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No-till increases yield

In a comparative test between No-till and conventionally sown wheat, it was found that in dry conditions there was an increased yield when the soil…

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Jannes Maes steps down as CEJA President

  During an extraordinary General Assembly on January 19th, Jannes Maes announced he would step down from his Presidency to pursue a new professional opportunity….

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Column: A small donation can help to reach a big goal

In my previous column I already told you about my plans for growing strawberries in a greenhouse. The idea alone already generated a lot of…

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The agricultural roots of our holiday traditions

The countdown has started: within a few days, many European families will be celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and although we are all too…

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Farming with a physical impairment: Life is tough, but so are farmers

Farming is hard work and involves numerous risks. In a split second, an accident can turn your life upside down. Our farmers, however, are tough…

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Column: Autumn holidays

It’s the autumn holidays in Belgium. The children are at home and doing all kinds of chores on the farm. Besides chickens we also have…

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Column: 3 years of growing strawberries

Dear readers, In the first issue of Farmers of Europe, you could read my story and how I ended up growing strawberries in Veliki Banovac,…

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Column: October 1st

Exactly one year ago on October 1, thousands of tractors rode to the Malieveld in The Hague. It had been decades since the agriculture-related sectors…

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Farmers of Europe Magazine #01

I have travelled a lot across Europe these passed few years, and in doing so, I came into contact with many young farmers. Each of…

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Sip expands range of front mowers

The Slovenian company Sip adds a larger front mower to their productrange. The Silvercut Disc 380F has a working width of almost 3.8 meters and…

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