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  • Campbell on the verge of selling international & fresh food businesses

      The Camden headquartered Campbell Soup Company has reportedly announced plans to sell its international and fresh food businesses. Sources claim that the company is now struggling to regain its financial stance and redirect its focus on its proprietary packed foods domain. As per Keith McLoughlin, interim CEO of Campbell, the board concluded that the best path forward is to focus on two ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Coming to a kitchen near you: Dairy Farmers of Canada Partners with MissFresh Meal Kits

    With the growing popularity of online food subscription services across Canada, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce a partnership with MissFresh, a Canadian company that strives to help people lead a healthier lifestyle by making eating healthy at home easy and accessible to everyone. The partnership, launched August 12, provides recipes to MissFresh customers made with ...


    By Dairy Farmers of Canada

  • Major Equipment at Ploughing 2018

    Grass and slurry experts Major Equipment Intl Ltd are returning to the 2018 National Ploughing Championships with a strong line-up of tractor mounted machinery for agricultural, professional and industrial applications. With products renowned for durability, reliability and easy operability, Major Equipment designs equipment with the owner in mind – machines strongly feature ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Salmon farmer ‘ensuring welfare’: SPCA

    A SCOTTISH salmon farm targeted by activists has been given the all-clear by the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Loch Roag on the isle of Lewis was inspected by the Scottish SPCA after officers received images of unhealthy fish, allegedly photographed at the site. Managers at the farm, which belongs to the Scottish Salmon Company, invited the SPCA to visit the site ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Kames plans farm west of Jura

    PLANS have been submitted to Argyll and Bute Council to build the first fish farm off the Isle of Jura’s uninhabited west coast, the Oban Times reported. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • From the Executive Director: Dirt Rich Shows Northwest Minnesota Farmers Eager to Adopt Soil Health Principles

    “As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The person who grasps principles can successfully select their own methods. The person who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson ...

  • Upcoming Garlic Project Workshops: Minnetrista, Orr, Austin, Morris

    The Minnesota Premium Garlic Project has several workshops and classes in September and October for market growers and gardeners. More information about these and future workshops, as well as resources for garlic growers and marketers, is always available on our Garlic Project homepage. The full “Growing & Marketing Premium ...

  • Learn Alley Cropping, Silvopasture & More Sunday in Aitkin

    Greater Mille Lacs Chapter is hosting a demonstration of alley cropping – planting rows of trees at wide spacings with a companion crop grown in the alleyways between the rows – from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sun., Sept. 9, at Christian and Jessy McShane’s Sleepy Willow Farm, 40730 Nature Ave, Aitkin. ...

  • New farm gives jobs boost for Orkney

    ORKNEY is to gain six new skilled jobs after Scottish Sea Farms was granted approval today for a new salmon farm off Lober Rock close to St Margaret’s Hope in Scapa Flow. The new £3 million farm, which is the culmination of several years of research and planning into identifying the best farming locations in Orkney waters, has consent to grow 1,274 tonnes of salmon and is expected to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • New Importer Appointed for Denmark

    From September 1st 2018, Brørup Tractor & Maskincenter is the new importer of the full Major range of mowers for the agricultural and municipal sectors. The company has a selection of machines in stock and spare parts on the shelves ready to service existing Major customers and sell the latest models. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Norwegian salmon exports hit August record

    NORWEGIAN salmon exports hit the 100,000 tonne mark last month – a record for August. Demand continues to be strong, said the Norwegian Seafood Council. Salmon earned the country’s fish farmers six billion kroners (£556 million), a rise of nine per cent on a year ago, while export volumes were up by 10,500 tonnes or 12 per cent. So far this year, Norway has exported 672,000 ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Huge Farmers Market, Artisans & Much More at Harvest Festival on Saturday in Duluth

    This year’s SFA Lake Superior Chapter Harvest Festival, set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Sat., Sept. 8, at Bayfront Park in Duluth, is shaping up to be worthy of its 25th anniversary as the Superior Region’s sustainability showcase. Our farmers’ market will have 31 producers showing off their best products of the season: vegetables, ...

  • Talks to diffuse scallop dispute

    BRITAIN and France were holding talks in London today to try to avoid a repeat of the recent violent clashes in the so called scallop war. English and Scottish vessels fishing for scallops off the coast of Normandy came under attack last week from French fishermen, who threw rocks and flares to drive them out of the Baie de Seine. The British are allowed to fish legally for scallops all year ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Iceland salmon farmer plans Oslo listing

    ARNARLAX, Iceland’s largest fish farming company, has said it is working towards a listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Company chairman Kjartan Ólafsson told the Icelandic newspaper Frettabladid that the completion of a 2.6 billion (Icelandic) kroner share capital increase and expanding its balance sheet should underpin further development. He hopes to register the business on the ...


    By FISHupdate

  • TEP Seeks Information about Forest Biomass Generation Technologies, Opportunities

    Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking information about forest biomass generation systems that could generate power for customers while improving the health of Arizona forests.On June 29, 2018, TEP issued a request for information (RFI) about technologies, costs, environmental benefits, construction requirements and interconnection requirements of forest biomass energy projects. Information ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Outdoor silo for grain is logical investment

    When Bert Veerman became so fed up with the dust and vermin, he considered various alternatives for storing grain. After a calculation, he discovered that the outdoor silo was the most advantageous altrnative for various reasons. Other grain storage possibilities, such as the construction of a new warehouse are less ...


    By Jansen & Heuning

  • 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

  • Top 10 Reasons to Use MOMAX3 Moringa Seed

    Advanced Biofuel Center(ABC) has unveiled the Moringa oil industry’s most productive seeds worldly known as MOMAX3, which promise to deliver three times the yield of the industry average. The company says its ‘breakthrough’ seeds could help in establishment of Moringa Plantation for seeds oil production. ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • thinkstep joins ILCM Scientific Committee

    Dr. Rajesh Singh, Managing Director of thinkstep Sustainability Solutions Pvt Limited, a subsidiary of thinkstep AG in Germany, has accepted the nomination by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Quality Forum to join the Scientific Committee of the Indian Life Cycle Management (ILCM) conference. The FICCI is a non-profit association with over a quarter of a million ...


    By thinkstep

  • Scientists Create Plants That Produce Their Own Fertilizer

    Plants will be able to produce their own fertilizer in the future meaning farmers will not have to purchase and spread fertilizers for their crops anymore. The resulting increase in food production will also benefit countless numbers of people across the globe, who would otherwie go hungry. While statements like these may sound more like something out of a science fiction novel, a new study ...


    By AZoNetwork UK Ltd.

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