Teaching & Research

Five things you should know about conservation agriculture

In the face of changing weather patterns due to climate change and increasing demand for food, conservation agriculture (CA) aims to achieve sustainable and profitable agriculture and improve farmers’ livelihoods. Here are five key aspects of CA that you should…

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Basic agricultural concepts useful for planning your diet and fruit and vegetable supply.

There are many ways of classifying types of agriculture, but as consumers we will talk about different types depending on the impact that the method of cultivation has on the environment and the additives and processes used that may affect…

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What will we be eating in 2050?

Climate change and technology will change the diet and our habits. In 2050, the world’s population will exceed 8 billion people, and one of the inevitable questions to ask is how we are going to feed so many people when…

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The agriculture of the future needs technology and sustainability, but who is investing in it?

Agricultural productivity is essential for our food and economic livelihoods and has a considerable impact on the planet, both negative and positive. Many are aware that agriculture is one of the factors causing climate change but it is also one…

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How to become a farmer?

The profession of farmer requires a wide range of knowledge, particularly in plant or animal biology. And, as this sector is undergoing a great evolution thanks to technology, you must also acquire technical skills concerning, among other things, machinery and…

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What is the new national institution of higher education for agriculture, food and the environment?

Today, it is important to underline how much the world has changed. Change is pushing the planet into the digital age. Everything is now interlinked, all areas are becoming interdependent as a result of this change. The link between agriculture,…

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How to become a vineyard manager?

The viticultural technical manager manages the vineyard and the winery, from the source to the production of the grapes to shipping. The technical director is also called the vineyard manager and reports to the management of the winery. He manages…

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