AgriTech 2030 – CEMA's Strategic Vision for Europe’s Agricultural Machinery Industry

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NEW 21.03.2019 News
SmartAgriHubs - new H2020 funded project - kicks-off in Prague

CEMA & COPA-COGECA present the European Code of Conduct on data-sharing by contractual arrangement 

21.03.2019 News
Four questions on Specialty Crops & Farm Equipment to...

Ignacio Ruiz, Secretary General of ANSEMAT (Spanish Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers) & Chairman of CEMA Economic Experts Group

Reducing CO2 emissions: the potential of modern agricultural & construction machinery   

Reducing GreenHouse Gas emissions (GHG) and adapting to the consequences of climate change has become a global task and one of the major challenges for the years to come. CEMA and CECE collaborated to investigate the reduction potential on CO2 emissions for the agricultural & construction machinery sectors, moving from a traditional machine-only assessment on energy efficiency to assessing the entire production processes.

Boosting an impressive track record in achieving energy efficiency gains in the past 50 years, the agricultural and construction machinery industries continue to be committed to reducing GHG emissions, in particular CO2, even further in the coming years.

To reach the full potential of CO2 emissions reductions offered by modern machinery in the most efficient way, it is important to move from a traditional machine-product focus to a more holistic view, considering the overall energy efficiency and emissions reductions that modern machinery can help achieve in the entire production processes.

Smart Technologies at the service of energy efficiency processes

The industry has heavily invested to develop state of- the-art machines and the substantial energy efficiency gains are increasingly the result of the deployment of ICT-related, ‘smart’ technologies such as interconnectivity or satellite navigation. This is due to the complex processes that agricultural and construction machines are involved in.

The joint CECE - CEMA brochure will guide you through:

  1. Reducing CO2 emissions: the potential of modern agricultural & construction machinery
  2. Key elements in CO2 reduction: the 4 pillars approach
  3. Agriculture & Construction machines: achieving CO2 reduction throughout the entire working process
  4. Smart machines & process efficiency: new technologies to reduce CO2 emissions further
  5. Fuel consumption reduction. A main driver for machinery manufacturers
  6. Machine efficiency examples (7)

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To advance agricultural machinery and solutions for sustainable farming, CEMA focuses on a number of priorities. Agriculture 4.0 and Smart Farm Machines are drivers for efficiency and competitiveness in modern sustainable farming. EU Regulations must however be appropriate, harmonizing the rules without burdening the sector with excessive administrative and technical requirements. Through the participation to selected EU projects and initiatives, our industry contributes to innovation in the agri-food chain. The European farm equipment industry is a leading technology provider for farmers worldwide and is part of the solution to feed a growing world population. 

 

Greater sustainability and environmental protection

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Higher productivity

Higher productivity

Economic benefits

Greater sustainability and environmental protection

New guide for market surveillance NRMM engines

CEMA prepared together with various European industry associations (CECE, EGMF, EuropeGen, EUnited Municipal Equipment EUROMOT and FEM) a new market surveillance guidance document focussing on engine emission legislation for non-road mobile machinery as set in Regulation 2016/1628. The aim of t ...

Positive Development for Arable Farming – Not All Segments Benefit

PRESS RELEASE Stable Market expected in 2019 ...

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CEMA attends IoF2020 partners' event

Progress on use-cases, networking & challenges  ...

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CEMA attends IoF2020 partners' event

Progress on use-cases, networking & challenges  ...

Brexit: CEMA’s type-approval guidelines on agricultural vehicles & components

The document provides guidance to manufacturers regarding type-approval in case of a hard Brexit ...

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STOA workshop: Digital Spraying Technologies & the reduction of pesticide use in agriculture

CEMA key partner in INNOSETA EU project: assessing the use & promoting the adoption of most advanced spraying equipment tools ...

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New guide for market surveillance NRMM engines

CEMA prepared together with various European industry associations (CECE, EGMF, EuropeGen, EUnited Municipal Equipment EUROMOT and FEM) a new market surveillance guidance document focussing on engine emission legislation for non-road mobile machinery as set in Regulation 2016/1628. The aim of t ...

Which engines require conversion of EU type-approval after hard Brexit?

There continues to be a lot of uncertainty regarding Brexit. For each scenario the impact on the agricultural machinery industry is different. To provide guidance to agricultural machinery manufacturers with respect to the engine type-approvals needed to place engines on the EU market after a hard B ...

Stage V FAQ documents for NRMM and tractors updated

On 1st  January 2019 Stage V becomes mandatory for tractors and non-road mobile machinery placed on the market and falling in the categories below 56kW and above 130kW. There is still the possibility to make use of the transition scheme for placing on the market tractors and non-road mobile mac ...

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SmartAgriHubs - new H2020 funded project - kicks-off in Prague

CEMA & COPA-COGECA present the European Code of Conduct on data-sharing by contractual arrangement  ...

Four questions on Specialty Crops & Farm Equipment to...

Ignacio Ruiz, Secretary General of ANSEMAT (Spanish Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers) & Chairman of CEMA Economic Experts Group ...

Brexit: How to enter the UK market in case of a hard-Brexit

With the final Brexit date getting closer and still no certainty on the possible Brexit withdrawal agreement, a hard Brexit on 29 March 2019 becomes more likely. ...

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Combustion engine remains essential for agricultural machinery

Transportation technologies are constantly changing, leveraging permanent innovation to meet customer requirements and market needs. For some, the future may be electric. For others, such as agricultural machinery, running on high power density diesel fuel with internal combustion engines is unlikel ...

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CEMA supports new legislation on UK type-approvals after Brexit

20 July 2018. CEMA, the European agricultural machinery association, welcomes the new proposal for a regulation on EU type-approvals obtained from the UK type-approval authority (COM(2018)397). It is of great importance for the agricultural machinery industry that manufacturers can continue to pro ...

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CAP position: Smart Agriculture for All Farms

Executive Summary This paper focuses on the question of how to improve access by small farm holdings in Europe to Smart & Precision Agriculture (PA) technologies.[1] It provides concrete answers to 3 critical questions raised by EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan in the context of the ...

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Positive Development for Arable Farming – Not All Segments Benefit

PRESS RELEASE Stable Market expected in 2019 ...

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Shift into Digital Agriculture: CEMA welcomes Member States’ Draft Declaration supporting technology uptake in EU farming

PRESS RELEASE Farmers and farms of all size should reap the benefits from smart farming technologies ...

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Gilles Dryancour (John Deere) appointed Chairman of new CEMA Strategic Committee

CEMA sets-up a ‘Strategic Committee’ as an advisory body to provide expertise on policy options & anticipate challenges for the industry at EU level ...

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