Agriculture Management News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Senate Ag leaders commit to Bipartisan Farm Bill

    U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today released the following statement after the House Agriculture Committee released its version of the 2018 Farm Bill. “We continue to be committed to working on a Farm Bill for all farmers and families. With low commodity prices, worsening conditions in ...

  • Plastic-Puglia at SIAM-MEKNES 2018

    Plastic-Puglia will participate to the 13th edition of the Moroccan International Agricultural Show SIAM- Meknes 2018, in Marocco. The exhibition will be  held from the 24th to 28th April 2018. Plastic-Puglia will be pleased to meet with clients , colleagues and visitors at the ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • The next generation in agriculture

    Behavioral differences between generations are a reality in many areas, and the future landscape of agriculture is not the exception. Here you can read more about some of the expectations Gen Z has about the future of agriculture. The future of agriculture: farmers of tomorrow According to a study conducted a few months ago by the firm ...


    By GR Trailers LLC

  • JACOR, LLC Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

    Third-party verification for a product's biobased content is administered through the USDA BioPreferred Program, an initiative created by the 2002 Farm Bill (and most recently expanded by the 2014 Farm Bill). One of the goals of the BioPreferred Program is to increase the development, purchase and use of biobased products. The USDA Certified Biobased Product label displays a product's biobased ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • Sumo UK Ltd. is recruiting a new Marketing and Communications Officer!

    Marketing & Communications Officer Sumo UK Ltd. specialises in the design and manufacture of innovative machinery for different farming systems employed across the world. Exporting to over 15 countries, we are proud to maintain a global vision with localised thinking. With extensive farming experience behind them, our design and production teams create products that are built ...


    By Sumo UK Ltd

  • Continuous Pressure and Vacuum Filtration and Washing of Organic Cellulose and Biomass Products

    The processing of organic, cellulose-containing materials has been around for many years as engineers have developed clever chemistry or cultivated natural conversion processes to make products with characteristics, which were not naturally available. Age-old examples are paper, linen or in the field of "conversion" to alcohol and methane. Currently, due to high oil prices along with the passage ...


    By BHS-Sonthofen Inc.

  • Global Moringa Meet 2018 demonstrates Advancements in Production & Application of Moringa

    More than any other plant, the Moringa ( Oleifera. ) has played a vital part in the life of human kind and has been central to the ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Rotork electro-hydraulic ROSOV actuators specified for tank farm expansion

    The latest generation of Rotork Skilmatic SI3 electro-hydraulic actuators have been supplied to one of India’s leading state owned oil companies to operate 42" and 48" triple offset butterfly valves on vital safety-related tank farm duties. The operator was constructing additional storage tank capacity and had to comply with the safety regulations laid down by the MB Lal Committee, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Axiom Microbiome Array for Research

    Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, recently launched the Applied Biosystems Axiom Microbiome Array for simultaneous detection of archaea, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses in human and non-human samples. Developed in collaboration with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the array is designed to increase the understanding of microorganisms, while ...

  • Early Spring Pasture Management

    Having a blue moon is a rare sight that we were blessed with in January this year, but now as we creep slowly into spring, day length will lengthen, grass will start to take on a greener colour and temperatures will rise. This is a good time to prepare pastures for the year ahead. Grass that was ...


    By Abbey Machinery Ltd.

  • Abbey Academy Training Camp

    We were delighted to welcome CLAAS Southern Management, Sales and Aftersales Team along with CLAAS Western for training at Abbey HQ This included Abbey machine demonstrations, workshops, factory tours and specialist talks. They got to see various Abbey feeding, slurry management and ...


    By Abbey Machinery Ltd.

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