5th “Science – Business – Agriculture” Conference

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The fifth “Science – Business – Agriculture” Conference took place in Puławy on October 15th, 2015. The event was organized by PUŁAWY Competences Center and it enjoyed the honorary patronage of Czesław Siekierski, the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, as well as the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and an international association Fertilizers Europe.

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Puławy Competence Center celebrates its anniversary!

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It has been five years since beginning of the annual cycle of the “Science – Business – Agricultrure” conferences. This is the time of highly development of Puławy Competence Center activities. Gaining many new consortium members and implementing a number of new projects strengthened Center’s position among leading institutions linking potential of science and business.

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Polish Chemistry Congress 2015 has finished

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The second edition of Polish Chemistry Congress was held on June 11-12th, 2015 in Puławy Science-Technology Park. The most important event in the chemical industry in Poland was attended by over 400 delegates, including representatives of the leading chemical enterprises in the country, politicians and business experts.
Grupa Azoty was the Strategic Partner and the host of the event.

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Experts discussed global food security

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There are 7 billion people in the world, and this figure is to reach 9 billion by 2050. Is the world prepared to feed such a population? At “Pulse of the Economy” program in Polish Radio, the discussion about global food security was attended by Zenon Pokojski Ph.D., the Vice Chairman of the Board of Grupa Azoty PUŁAWY, Sebastian Jarzębowski Ph.D. from the Economics and Enterprise Organization at Warsaw School of Life Sciences and Professor Janusz Igras, the Scientific Director of New Chemical Syntheses Institute.

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Soil erosion of farmland

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Water erosion is the destruction of the soil by water, which washes out nutrients from the soil, causing their loss. The process might even lead to the deformation of the terrain, especially farmland, which could result in the loss of 10% – 80% of the yield! Soil erosion is an issue for the large farms as well as the small family farms. Globally, the phenomenon causes losses of 75 billion tonnes of crops per year.

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Climate change poses a threat to wheat

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Climate changes are having a more and more visible impact on agriculture and food manufacturing in the world. Experts on the topic have some alarming news: wheat yields are going to fall by 6% each time the temperature on the planet increases by one degree Celsius. On the international scale, this means as many as 42 million tonnes of wheat fewer each year.

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Crop planning and climate diversity

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Climate type has considerable impact on the quantity and quality of yield, making it advisable to take a closer look at the annual rainfall and temperature while planning the crops. Also, depending on the latitude of the farm, particular kinds of cereals and cultivation methods prove the most suitable. Instead of monoculture, or planting a single crop, it is worthwhile to use the more innovative solutions.

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New direction of development in the fertilizer-chemical business

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The dynamic growth of agriculture and the increasing role of the sector in the national economy are regarded as a success. At the same time, the changes on the market have stepped up the requirements posed to all participants of the food chain. The fertilizer companies also need to meet the expectations of the market and the users. How can we do it?

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