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  • Automated milking systems explained

    Milking Edge is a three-year project to develop a training program, resources and networks to support farmers to consider, invest and operate Automatic Milking Systems. The project is run by the NSW Department of Primary Industries in collaboration with Dairy Australia and DeLaval. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Innovation and collaboration in plant breeding for sustainable agriculture

    On April 14-16, 2019 the biennial CROP Innovation & Business conference will take place in Amsterdam. During CROP Innovation & Business 2019 the most influential trends that will affect crop innovation and value chain strategies will be addressed including indoor farming, whole genome ...


    By Iden Biotechnology

  • FishGLOBE chooses Steinsvik

    In August this year, FishGLOBE will be delivering the first of their closed farming systems to a customer in Norway. The V5 globe, certified to produce 250 tons of post smolt, will be equipped with feeding system, data acquisition- and remote operations capabilities from Steinsvik. ...


    By Steinsvik AS

  • Grieg back in SSPO fold

    ALL Scotland’s salmon farmers are now represented by the industry body following the re-admittance of Grieg Seafood Shetland, it was announced today. In a letter to Rural Economy minister Fergus Ewing, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) confirmed that the company, which was expelled from the SSPO in 2014 following a dispute over smolt imports, had rejoined the fold. Julie ...


    By FISHupdate

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

    Brussels, 11th of March 2019 – ‘A smart and sustainable digital future for European agriculture and rural areas’ is the title of the Draft Declaration (click here) presented today by the European Commission to the Council’s Special Committee on Agriculture. The European ...

  • Tractor market: a critical scenario

    The 2018 figures indicate a decline in sales in Europe, China and Turkey, and growth in the United States and India. The slowdown in French and German markets penalizes Italian exports. The slight improvement in agricultural prices could encourage investments, but the general trend of the Italian economy and the critical issues on the world scenario point to a difficult 2019. ...

  • ‘Smart Equipment for Sustainable Agriculture’: CEMA calls on EU policy-makers to set a favorable industrial landscape & promote Digital Farming for farms of all sizes

    Brussels, 21st of February 2019 – Agriculture is set for a digital revolution, just as farm machines profoundly transformed it one century ago. Modern agricultural machines in combination with digital farming tools are the “essential kit” that farmers should endorse to increase the sustainability, ...

  • atg UV gains NVI Approval

    Earlier this year, atg UV Technology’s WF range of UV systems was awarded Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI) approval for disinfection of intake water and wastewater from aquaculture installations. The approval followed 45 weeks of field-testing on board the Norsk Fisketransport operated well boat MS Namsos which is used for the transport of live salmon from sea cages and for de-lousing ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • African Swine Fever devastates swine herds across Europe.

    This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout Europe in the 1990s its return has been expected following the ...

  • Salmon images ‘lack context and veracity’

    THE Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) has defended the industry’s health record following the latest propaganda campaign by anti-salmon farm activists. Video footage and photographs of unhealthy salmon have been taken out of context, said Julie Hesketh-Laird, chief executive of the SSPO. ‘The video footage and images circulated in the media recently are horrible to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Grieg aiming for growth and lower costs

    GRIEG Seafood has outlined plans to increase production and lower operating costs over the next two years, helped by introducing some of the latest technology. In a Capital Markets Presentation in Oslo yesterday under the title ‘A salmon farming company entering the digital era’, the salmon farming company said that while its harvest volumes had remained stable over a period of time, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Agribotix’s Advanced Imaging and Data Technology to Enhance AgEagle’s Service Offering and Expand its Addressable Market

    AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. (NYSE American: UAVS), a provider of drone imagery data analytics for the precision and sustainable agriculture markets, has completed its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Agribotix, LLC, effective August 28, 2018. ...


    By Agribotix LLC

  • Salmon farmers publish mortality data

    SCOTLAND’S salmon farmers have published their monthly mortality figures on a farm-by-farm basis today for the first time in a move to improve transparency in the industry. The data, which covers 100 per cent of Scottish salmon farms, shows that for the first four months of this year, survival rates on farms ranged between 98.5 and 99 per cent. Around 60 per cent of farms stocked with fish ...


    By FISHupdate

  • AgEagle Signs Agreement to Acquire Agricultural Analytics Company Agribotix

    AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. (NYSE American:UAVS), a provider of drone imagery data analytics for the precision and sustainable agriculture markets, has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Agribotix, LLC, a drone-enabled software company that provides advanced imaging and data analysis for sustainable and precision agriculture.  The closing of the transaction is ...


    By Agribotix LLC

  • A new generation of Indian farmers rejects industrial food production

    Supported by the Amrita Bhoomi Agroecology Centre, young farmers are experimenting with natural farming methods, while saving money and lives in the process. India may be famous for its food, but the way in which it grows its ingredients is notoriously bad. Stories of the nation’s chemical spills, soil contamination, groundwater depletion, and lost biodiversity are depressing, not to ...

  • UK Agricultural Tractor Registrations

    Month :  1,222 Units       +21.2% change (compared with May 2017) Year to Date :5,343 Units+4.7% change (compared with January-May 2017) The brief slowdown in UK agricultural tractor (over 50hp) registrations recorded in February and March seems to be well and truly over. Registrations in May were over 20% up on the same month last year and the highest May ...

  • SmartPro NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project

    Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, north Alabama. ...

  • New Report Shows Agriculture Productivity Consistently Up

    Ohio farmers have been producing more and, on average, earning slightly more too. Improved technology, rising crop yields, farmer ingenuity and lower prices for farm inputs have led to higher agricultural productivity, specifically annual increases of 1.6 percent since the 1950s, according to a report produced by a team of agricultural economists from the College of Food, Agricultural, and ...


    By Ohio State University

  • App ‘trained’ to spot crop disease, alert farmers

    Researchers win grant to further test app for smallholders App diagnoses deadly cassava diseases in field, sends alerts Roll-out in Africa needs engagement with farmers, says expert A team of scientists has received US$100,000 grant to refine a mobile application (app) that ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Intra-row weeding possible with vision systems

    Researchers of Wageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse horticulture, developed weeding machines which are able to do intra-row weeding. Our experts in robotics were responsible for the detection of weed based on camera images. This development brings great advantage in weed control on the field, improving crop size and quality. When growing organic vegetables on the field, one of the ...

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