May 28, 2022

Faced with global warming, farmers are adapting their practices

DECRYPTION – Among the avenues considered: storing excessive rainfall in water reservoirs, in anticipation of dry periods. Or measure the humidity level of the soil ...
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Drought: the big concern

After a dry winter, the heat wave and the water deficit that France is currently experiencing raise fears of difficult agricultural yields, or even an ...
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The rotary farms of the future

REPORT – The French company Futura Gaïa has just created the first vertical farms turning basil, salads and strawberries in circles. In a booming market ...
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IPCC report: ways to reduce the carbon footprint of the agricultural sector

According to the IPCC report published on Monday, agriculture represents 22% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Two main paths are emerging to reduce the carbon ...
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Are snow and frost threatening crops again?

DECRYPTION – Exactly one year after the nights of ice that devastated hundreds of hectares, owners of vines and fruit trees are watching with concern ...
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Vines: helium balloons against hail

FIGARO TOMORROW – To protect their harvest from the devastating effects of hail and violent storms, the 9,000 winegrowers of Saint-Émilion implemented an innovative system ...
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Exposure to pesticides: the points of vigilance of the Esteban study

DECRYPTION – The Public Health France agency publishes the results of a study on the impregnation of French people with phytosanitary products. To what extent ...
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The path to more intensive agriculture to better protect biodiversity

Increasing yields and reducing the area of ​​cultivated areas could limit the impact on living organisms. How to feed 10 billion human beings while preserving ...
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