New Holland supports World Sustainable Agriculture Congress
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 15:32
New Holland Agriculture has announced its support for the World Sustainable Agriculture Congress as an associate sponsor
The congress will focus on the latest farming technologies, sustainable agriculture initiatives, ecosystem-based approaches and farm mechanisation, among other topics.
The associate sponsor will open the session on 'Next Generation Crop Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Production' where New Holland Fiat India Crop Solutions head Gaurav Sood will present an insight into the benefits of mechanised sugarcane harvesting and biomass collection.
New Holland's Clean Energy Leader initiative has concentrated on biodiesel, low-emission technologies, biomass, energy independent farm concept, NH2 hydrogen tractor and reduction of carbon footprint.
The company has also been supporting sugarcane and biomass projects in India, to improve productivity, while enhancing sustainable agricultural practices.
New Holland's projects highlight how well-planned agricultural mechanisation could contribute to raising the economic, environmental and social conditions of rural areas.
The World Sustainable Agriculture Congress will be held in Singapore from July 11-12, 2012.