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Workshop: How to Grow Bigger, Better Strawberries and Get Them Earlier
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Small-fruit researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University will offer a workshop May 25 on a production method that results in larger, sweeter strawberries and can help growers extend the harvest season by weeks. Called plasticulture strawberry production, the method is an increasingly popular technique in which strawberries are ...

Weather Fluctuations Impact Soybeans Less Than Other Field Crops
calendar 26/04/2016 · 0 Comments

From freezing temperatures and snow flurries to sunny, 80-degree days in a span of a week — if this type of strange weather continues, growers across Ohio want to know, will this have a negative impact on soybean crops? Not really, according to a field crops expert in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.   Laura Lindsey, a ...

Drones help farmers in the Philippines prepare for climate disasters
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In a bid to stay ahead of the negative impacts of climate change, floods and typhoons on food security, the Government of the Philippines and FAO have started using unmanned aerial drones to assess where farmlands are most at risk from natural disasters and quickly assess damages after they strike. Under a pilot phase of the still-fledgling project funded by   the Ministry of Agriculture of ...

UF/IFAS research may give new hope to expanding avocado production
calendar 25/04/2016 · 0 Comments

Findings from new University of Florida research may lead growers to produce avocados in the Indian River region of Florida, an area where the citrus industry has fallen on hard times. The research comes from a dissertation by Cristina Pisani, who recently completed her doctorate in horticultural sciences at the University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center near Fort Pierce. ...

Record-breaking, third Agritech Expo in Chisamba hailed as “tremendously successful” by ZNFU
calendar 29/04/2016 · 0 Comments

With a record-breaking attendance of 17 605 visitors, the third edition of Agritech Expo Zambia has firmly established itself as the leading outdoor agri event in the region. This year’s attendance is a 50% increase in visitors compared to last year’s figure of 11 740.  Thousands of small-scale, emerging and commercial farmers arrived at the GART Research ...

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  • International Symposium on Carob 2016
    May 09

    The International Symposium on Carob "a Neglected Species with Genetic Resources for Multifunctional Uses" is planned to focus on a wide range of carob aspects including: Germplasm and cultivar selection, Biology and physiology, Propagation and rootstocks, Orchard management, Quality and Health benefits, and Industry, Marketing, Environmental and Economics.

  • Brazil Summit 2016 – Achieving Sustainable Intensification
    May 09

    This summit will bring government, civil society, academia, farmers, farming unions and cooperatives, industry bodies and global business together to understand the challenges Brazil faces in delivering sustainable intensification. All stakeholders and attendees will have the opportunity to develop a framework for IPR, Precision Farming, Irrigation, Mechanisation, Soil Management and Bio innovation by which

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    Creating High Quality Succession Planning
    May 09
    Workshop Objectives: At the end of the workshop participants will learn: - The importance of doing succession planning to ensure the long-term survival of the business - The required role of senior management and functions in a successful succession planning process - How to identity and select management successors and high potentials - The necessary steps to designing and implementing a succession planning pro
  • British Pig And Poultry Fair 2016
    May 10

    The two day Pig & Poultry Fair offers a range of exhibiting options, from clear floor space to modular units plus outdoor ground space, all offering a strong return on your investment.

  • World Tea Expo 2016
    Jun 13

    World Tea Expo is a 3 day event being held from 15th June to the 17th June 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, United States Of America. This event showcases products like tea products and services, equipments, tea , materials and many more related products etc. In the Food & Beverage industry.This will play a very important role in developing the business of the exhibitors. The show will pro

  • Groundwater Week and Expo - 2016
    Dec 06

    The Groundwater Expo in 2016 is changing to Groundwater Week—a new name for a bold and fresh direction. From showcasing cutting-edge technology and products to educational sessions led by top industry experts, Groundwater Week draws the best from all facets of this industry under one roof. Groundwater Week in 2016 co-locates with the Irrigation Association, which will attract an additional 4,000 attendees to

  • 9th ETHIOPIA AGRO & FOOD EXPO 12 - 16 MAY 2016
    May 12
    INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AT 20th ETHIOPIA INT'L TRADE EXPO 25 - 29 FABRUARY 2016 ADDIS ABABA - ETHIOPIA Int'l Trade Exhibition on all kinds of General ,Consumer , FMCG ,Industrial Products, Equipments, Machinery & Technology etc. EXPORT TO ETHIOPIA NEW MARKET - NEW OPPORTUNITIES Once Again, It is our great pleasure to invite your esteemed company to participate at the 20th ETHIOPIA INTERNA
  • World Bioenergy 2016 - Conference & Exhibition on Biomass for Energy
    May 24

    Organised every second year this major global bioenergy get-together is based on the unique “Taking you from Know-How to Show-How” concept, combining tradeshow, conference sessions and field excursions into one comprehensive event. This way academic research and development blends with commercial experience providing a better business context.

  • Aquaculture UK 2016
    May 25

    Aquaculture UK 2016 offers exhibitors a valuable opportunity to launch new products, meet decision makers and promote their products and services. For visitors it is the place to do business, to network and to catch up with all the latest developments. The 2016 event will be even larger than in 2014, representing manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world, who will display current developments  and p

  • 7th MOSCOW INT'L HALAL EXPO 2 - 5 JUNE 2016
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    7th MOSCOW INT'L HALAL EXPO 2 - 5 JUNE 2016 SOKOLNIKI EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTRE MOSCOW – RUSSIA HALL# 1 , 2 & 3 Int'l Trade Exhibition on entire producers of Food ,Balms , Canned Food , FMCG , Consumer , Confectionery, Dairy Products , Dates , Dried Fruit , Ingredients , Poultry , Semi-finished Meat , Slaughtering plant , Meat Processing Plant , Pastry & Bakery Products, Seed Oils & Oil Products , Tea ,
  • Backpack Electrofishing: Principles and Practices-jun 7-9, 2016
    Jun 07
    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
  • Agricultural Land Classification Course
    Jun 14

    This training course offers you a unique opportunity to refresh your skills or learn how to conduct and present an agricultural land classification survey. It is the only course available and has been designed and will be taught by agricultural land classification (ALC) experts from Natural England and the Welsh Government. ALC has a formal role in the planning system in England and Wales and is designed to p

  • Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016
    Jun 15

    The Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016 conference will be held on 15-17 June 2016, in Kraków, Poland. The 2015 event in Prague  attracted 300+ delegates from 40 countries across 180 companies - a record number of attendees for this event. If you want to expand your business in this region, join 300+ delegates at the 2016 event for you. The Argus FMB East Eur

  • Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo (FEW) 2016
    Jun 20

    Now in its 32nd year, the FEW provides the global ethanol industry with cutting-edge content and unparalleled networking opportunities in a dynamic business-to-business environment. The FEW is the largest, longest running ethanol conference in the world—and the only event powered by Ethanol Producer Magazine.

  • The 2016 National Horticulture Convention
    Jun 23

    The 2016 National Horticulture Convention is set to return to the Gold Coast in 2016 bigger and better than ever, with the Central Markets Association of Australia in partnership with Fresh Markets Australia (CMAA-FMA) to join forces with AUSVEG and Apple and Pear Australia Limited (APAL) for the event, to be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort. The 2016 Convention is set to build on the tremendous success of this yea

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