Circular Economy in the chilean agri-food sector

April 27, 2020

A paradigm shift is the first thing that comes to mind when we talk about Circular Economy (CE). In the current global context, today it is essential to be aware of the way we produce. What is the key? To maximize the utility and value of resources at all times, promoting more efficient, sustainable and regenerative productive systems.

Bioproducts, a trend that’s here to stay

September 13, 2018

With the participation of prominent local and international exhibitors, the First International Summit of Bioproducts, organized by Mundoagro magazine and UC Davis Chile, was an event that brought together different actors of the agricultural industry and where the main challenges in these matters were exposed at a local level, in order to lay the foundations for the growth of this trend in our country, particularly in matters of regulation and knowledge of this market.

Advances in the production of chilean biological product for agriculture

March 22, 2018

This process, which to date has the collection of microorganisms and laboratory evaluations, is part of the work that these days develop the UC Davis Chile and the University of Tarapacá (UTA), Arica. An article published by El Mercurio Campo, featuring Freddy Boehmwald, Bioproducts development coordinator at UC Davis Chile.

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What's coming on food consumption

March 19, 2018

The 420 thousand annual deaths due to contaminated food have driven different countries to strengthen the stages of production and distribution in order to prevent diseases. In addition, ready-to-eat food, online shopping and healthy products are other current trends. Report of Revista del Campo that features the opinion of Kent J. Bradford, director of the World Food Center of UC Davis.

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New stage of project to protect Araucaria trees

March 12, 2018

El Campo Magazine, a weekly suplement of El Mercurio newspaper, highlights the second stage of the "Araucaria Project" that UC Davis Chile leads together with CONAF. The goal is to determine the causes of the Araucaria araucana Leaf Damage (DFA in Spanish), a problem widely spread among our natural monumentn, for generating management strategies. 

 

How will the winery be in the future

June 26, 2017
The Chief of the Viticulture and Enology Department, David Block, assures that efficient use of water and energy is key, as well as automatization of processes. In California there is already a model of a autosustainable winery. Article written by Paloma Díaz for El Mercurio, one of the most important Chilean newspapers.