated films,  © ERDE
Perforated films, © ERDE

RIGK / 06 May 2021
Nationwide collection of used perforated film starts in 2021 / ERDE expands service further

Press release / (Bad Homburg) The IK initiative ERDE (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland: www.erde-recycling.de) will begin collecting perforated films nationwide starting this year. The films used in particular for the cultivation of special crops like strawberries, lettuce or early potatoes can be returned.. » read more


DLG-Feldtage, © DLG
DLG-Feldtage, © DLG

DLG / 23 March 2021
DLG-Feldtage 2021 exhibition to be cancelled due to pandemic

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the corona pandemic and the current lack of official approval to hold the event, the DLG-Feldtage exhibition scheduled for 2021 must be cancelled. The decision was made following in-depth discussions between the organizer DLG (German Agricultural Society).. » read more


asparagus field, © ballensilage.com
asparagus field, © ballensilage.com

RIGK / 23 March 2021
Nationwide collection of asparagus film starts in 2021

Press release / (Bad Homburg) The ERDE initiative (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland: www.erderecycling.de) is offering a nationwide service for the collection of used asparagus film starting this year’s asparagus season. After corresponding pilot projects were successful in two asparagus growing regions in 2020, the asparagus film.. » read more


DURASTAR PLUS Duck Foot Share, © Pöttinger
DURASTAR PLUS Duck Foot Share, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 22 February 2021
New Wear Parts for Stubble Cultivators

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) DURASTAR Narrow Share: Deep Soil Loosening – In the equipment range for soil-protecting and full-depth tillage Pöttinger offers the new DURASTAR narrow share. It is available for the 3- and 4-gang TERRIA trailed stubble cultivators and the SYNKRO mounted stubble cultivator. The new tool is 40 mm wide. Its elongated shape takes over the function of the guide plate so that no separate guide plate.. » read more


dairy cows, © balesilage.com
dairy cows, © balesilage.com

European Milk Board / 20 January 2021
Cost coverage is the foundation of sustainable farming

Press release / (Berlin/D) What should the landscapes we live in, work on and enjoy look like in the future? How do we want to take care of the environment collectively, as a society? As EU citizens, we wish for healthy natural spaces rich in diversity, both in terms of flora and fauna. Hedges, field margins and scattered trees near and in fields and.. » read more


Wheat, © ballensilage.com
Wheat, © ballensilage.com

Julius Kuehn Institute / 12 August 2020
Heat and drought watch out. One-of-a-kind network launched in Berlin

Press release / (Berlin) Wheat crop losses due to heat and drought affect food availability and increase the costs for billions of consumers around the world. The Alliance for Wheat Adaptation to Heat and Drought AHEAD is an international network that hosts initiatives and projects dedicated to addressing scientific gaps and builds synergies.. » read more


The new NOVADISC 812 mower combination for the best forage, © Pöttinger
The new NOVADISC 812 mower combination for the best forage, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 12 August 2020
New: NOVADISC 732, 812, 902 mower combinations Lightweights with impressive strength

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) NOVADISC mower combinations feature the very latest developments. These machines are packed with technical refinements and have an eye-catching appearance. Smooth running, strength, ground tracking and an extended service life are just some of the outstanding details. The NOVADISC 732, 812, 902 mower combinations are available with working widths of.. » read more


© John Deere
© John Deere

John Deere / 17 June 2020
John Deere brings high-capacity X-Series combines to Europe

Press release / (Mannheim / D) John Deere has added two new X-Series combine harvester models to its 2021 harvesting line-up to help large-scale farmers harvest more tonnes per hour and more hectares per day, specifically in tough, high yielding, wet conditions. The new X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines represent the next level of John Deere harvesting.. » read more


Logo Konekilleri
Logo Konekilleri

DLG / 17 June 2020
DLG and 2LM sign cooperation agreement to organize the new Konekilleri exhibition in Finland

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main / D) DLG (the Germany Agricultural Society) today announced that it has entered into a partnership with 2LM (2LM Corporate Oy), to jointly organise the exhibition Konekilleri, a new annual livestock technology exhibition located in Finland. The partnership will benefit.. » read more


