Agriculture Management News

  • One Billion People’s Health at Risk from Global Heatwaves

    More than 1.1 billion people face immediate risks to their health as they struggle to stay cool in record-breaking temperatures caused by global heatwaves this month.That is according to a report published today by the UN-backed Sustainable Energy for All, which highlights how access to cooling is essential to escape poverty, keep children healthy, vaccines stable, food ...

  • Grain Cloud is nominated for the Elmia Agricultural Innovation Award 2018

    Our new app Grain Cloud has been nominated for the Elmia Innovation Award 2018. Read more about the Elmia Innovation Award here. Grain Cloud is an app that quickly and easily ...


    By Skandia Elevator

  • We’re helping to create Austria’s first equine cremator service

    A couple of months ago I traveled over to Graz in Austria to visit the Reininger family, who after many years running a successful pet cremation business based around one of our Surefire®units, now wished to expand and develop their enterprise by installing a second, more  ...

  • PercoMeta Project, first step to industrialization

    A representation of French companies visited the pilot plant of PercoMeta Project in Villavaquerín (Valladolid) during the month of June. This project led by Toro Equipment in collaboration with Cartif Technology Center and other enterprises from France tries to ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • A horse cremator with a difference

    A few weeks ago we received a call from a customer who has been on our books for many years.  In fact we originally supplied his existing equine cremation system some 20-years ago, and although this is still performing well, his business has developed and he realised that it was time to discuss an upgrade.  Which is why he had no hesitation whatsoever in coming back to us.  Our ...

  • Editorial: Composting, The “Gateway Drug”

    We lost David Buckel, a compassionate, brilliant composting champion, in mid-April. He died of self-immolation in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York, taking his own life to draw attention to the harsh realities of climate change. “My early death by fossil fuel,” he wrote in a suicide letter, “reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” We met David in early 2013. By that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Minnesota Premium Garlic Project Field Days: June 30 in Kenyon, July 7 in Chokio

    SFA’s Upper Midwest Garlic Growers Group and the Minnesota Premium Garlic Project are hosting two upcoming field days on opposite sides of Minnesota, with more to come this fall. ...

  • BioSafe Systems Introduces PVent® Biological Fungicide

    BioSafe Systems announces the release of PVent® Biological Fungicide. An enhancement in microbial fungicide technology, PVent provides growers with an easy-to-use, versatile IPM tool. This innovative development was spearheaded through a strategic partnership between two family-owned businesses: BioSafe Systems and Lallemand Plant Care. Due to its active ingredient, a 93% Gliocladium ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • “That’s exactly what I want!”

    Denver Robb, together with his wife Lynsey, runs the hugely successful Glenvine Pet Crematorium at Ronaldstown, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland.  Like every successful business however, Denver is constantly looking to improve the facilities of the site together with the pet cremation services that he offers and as part of his expansion ...

  • Salmon farmers separate fact from fiction

    SCOTLAND’S salmon farmers have produced a booklet of facts about their industry, aimed at addressing misperceptions and correcting often inaccurate coverage in the press. The publication, ‘Reported Versus Reality: A Pocket Guide to Scottish Salmon Farming’, has been sent to MSPs, Scottish MPs and local councillors, as well as to other stakeholders, including regulators, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Livestock research shows dramatic greenhouse gas reduction

    Scientists in South East Asia have measured greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from goats and cattle in a series of research projects investigating the effects of different feeding regimes. By changing the animals’ diets, GHG emission reductions of up to 60% have been achieved. 21 different research projects have been reviewed ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Call for ‘oil tax’ on Norwegian fish farmers

    THE Socialist Left, or SV, party in the Norwegian parliament (Storting) has called on the government to impose an oil industry style tax on the country’s fish farmers. The party has submitted a document which proposes that the industry should pay an unspecified amount per kilogram of salmon, which has been described as a form of production fee  and also dubbed by critics ...


    By FISHupdate

  • A thank you with a positive plus

    A few weeks ago we reported how one of our existing pet cremation customers had recommended us to David Mason, who owns Central Pet Cremations in Falkirk, Scotland.  We also revealed how satisfying for us it was that the quality of our equipment and the excellence of our service was recognised sufficiently for ...

  • Avoiding the Slippery Slope of Environmental Concerns With Non-toxic Biolubricants

    The lubricants industry is acutely aware of the need for environmentally-conscious options and sustainable development choices. In response to this demand, biolubricants began to make their mark a few years back. The term biolubricants applies to all lubricants that biodegrade expediently and which are non-toxic for both human beings and aquatic habitats. They may be plant-oil based (such as ...

  • 2018 Farm Bill passes through committee, heads to the House floor

    Datatech is watching the progress of the 2018 Farm Bill through Congress. Today the bill passed out of the House Committee on Agriculture and now moves to the floor of the House of Representatives for consideration. The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 or H.R. 2 is based on extensive research and listening sessions around the country by lawmakers and this ...


    By Datatech

  • Students ‘must be good communicators’

    YOUNG scientists need to communicate their research to a wider audience, a PhD conference in Stirling heard yesterday. Students were given a platform to do just that at the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA), showcasing the results of several years’ study in front of their teachers, peers, and industry guests. ‘You should know how to say your PhD in one phrase in case you’re ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Go ahead for Skye organic farms

    HIGHLAND Council has given the go ahead to two organic salmon farms off Skye, the head of the planning department told MSPs this morning. Mark Harvey, giving evidence to the Rural Economy and Connectivity committee, said the farms were approved because of the social and economic benefits they will bring to the area. ‘It is not so much the number of jobs, but the fact that they are ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Agricultural firm opts to remain baling with Riverside

    Agrimin Ltd – world leader in animal health and nutrition – has invested in further baling technology from Riverside Waste Machinery. Based in North Lincolnshire, the business has always been passionate about its duties to recycle, and the recent purchase of a second baler – an RWM 75 – has helped them manage this more efficiently. ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF`s Sustainable Solution Steering methodology

    Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology BASF publishes detailed methodology BioMar, supplier of high-performance fish feed, applies Sustainable Solution Steering to its portfolio Sustainability is an integral part of BASF’s corporate strategy. A tangible example of how ...


    By thinkstep

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