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IoT: What's in it for Organics?

Organic food and farming are one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe with innovation as their driving force. Internet of Things is an area that promises to provide solutions and support organic in its mission to help transition to the sustainable food and farming systems.

Interview with Jarissa Maselyne

We asked Jarissa Maselyne, ecosystem trial chair of the IoF2020 meat trial and researcher at the Flanders Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), to share with us the meat trials plans aimed at enhancing transparency and traceability in European meat production.

AGRIFISH Council Pledges Support for Domestic Soya Production

On June 12th, agriculture ministers of the EU Member States met in Luxembourg for the monthly meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries (AGRIFISH) Council. The ministers debated the place of soya production in European farming as a substitute for imports of protein animal feed. On this occasion, national delegations expressed support for the upcoming “European Soya Declaration”, which is to be signed during the next AGRIFISH meeting of July 7th.

Interview with Dr. Spyros Fountas

We asked Dr. Spyros Fountas, Assistant Professor at the Agricultural University of Athens and technical chair of the IoF2020 fruit trial to tell us more about how IoF2020 will make a difference in the European fruit sector.

Interview with Cristina Micheloni

We asked Ms. Cristina Micheloni, Agronomist at Valoritalia and ecosystem trial chair of the Internet of Food & Farm (IoF) 2020 vegetables trial, to provide us with a glimpse of the solutions that will be developed in the vegetables trial over next four years.

IoF2020 at the IoT week in Geneva

The 7th edition of the IoT week took place in Geneva from 6-9 June 2017, representing a great opportunity to showcase IoF2020 and its contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Interview with Marjolijn Sonnema

We asked Ms. Marjolijn Sonnema, Director-General of DG Agri & Nature at the Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands, to share her post-2020-vision of the European agri-food sector.

Interview with Dr. Ivan Andonovic

We asked Dr. Ivan Andonovic, Professor at the University of Strathclyde and technical chair of the IoF2020 dairy trial, to give us some insights on how the dairy sector is aiming to become more competitive and sustainable at the same time.

Interview with Dr. Corne Kempenaar

Dr. Corne Kempenaar, scientist in the field of precision agriculture at Wageningen University and Research (WUR), and technical chair of the IoF2020 arable farming trial provides a glimpse on how IoF2020 intends to address challenges such as soil fertility, groundwater pollution and disease/weed resistance

Interview with Dr. Mechthild Rohen

Dr. Mechthild Rohen from the European Commission DG Connect shares her vision on IoF2020.

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