Reconciling farming and air high quality

European farms are important in offering high quality meals that may maintain life on this planet at present and sooner or later. Nevertheless, agricultural actions additionally influence surroundings. For instance, agriculture is accountable for 92% of ammonia emissions that influence air high quality in Europe and 17% of those emissions derive from the usage of […]

Nitrogen fertilizer imports within the EU

In an fascinating statistical coincidence, imports of Nitrogen (N) fertilizers into the EU throughout July 2018-June 2019 amounted to an virtually precise tonnage as throughout the identical interval the yr earlier than: 4109 kt N. Urea is essentially the most imported N fertilizer. Nevertheless, its import share decreased within the final ten years from 64% […]

Carbon footprinting within the fertilizer business as a necessary a part of managing local weather change

The EU has the ambition to steer by instance in assembly the targets set within the Paris Settlement and to change into the primary climate-neutral continent by 2050. Carbon accounting is essential to advance these ambitions. A well-known enterprise aphorism explains it moderately properly: what will get measured will get managed. Whereas measuring GHG emissions […]

The Dutch fertilizers sector through the COVID-19 disaster

The Netherlands has endured as, like most different EU memberstates, an unprecedented well being and ensuing financial disaster on account of COVID-19. Resulting from applicable and strict measures that had been taken by our authorities and surrounding memberstates, the primary constructive indicators of containment and management are slowly changing into seen within the Netherlands. Quite […]

Round economic system within the fertilizer business – Horticultural symbiosis

  Greenhouse horticulture is the pillar of agricultural economic system of the Netherlands. Dutch greenhouses are acknowledged worldwide for his or her innovation, useful resource effectivity, and their capability to provide premium horticultural merchandise all yr spherical. Vitality use, nonetheless, is a serious problem and accounts for some 30% of whole working prices. Residual warmth […]