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APOLLO NEWSLETTER | February 2017
Agricultural advisory services for European farmers
Welcome to the second newsletter of the APOLLO project, an EU-funded initiative aiming to build affordable, accessible and easy-to-use agricultural advisory services for farmers - especially smallholders. 

In this issue: find out what to expect from APOLLO in 2017discover how APOLLO can improve your tillage scheduling, and find out why smallholder farmers in Ruma, Serbia are interested in APOLLO.  
APOLLO News
Why you need to improve your tillage practices - and how APOLLO can help!
What to expect from APOLLO in 2017?
With farmers, for farmers: the APOLLO co-creation process
Why farmers in Ruma, Serbia are interested in APOLLO?
Hot off the press: Download our new brochure and leaflet!
Explore the APOLLO services!
Events on the horizon
Paris International Agricultural Show 2017
25 February - 5 March 2017 | Paris, France
A showcase of French agriculture, open to professionals and the general public. The theme in 2017 is "Farming - a passion, a set of ambitions".

 
Forum For the Future of Agricuture 2017
28 March 2017 | Brussels, Belgium
A stimulating debate on the future of European and world Agriculture. Regional conferences are organised annually to discuss agriculture and environment at a national level across Europe.
 
Food Tank - The Think Tank for Food
1 April 2017 | Boston (MA), USA
The Food Tank Summits bring together some of the world’s most impactful food system leaders (live streamed event).

 
Seeds and Chips - Global Food Innovation Summit
8 - 11 May 2017 | Milano, Italy
One of the top food innovation events worldwide, showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions from around the world.

 
News from the field
What benefits can climate-smart farming bring to smallholder farmers?
Read how climate-smart farming helped smallholder farmers to raise their farm income and achieve higher yields (AgroForestry World).
 
Discover "Farming 4.0"
Read how smart farming could be the key to bigger yields and better environmental protection (Euractive).
 
Why IoT, big data & smart farming are the future of agriculture
Discover how farming efficiency can be improved thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data in farming (Business Insider).
 
Advancing smart farming thanks to geospatial technologies
How geospatial technologies (beyond satellite navigation) can support precision agriculture (GIM International).
 
Four things you should know about remote sensing in agriculture
An expert explains which the four key concepts of remote sensing in agriculture (AgFunder).
 
Crop monitoring and forecasts for Europe and northern Africa
Winter cereal frost tolerance seems to have improved from December to January 2017 (Crop monitoring bulletin from the EU's Monitoring Agricultural Resources programme).
 
News in your region
Thanks for reading our second newsletter - here's to a great harvest year!

- The APOLLO team
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687412.