Residue Zero: viable and phytosanitary-free agriculture

Controlling the use of pesticides; ensuring that food reaches the consumer’s table without insecticides, fungicides or herbicides, and obtaining harvests completely free of phytosanitary products, taking a step forward compared to conventional agriculture. These are the main objectives pursued by residue zero agriculture, a cultivation technique that limits the use of phytosanitary products according to […]

Vacuum cooling or how to ensure that food reaches your table with the quality and freshness from the field

Before reaching the consumer, one of the most important processes that food goes through is in the conservation systems, which must ensure that the product is kept in optimal and safe conditions. Within this area, one of the most innovative systems is the ‘vacuum cooling’ refrigeration system, which, thanks to its capacity and power, preserves […]

Fog irrigation system: advantages and key factors

The agricultural sector has undergone numerous improvements in recent years that have led to the proliferation of new techniques for all types of crops. And one of the areas that has received the greatest advances is irrigation, which has new systems that are much more efficient and sustainable. This is the case, for example, the […]

Technology in agriculture: how it is now and how it will be in the future

To this day, agriculture remains the basis of food production and the mainstay of food availability for world’s population. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, more than 2.5 billion people around the world depend on agriculture, hunting, fishing or forestry for their livelihoods, which represents 42% of the world’s population. […]

Moisture sensors and their application in precision farming

Precision agriculture is a management strategy that aims to improve the efficiency of resource use in agricultural production through data collection and analysis processes. In this way, factors such as productivity, profitability and even quality can be increased while ensuring a sustainable and balanced chain. In order to obtain this data, the use of technology […]

Traceability: what is it and how does it affect the vegetables you eat?

The term traceability began to appear in the mid-1990s, mainly due to the evolution of consumer habits in response to health and food crises in Europe. This is when the food sectors began to incorporate this tool to guarantee the safety of foodstuffs, and the health of people and animals. What is traceability? We already […]

Organic Products: what are they and why did they come to stay

The consumption of natural products has skyrocketed in the recent years. It is not only about sensations, which still matter, of course, but about statistics: the data corroborate that BIO foods were never a fad nor a trend, but a change in the consumer mentality of our society, which live with them in total harmony. […]

Permaculture: sustainable, efficient and effective agriculture

The main objective of sustainable agriculture is to work the land while respecting the natural ecosystem and its own subsistence. Within this broad field of study, which emerged as a response to intensive farming and its environmental impact, there are several models that are used to produce in an alternative and sustainable way: organic farming, […]

Companion planting and green manures: how they work

Companion planting and green manures are common practices in agriculture that aim to establish a beneficial relationship between two plants, that is, they are able to enhance each other for growth or other important factors. Want to know more? Read on to find out more! What is crop partnership Crop partnership, or companion planting, consists […]