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The importance of soy in crop rotation

The importance of soy in crop rotation

Soy is a great plant, not only due to its composition, but by inserting it in our crop rotation, soy creates agronomic advantages too. The importance of soya and its significant growth as a crop is because of the unique chemical composition of the bean, around 38%...
European Union debate on Genome Editing

European Union debate on Genome Editing

GMOs are again at the top of the political agenda, and, likewise, playing a significant role in the current discussions at European Union level. Here we would like to give an overview and some updates on this still controversial topic. New GMO´s and the Legislation:...
Carbon Footprint Calculation Project

Carbon Footprint Calculation Project

Background Information According to UNESCO[1], the ‘carbon footprint’ (CF) concept arose out of the debate on climate change, as a tool to measure Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions, that contribute to global warming. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions account for 82 per...
What difference has certification brought for the farmers?

What difference has certification brought for the farmers?

Certification brings new look to environmental preservation! Always caring for environmental sustainability and social responsibility, the ProTerra standard has been preparing certified farmers to build increasing awareness on harmonious coexistence with nature. Many...
A New Benchmarking: ProTerra Foundation vs. ISCC

A New Benchmarking: ProTerra Foundation vs. ISCC

A benchmarking exercise, process of comparing different systems for sustainability certification, is a valuable tool to create synergies. It supports certification systems to reduce burdens and costs, identifies opportunities for collaboration and recognizes mutual...