Tag Archives: biodiversity

European Seed magazine coming soon!

  Europe’s seed life is more hectic this year than generally I’d say… After the unusual fate of the European Commission Proposal for a Regulation on marketing of plant reproductive material, now Issues Ink and the European Seed Association (ESA) announced that they are … Continue reading

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Are biofuels friends or enemies? A short report on the palm oil issue

Nowadays a really controversial issue keeps the thinkers of EU energypolicy-making bussy. Shall we or shall we not promote biofuels? Do we need the biofuel mandates? One day we read articles about the amazing benefits of biofuels, next day we … Continue reading

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News from the 6. week of 2014

Dear readers, here we go with the hottest news of the hortiworld of the last week. Enjoy & love & share the horticulture! 😉 FAO Food Price Index falls despite climbing diary prices (FAO) Coffee growing: more biodiversity, better harvest … Continue reading

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It's always great to start the week with a nice big cup of horticulture (02.12.2013.)

Here are the fresh-crunchy news to start the week (and the month 🙂 ) with new energy 🙂 Enjoy & spread the horticulture! 🙂 Pink Lady tops awereness poll (fruitnet) Journal retracts study critical of bioengineered corn (foodbusinessnews) FAO and … Continue reading

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Good, clean and fair: it is slow food itself

Yesterday I had the great luck to participate in a slow food event in Brussels in front of the European Parliament. And the nice foods, the whole philosophy, the good mood and warm smiles gave me the inspiration to write … Continue reading

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What's this thing with family farming?

Those, who are interested in horticultural, agricultural and related organisations’ news, most probably have already noticed that there’s a new emphasise given to this seemingly really simple thing: Family farming. To show that the topic is really alive, it’s enough … Continue reading

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