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Scientists say feeding fish soy, not fish, more sustainable
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Research supported by the soybean industry is looking to convert some farm-raised fish into vegetarians. A South Dakota State University fisheries scientist is developing a soy protein feed that's tasty and easily digestible to eventually reduce the industry's need for using wild-caught fish as food for farm-raised fish. Much of the tilapia, Atlantic salmon and catfish that Americans toss into ...

UN official: Over 120 leaders to attend Paris climate summit
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The attacks in Paris are affecting crucial climate change talks in the French capital starting later this month, but more than 120 world leaders strongly support the conference and have confirmed they will attend, a senior U.N. official said Friday. Janos Pasztor, the U.N. assistant secretary-general for climate change, told a news conference that preparations and some activities are ...

Phase I Of The Nutrient Recycling Challenge Competition Announced
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On November 12, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other environmental and scientific experts to create the Nutrient Recycling Challenge (NRC). The competition was created to develop technology to recycle nitrogen and phosphorus from the more than one billion tons of livestock waste that is produced ...

The LightingTech Egypt 2015 high level conference will gather top decision makers and stakeholders to discuss the future of lighting in Cairo, 9-10 December 2015
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The conference will be attended by top decision-makers from the Ministry of Electricity, the Arab Organization for Industralization, the United Nations Development Programme, New & Renewable Energy Authority, Housing & Building National Research Center and Emaar amongst others. Egypt’s growing electrical demand and recurrent power cuts leads the Egyptian government in investing ...

Orchard management practices may lead to changes in diversity of spiders
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Different management practices using pesticides affect the diversity, number and ecological traits of ground spiders in apple orchards, a new study finds. Because spiders are viewed as good indicators of the quality of an entire ecosystem, the results reveal that organic orchard management may be better for local management and landscape characteristics when compared to those with pesticide use. ...

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    The 7th Global Jatropha World 3.0 Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme which shall be held November 24-28, 2015 at Jaipur, India, is mostly dedicated to multifeedstocks for building a sustainable biodiesel industry. The JatrophaWorld 2015 is re—designated as 7th Biodiesel CropSphere 2015 and re- designed to educate all stakeholders about critical issue of availability of r

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    Join us at THE specialist arable event on Tuesday 24 & Wednesday 25 November, 2015. Organised by Briefing Media Agriculture, CropTec is the essential technical event for arable and mixed farmers, agronomists and advisers, sprayer and spreader operators and contractors. To encourage knowledge exchange amongst the British farming community, we have made the event free for farmers to attend.

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    The course introduces delegates to the concepts underpinning a range of ground improvement techniques and an appreciation of how these techniques are applied in practice. Upon completion of the course, delegates will have gained the ability to identify appropriate techniques for a range of ground and site conditions. The course will provide an introduction to a range of ground improvement techniques; the principle
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    Electrofishing is an effective way to sample freshwater fish populations. However, it may cause injury or mortality to the fish if done incorrectly. Proper balance between efficient sampling and causing minimal harm is achieved through the knowledge of electrofishing principles and use of proper techniques. This course combines classroom lecture with field demonstration/participation exercises to give attendees th
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    Growtech Eurasia continues to be the most important meeting platform of Eurasia & Turkey with its growing trend. Bringing together the Turkish agriculture industry with the world each year in Antalya at Expo Center the industry’s leading fair Growtech Eurasia will take place from 02 to 05 December 2015. In 2014 Growtech Eurasia - the largest agriculture fair in Eurasia and Turkey – hosted 650+ inte

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    Welcome to the First International Symposium on Quality Management of Organic Horticultural Produce (QMOH2015) in conjunction with The International Conference on Sustainability of Organic Agriculture (SOA2015) ( to be held on 7-9 December 2015 at Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. This symposium is a part of the Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University Centenial Celebrations The organizing committ

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    This is without a doubt, our most popular hands-on course! You will learn and practice accepted procedures for both daily and long term maintenance of pumps and related equipment. Proactive maintenance and a thorough understanding of the inner workings of a pump can save time and increase the efficiency of your operation. Topics covered in the Operation & Maintenance of Pumps class will include: -Types and uses o
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    The gateway to fertilizer markets in Latin America

    Argus FMB, in conjunction with CRU, will be hosting the Fertilizer Latino Americano Conference on 27-29 January 2016 in Cartagena, Colombia – the leading fertilizer event in this region.

    FLA brings together senior decision makers from the biggest fertilizer buyers and manufacturers in Latin America. This leading annual

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    With international interest and investment growing in the East African agriculture sector, there is no better time for companies to start seriously looking at their foot print in this lucrative market and increase trade between regions. The 2016 edition of Agribusiness East Africa will again see a growth of 100%. The event will be moving to bigger premises in Dar es Salaam and will incorporate over 80 exhibiting c

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    Feb 24

    The seventh Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer Conference will be held on 24-26 February 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco.

    The 2015 event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia attracted 400 delegates in 55 countries with a record number of delegates from Africa. If you want to expand your business in this region, join 400+ delegates at the 2016 event for you. The Argus Africa Fertilizer c

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