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Aquaculture Water Quality Workshop Offers Tips to Boost Profitability of Fish Farming
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Healthy water leads to healthy fish and increases the potential for healthy profits for fish farmers. On the other hand, poor water quality can lead to stressed fish, increasing the chance for the animals’ illness and death, and resulting in income losses for farmers, says Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension aquaculture specialist. Water quality management for fish farmers ...

USAID and NASA Award Tetra Tech Geospatial Technology Contract in West Africa
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Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the award of a $13-million, single-award contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to promote the use of geospatial technology to help strengthen the West African region’s resilience to climate change through the Global SERVIR program. SERVIR is a ...

Perfect storm for potato blight
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With crop values creeping up, the need to protect is becoming ever more important to growers. However, this season’s blight threat has triggered the need for tighter spray intervals – indeed five days between applications is common – which is leading to increasing demand and potentially some product shortages in the range of fungicides available to fight potato blight. ...

Fertiliser tax of €0.05–0.27 per kilogram calculated for France as incentive to limit its use
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Farmers seeking to make the most of high crop prices may increase the area of land farmed with a valuable crop and also apply more fertiliser. These two changes can have negative environmental effects, such as water pollution caused by nitrogen run-off, biodiversity loss due to land-use change, air pollution from fertiliser and the release of greenhouse gases through changes in land use. In the ...

Mobile app for rain forecasts raising farmers’ yields
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A mobile phone-based innovation that can predict rain is helping farmers in six Sub-Saharan Africa countries sow, fertilise and harvest crops at the optimum time. The innovation is being used in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal to improve crop yields and optimise food production throughinformation and communication technology (ICT) weather ...

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  • 18th Annual Ag Media Summit
    Jul 23

    18th Annual Ag Media Summit in St. Louis, MO, July 23-27, 2016. This annual get-together, the largest meeting in the United States of the ag industry’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and ag communicator specialists, begins with pre-meeting events on Saturday, July 23, followed by the AMS program July 24-27. We invite you to participate as a sponsor or an exhibitor at our InfoExpo or both, an

  • 7th International Crop Science Congress (7th ICSC)
    Aug 14

    The 7th International Crop Science Congress will be held at Beijing International Convention Center (BICC), located close to the main venue of 2008 Olympic Games. BICC adjoins highways with ideal geographical location and all-round accessibility. Beijing Capital International Airport is 25 km to the east, while the historical Tian`anmen Square is 9 km to the south. 10 km to the west is the Summer Palace, and 80 km

  • 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

  • Farm Progress Show 2016
    Aug 30

    Farm Progress Show, the nation`s largest outdoor farm event, annually hosts nearly 600 exhibitors displaying new farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm implements; seed and crop protection products; and many additional farm supplies and services.  Producers from the U.S. and around the world attend this key annual agricultural event. The show is an excellent learning opportunity for producers and include

  • U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange 2016
    Aug 30

    The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the Midwest Shippers Association (MSA) are once again teaming up to host their signature event known for its value as well as its exclusive access to qualified international buyers. The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange | MSA Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show is the premiere global soy and grain trade event that you don’t want to miss! The event wil

  • Resilience Emerging from Scarcity and Abundance
    Sep 06

    The Annual Meeting is one of the few gatherings that bring together more than 4,000 scientific leaders from industry, government agencies, and academic institutions in one unique environment. It’s the premiere opportunity for professionals working in the agronomic, crop, soil, and related sciences to hear about the latest research, meet and learn from their peers, expand their knowledge base, and take advant

  • Electronics Goes Green 2016+
    Sep 07

    The Electronics Goes Green 2016+ offers the place to show your results and innovations to the community. We would like to invite you to submit a contribution to our conference and to attend this biggest event on electronics and environment. Get familiar with the future trends and solutions towards sustainable development in the electronics sector and wherever electronic systems are employed!

  • Ag Innovation Showcase 2016
    Sep 12

    Seven years ago we saw a need to establish a gathering of innovators, investors, and others in the ag-tech space. We are proud to report that since that time the Ag Innovation Showcase has established a loyal following and community. Beginning with the first Ag Innovation Showcase in 2009, we have featured panels and presentations that address important topics including the development of biofuels and biomaterials

  • Aquaculture Canada and Cold Harvest 2016 Conference and Tradeshow
    Sep 18

    Aquaculture is recognized globally as a sustainable food production activity that is both an adaptation to climate change and requires adaptation for climate change. Canada has a role and responsibility to play in growing more seafood, and this year’s theme reflects that necessity. The conference will highlight advances in science and technology of Canadian aquaculture, in preparing for the sustainable food

    Sep 24
    4th GLOBAL MORINGA MEET 2016: 2 day’s international workshop on Moringa production & application shall be held on Sep 24 & 25 , 2016, at Jaipur, India We shall be again assembling with Moringa experts in its attempt to bring the Moringa fraternity together is organizing this 4th International workshop to deliberate and focus on the growing and harvesting Moringa. This 2 days International workshop will also provide
    Sep 24
    INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE 29th EGYPT INT’L AGRICULTURAL EXPO 24 – 27 SEPTEMBER 2016 CAIRO – EGYPT CAIRO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER HALL # 1 , 2 , 3 & 4 The Biggest Int,l Trade Exhibition for the entire Agricultural machinery ,Deep water well-drilling ,Pumps , Modern irrigation systems , Seeds , Fertilizers , Plant protection ,Tissue culture techniques ,Green houses , Animal production , Agro-indust
  • Future Food-Tech Summit 2016
    Sep 27

    The Future Food-Tech Summit 2016 brings together investors, start-ups, and food and ingredients manufacturers to showcase solutions, share ideas, identify opportunities for innovation and forge new partnerships and alliances. All share a common goal: to harness the power of technology to feed the world in a sustainable, safe and healthy manner.

  • Biospain 2016
    Sep 28

    BIOSPAIN is the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings (+3.300) and companies participating (+850). 34% of our delegates came from outside of Spain. BIOSPAIN is organized by ASEBIO, the Spanish Bioindustry Association and each edition is co-organized by a local institution from the host city/region. On

  • 12th Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit & Expo 2016
    Oct 04

    The EMS Summit is a rich source of cross-sector manufacturing strategy expertise and experience. Hear the latest case studies and success stories from projects in lean, OpEx, Industry 4.0, workforce development, leadership, safety, quality, risk mana

  • Canadian Greenhouse Conference
    Oct 05

    As Canada’s foremost event for flower and vegetable growers, the Canadian Greenhouse Conference is the ultimate connection point for growers, suppliers and research partners. Located at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in exciting Niagara Falls, Canada, the CGC offers two days of informative, motivating sessions and a large trade show with over 300 booth spaces.

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