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Industry calls on EU member states to show ‘clear commitment’ in smart farming

By Sarantis Michalopoulos | EURACTIV.com his article is part of our special report Innovation in post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy. The EU manufacturers of agricultural machinery (CEMA) have called on member states to indicate a “clear commitment” to the digitisation of European agriculture as the only way to face the current environmental and economic challenges. This message has also been […]

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How art and science are helping chicory

AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE NEW CHIC PROJECT. BY: MARCEL BRUINS Root chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) is an under-utilized crop. It is currently used for the commercial production of inulin, which is added to many food products as a dietary fibre and sweetener. The CHIC project aims to develop chicory varieties that can be used […]

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How Art and Science are Helping Chicory: An Inside Look at the New CHIC Project

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by Marcel Bruins Among the various projects which are supported through the EU Horizon 2020 funding programme is the CHIC research and innovation project. It plans to establish a responsible innovation pathway for developing and using New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs) for chicory as a multipurpose crop for the production […]

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