Compact tractor 3039R, © John Deere
Compact tractor 3039R, © John Deere

John Deere / 07 June 2020
New compact tractors from John Deere

Press release / (Mannheim / D) John Deere has announced a number of updates to the company’s comprehensive compact tractor range for 2020, which includes 13 models in six Series from 25 to 66hp. The main change is prompted by the latest Stage V emissions regulations in Europe, which are designed to limit ultrafine particulate emissions in all engines above 25hp (19kW).. » read more


© Pöttinger
© Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 26 May 2020
PÖTTINGER leads in idea management

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) Idea management has been a part of the company organisation at Pöttinger – the agricultural machinery manufacturer – for many years. The pioneering Austrian company now stands out in Germany, winning 1st place at the German Idea Management Awards. From Airbus to Viessmann, many well-known companies apply every year for the German.. » read more


© John Deere
© John Deere

John Deere / Zoetis / 15 May 2020
Animal welfare meets tractor welfare

Press release / (Kaiserslautern & Berlin / D) The ability to predict diseases, damage and other outcomes is constantly improving thanks to digital technology and artificial intelligence. Examples from livestock husbandry and machinery management illustrate how early detection works and what benefits it brings to farmers. When a cow falls ill, there are signs before the issue becomes.. » read more


Milk powder campaign Berlin may 2020, © BDM
Milk powder campaign Berlin may 2020, © BDM

European Milk Board / 13 May 2020
Major European milk powder demonstrations with an appeal to the European Commission: “Let’s implement a volume reduction programme together!

Press release / (Bruxelles/B) “We dairy farmers say YES to an EU-wide milk volume reduction scheme and NO to private storage aid for butter, milk powder and cheese as a crisis measure.” While dairy farmers across Europe turn to the Commission and the EU Member States with this appeal, a thick fog.. » read more


Fine root hairs of rye plant, © Hackauf/JKI
Fine root hairs of rye plant, © Hackauf/JKI

Julius Kuehn Institute / 13 May 2020
With an improved root system to higher drought tolerance in wheat

Pressemitteilung / (Groß Lüsewitz/Quedlinburg) Wheat is the most important small grain cereal worldwide. The precipitation in April 2020 was below the long-term average, following the trend of the past 11 years. This demonstrates that wheat cultivation in Germany is increasingly affected by drought. A research alliance, which includes three German.. » read more


Together with the Management Team, the company owners lay the cornerstone for the new assembly plant, © Pöttinger
Together with the Management Team, the company owners lay the cornerstone for the new assembly plant, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 13 May 2020
Go on green: Pöttinger is building a fourth plant

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) On 30 April 2020, the ground-breaking ceremony took place for a new plant in St. Georgen, just 5 km away from the company’s headquarters in Grieskirchen (AT). In the presence of the two owners – Heinz and Klaus Pöttinger – the Management Team officially launched the start to construction. Despite the challenging situation at the moment, Pöttinger is sticking to its ambitious expansion.. » read more


New M Series front loader, © John Deere
New M Series front loader, © John Deere

John Deere / 05 May 2020
New M Series front loaders: light and versatile

Press release / (Mannheim) Following the successful R Series announced in 2015, the extended John Deere range now includes an additional four models covering a variety of applications, from standard loader tasks to operations requiring premium performance and comfort. The M Series has been specifically designed for customers.. » read more


Shopping, © ballensilage.com
Shopping, © ballensilage.com

Copa/Cogeca/FoodDrinkEurope/CELCAA / 23 March 2020
Joint statement: Ensuring food security is our primary objective

Joint Statement / (Brussels / B) Europe’s food supply chain will work closely together to ensure everybody in Europe continues to have access to safe, quality and affordable food and drink products during the Coronavirus pandemic. In these difficult times, we are committed to helping our communities.. » read more


© DLG
© DLG

DLG / 23 March 2020
Postponement of Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia 2020

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main / D) DLG International and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific today jointly announce that AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA 2020, scheduled to take place at BITEC, Bangkok, from 7th to 9th May, 2020, have been postponed to 14th to 16th October, 2020 because of the COVID-19 coronavirus situation.. » read more


