Sustainability at the water source in EU

Water is an essential component of agri-food production. But while many fruits and vegetables are an excellent source of water, growing them often also requires significant quantities of water. Without sufficient, good quality and easily accessible water, European agri-food production could be under threat. On average, 44% of total water use in Europe is on […]

More women managing farms across Europe

The number of women in farming has been slowly increasing in recent years. The most recent data (Eurostat 2016) suggests that, on average, around 30% of farms across the EU are managed by a woman. But data that masks some considerable differences between countries. In Lithuania and Latvia, nearly half of all farms are managed […]

Boom in Italian Agriculture 4.0: 400 millions in 2018

The Italian market of Agriculture 4.0 has reached a value of 370 – 430 million euros in 2018, thus equaling 5% of the global total and 18% of the European one. The 300 digital solutions already launched on the Italian market are used by 55% of interviewed agribusinesses. Age and study degree do not have […]

Day 3 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26th

Workshop Farm sustainability cannot exist without economic sustainability. 9.45 am, Milk Village The #2050challenge has highlighted how the model in which sustainability has always been seen in contraposition to intensive farming needs to be completed reevaluated. The reality is that, with the increasing world population and the necessity to increase available food resources, sustainability is […]

Sustainable Dairy Farming: smart farming & sensor technology will be key

At the Agrinnovation Summit of Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions 2018 there will also be one of the major research centers worldwide especially dedicated to agro-livestock. The seminar Sustainable Dairy Farming: smart farming & sensor technology will be key will be held on October 26th, from 2.30 to 3.30 pm in CremonaFiere boardroom by Kees de […]

CremonaFiere presents the Italian production model to the Indian market

CremonaFiere is currently on a business mission at the Agritex, the main international show for the agro-livestock sector in India. A delegation consisting of CremonaFiere General Manager Massimo De Bellis, Fabio Abeni from CREA Research Centre and Riccardo Negrini from the Catholic University reached Hyderabad to present the Italian agro-livestock model to the economic players […]

Enne Effe Boumatic: Innovation In Livestock Breeding At Your Fingertips

Enne Effe BouMatic is ready to present at Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions a new range of systems for livestock management capable to innovate livestock farms in a step-by-step and integrative way. Sometimes, breeders are very hesitant as to investments for innovation since they are afraid of the need of designing from the ground up their […]

Padania Acque S.p.A. and Aqua Publica Europea at Watec Italy 2018

Padania Acque and Aqua Publica Europea (APE), the European Association for public water operators with 62 members providing water to over 70 milion citizens everyday, will attend Watec Italy 2018. From October 24th to 27th, Cremona will become the European water capital thanks to the Exhibition and Conference organized by Kenes Exhibitions in cooperation with […]

Commission offers further support to European farmers dealing with droughts

The ongoing and prolonged drought situation in several EU countries is affecting the production of arable crops and animal feed, which could have an impact on farmer income, increase their input costs and potentially give rise to an animal welfare issues, if there is a shortage of fodder later in the year. Commissioner for agriculture, […]