Top 13 best egg laying chicken breeds

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has indicated that in 2015 the value of world egg production was 55 billion dollars and the production of eggs reached 70.4 million metric tons. Before World War II, the largest egg production was obtained from small farms that had around 400 chickens, but today in the… Read More »

Rarest horse breeds in the world

The first horses were domesticated approximately 8.000 – 7.000 years ago and had an important role throughout history in the development of civilization. Horses were used in battles, in agriculture, forestry and other types of activities. Horses were grown for recreational purposes just since the 18th century. Although there are more than 350 horse breeds… Read More »

Building your successful sugar beet crop

The last agricultural quota system, which managed sugar production in the European Union, was eliminated on 30 September 2017, after nearly 50 years. The decision to end sugar quotas has been agreed by the European Parliament and the Member States in the context of the 2013 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform following an extensive reform… Read More »

Preserving water resources – one of the major challenges for agriculture in the 21st century

Water represents one of the greatest current global challenges. Torrential rains are more frequent due to climate change, causing sewer overflows, but at the same time, water scarcity in other parts of the world threatens public health and reduces food production. By 2050, the world’s population will have grown from 7 to 9 billion. This… Read More »

Top 11 Most Beautiful tulips fields in the Netherlands

Large flower fields, creating a mosaic of kaleidoscopic colors, are some of the most visited landmarks in the Netherlands. Seen from a distance, these fields look like colored crayons arranged neatly in a box. The vibrant blue, the electrifying red, the pale pink, the golden yellow and the royal violet catch your eye along with… Read More »

Famous agricultural areas in the world – Cotton Belt, USA

Certain agricultural areas are so well known throughout the world that they will forever be synonymous with the cultures that have made them famous, even when these crops are in decline or when the land is used for other crops. Among these famous agricultural areas is the Cotton Belt, in the US, which, as the… Read More »

China is on the verge of becoming world leader in environment conservation thanks to its massive tree planting campaign

The Chinese government recently announced that it will plant trees on a territory equivalent to the surface of Ireland over the course of 2018. That’s about 6.6 million hectares. As the United States loses its leadership in the field of the environment conservation, after withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, China is eager to take… Read More »

The World’s Best Agricultural Shows of 2018

Companies, organizations and other parties involved in organizing some of the most important agricultural events of 2018 seem to have agreed to bring farmers and professionals from the agricultural industry the most recent innovations in a series of agricultural shows organized all over the world. High-class exhibitions take place in 2018, following the success of… Read More »

Christmas traditions with agricultural roots

The winter season has had special moments of celebration since ancient times, and in ancient Rome, centuries before the birth of Christ, even from the beginning of the week in with the winter solstice celebrations called Saturnalia took place in honor of the god of agriculture, Saturn. The Bible does not mention the birth date… Read More »