© Weltec Biopower
© Weltec Biopower

WELTEC BIOPOWER / 20 February 2020
WELTEC BIOPOWER to Present Solutions for Climate-Neutral Energy Generation at IFAT

Press release / (Vechta) At this year’s IFAT, the world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies, which will be held in Munich, Germany, from 4 to 8 May, biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER will again present its anaerobic digestion plants for industrial and municipal use. In Hall A4, at Booth 508, the internationally.. » read more


RKW HyJet® nonwoven provides excellent tear resistance and outstanding strength, © RKW-Group
RKW HyJet® nonwoven provides excellent tear resistance and outstanding strength, © RKW-Group

RKW / 20 February 2020
RKW HyJet® Crop Cover Nominated for EDANA’s INDEX™20 Awards

Press release / (Frankenthal) RKW is one of the three nominees for the Sustainable Product Award at the EDANA Innovation Lab at this year’s INDEXTM event in Geneva, Switzerland. Throughout the four-day nonwovens exhibition the RKW HyJet® Crop Cover will be displayed at the Innovation Lab. The new INDEX™ feature showcases how invention and sustainability drive the industry forward. Improving crop yields is essential to.. » read more


© John Deere
© John Deere

John Deere / Vogelsang / 08 November 2019
High-precision liquid manure spreading from John Deere and Vogelsang

Press release / (Mannheim / D) Deere and Vogelsang have launched a joint project to promote more sustainable organic fertiliser application. The combination of John Deere Section Control and Vogelsang’s automatic partial width Comfort Flow Control (CFC) section control system enables highly precise spreading of liquid manure.. » read more


© DLG
© DLG

DLG / 08 November 2019
Agrifuture Conference will show future options for farmers in Southeast Asia

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main / D) A brand new event from the organisers of Agritechnica Asia, the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2019. The format of Agrifuture Conference & Exhibition is a one-day international conference.. » read more


John Deere Announces Strategic Partnership With Agricon GmbH, © John Deere
John Deere Announces Strategic Partnership With Agricon GmbH, © John Deere

John Deere / 22 October 2019
John Deere Announces Strategic Partnership With Agricon GmbH

Press release / (Mannheim / D) John Deere announced today it has established a strategic partnership with Agricon GmbH to better serve existing and future John Deere customers in agronomic digital services utilizing Precision Ag technology. The services will be offered as agronomic FarmSight™ Service Packages through the John Deere dealer. Agricon is a leading provider of solutions for digital plant cultivation in Europe.. » read more


Logo MiCU, © Schaumann
Logo MiCU, © Schaumann

Schaumann / 15 October 2019
MiCu – micronised copper

Press release / (Pinneberg / D) The unique, patented processing method of SCHAUMANN increases the antimicrobial effect of copper by altering the properties of its molecules. This also achieves a longer retention time in the gastrointestinal tract, maximising the contribution to the stabilisation of intestinal flora. In the overall concept of supplying copper to weaned piglets.. » read more


© DLG
© DLG

Agritechnica / 15 October 2019
New app will help visitors plan efficiently for Agritechnica 2019

Press release / (Kassel, D) Visitors to Agritechnica 2019 will have a new tool at their disposal to help optimise their time at Hanover’s Exhibition Grounds. The AGRITECHNICA app, an interactive guide to the world’s leading farm machinery trade fair, will allow them to easily and professionally prepare their visit between November 10th and 16th.. » read more


Claas Lexion 5500, © Claas
Claas Lexion 5500, © Claas

Claas / 26 September 2019
Three silver medals for CLAAS innovations

Press release / (Harsewinkel, D) The DLG awards three CLAAS innovations a silver medal each at Agritechnica. With APS SYNFLOW WALKER, the new threshing unit in the LEXION straw walker models and CEMOS AUTO CHOPPING for automatic adjustment of the straw chopper, two silver medals have been awarded to the new LEXION series. CEMOS AUTO PERFORMANCE controls the engine power.. » read more


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