Wild flowering landscapes & bee-friendly farm machinery
announced as winners of this year’sEuropean Bee Award
Landscape scale initiative “B-lines” and the “Double Knife system” mowing technology stand out among the pool of 27 contestants from 17 European countries
Now in its third edition, the prestigious European Bee Award organised by ELO and CEMA, awards innovative projects in two different categories: ‘land manager practices’ helping to protect pollinators’ habitat in the farmed environment and ‘innovative & technological solutions’, aiming at reducing the impact of farming activities on pollinators’ populations.
The projects “B-lines – connecting landscape for pollinators” from the UK has won the land management practices category, while the “Double Knife system with automatic grinding machine” from Germany won the award for innovative technology solutions. We had the chance to speak to the coordinators about the goals and future developments of the projects.