Agrifood Articles

  • The Impact of Covid-19 on the food and agriculture industry

    Agriculture has been a cornerstone of civilisation since time immemorial. As man’s nomadic habits developed into a sedentary lifestyle, it has facilitated the trade and prosperity links that have enabled us to evolve. With the passage of time, globalisation and international trade meant that communities with an excess yield could export their goods to others in ...

  • TEKPRO – A Great British success story…

    With Headquarters in Norfolk, UK, TEKPRO Are a family run team of experienced electro-mechanical engineers, with all products made in Britain, using the highest quality materials and equipment, TEKPRO take the time and care to engineer each piece of equipment to the same exacting standards. Traceability of food and food ingredients from ‘farm to fork’ has become an important ...


    By TEKPRO Ltd.

  • Adapting production to drought

    Many parts of the world face water shortage and drought. As a result, farms and orchards are losing their capacity to produce food. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), drought cost the world 29 billion USD in 2018; therefore, it is imperative for governments, crop consultants, and farmers to be proactive. Technology is already available for risk assessment, planning, and ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Reduced soil tilling helps both soils and yields

    Agriculture degrades over 24 million acres of fertile soil every year, raising concerns about meeting the rising global demand for food. But a simple farming practice born from the 1930's Dust Bowl could provide a solution, according to new Stanford research. The study, published Dec. 6 in Environmental Research Letters, shows that Midwest farmers who reduced how much they overturned the ...


    By Stanford University

  • Shangai Holds Green Food Exibition (3-6 Dec. 2004)

    The “2004 China Green Food Exhibition” will start next 3rd December in Shanghai, bringing together many Green Food producers across the country. The “2004 China Green Food Exhibition” will start next 3rd December in Shanghai, bringing together many Green Food producers across the country. The fair, organized by China’s Green Food Development Center and ...


    By BIOSANI

  • Green Food

    Organic agriculture in China curiously and unlike what occurred in the west, did not appear before “integrated agriculture”, but after the launching of two state projects in the 1980’s: the first one being the development of a so-called “eco-agriculture”, and the second being the production, certification and commercialization of agricultural products classified as ...


    By BIOSANI

  • 5 things to do in an African swine fever outbreak

    The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided updated numbers on the number of animals affected by African Swine Fever (ASF) across the Asian continent. Following the outbreak, more than 5.7 million pigs have been culled in Vietnam alone, with millions of other animals having to be destroyed across other countries including the Philippines, China, Cambodia, Myanmar and more. ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • How the University of Florida uses 200 root tube installations with the CI-602 root imager

    The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Plant Root Biology Laboratory led by Dr. Lorenzo Rossi is located at the Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Florida. Situated in the heart of the premiere grapefruit growing region of the world, the lab primarily uses the CI-602 root imager to study grapefruit root growth and ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Amber Bottles, Jars and Containers

    Are you looking for amber containers wholesale? The amber bottle has a correct barrier performance, which can stop the invasion of oxygen and different gases from coming into the contents, and additionally can forestall the volatile components of the contents from volatilizing into the atmosphere. Amber bottle can be used repeatedly, which can reduce ...

  • Wood Pallet Sterilization a Requirement for International Shipments

    Wooden pallets are commonly used to ship products, providing an easy solution for loading and unloading shipments both domestically and internationally. However, when it comes to international shipments, wooden pallets must be sterilization to prevent the spread of wood-borne insects and diseases. This requirement is strictly enforced by the International Standards for ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • What are the ingredients of poultry feed

    Poultry breeders spend a lot of time focusing on finding chicken feed ingredients that provide good nutrition for the flock. Modern farming methods have introduced the ability to enhance the nutritional properties of chicken ingredients with supplements and additives. This benefits both farmers and feed producers or ...

  • Plant Phenotyping in the Americas, One Year Later

    Approximately a year ago, I entered the plant phenotyping arena and in my first blog for our company posed the following ...


    By Phenospex B. V.

  • Nigeria`s Leading Flour Mill Ltd - Case Study

    This customer is a leading global integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients, supplying various products across 16 platforms in 65 countries. It owns the largest flour food processing plants in Nigeria. ...

  • Agriculture`s Time has Come

    Today, CNBC ranked Indigo as the most innovative company in the world on its 2019 Disruptor 50 list. This news is significant for our young organization but, more importantly, it is an achievement for the health and progress of our population and planet. In 2013, the list’s ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • How to analyze photosynthesis in plants: Methods and tools

    Life as we know it would be impossible without photosynthesis. Outside of providing the essential elements that support life on earth, photosynthesis is of special importance to the food and agriculture industry, as well as for ecologists studying climate change. In addition, there are many commercial enterprises which depend heavily on photosynthesis. As a result, there are a plethora of methods ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • How to Analyze Photosynthesis in Plants: Methods and Tools

    Photosynthesis: Why is it important? Life as we know it would be impossible without photosynthesis. Outside of providing the essential elements that support life on earth, photosynthesis is of special importance to the food and agriculture industry, as well as for ecologists studying climate change. In addition, there are many commercial enterprises which depend heavily on photosynthesis. ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • SmartAgriHubs - new H2020 funded project - kicks-off in Prague

    CEMA & COPA-COGECA present the European Code of Conduct on data-sharing by contractual arrangement  On 4&5 March the Prague Congress Centre was animated by the participants to the Horizon 2020 SmartAgriHubs project. The event deployed over the course of two full days, followed by an extra “Synergy Day” with the other big Horizon 2020 project in the field ...

  • From the Executive Director: Community, Respect for Nature Crucial to Successful Farming, Author Says

    What book is on your nightstand? I just started “Wildly Successful Farming: Sustainability and the New Agricultural Land Ethic,” by Brian DeVore, who was the guest speaker as SFA Central Chapter held its annual meeting this past Saturday in Little Falls. At the meeting, Brian shared snippets featuring area farmers who prioritize soil health and sustainable farming practices. You may ...

  • Why We Launched Indigo Transport

    The automotive industry boomed in the United States during the mid-twentieth century. This paired with the development of an interstate highway system led to a new method for the transport of agricultural products: trucking. Hauling grain by truck became a potentially cheaper and more efficient alternative to trains and steamships, depending on the distances involved. Access was the critical ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Manure drying tunnel doing a good job - Case Study

    Generating power from renewable energies is becoming increasingly important in Germany as well as on the international level. Thus, it is not surprising that the number of biogas plants is steadily increasing as are wind power plants and solar plants. On the agricultural sector, biogas plants are an additional source of income on many farms besides crop production and livestock husbandry. When ...


    By Big Dutchman

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