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  • Greener maize crops may need silage preservation rethink

    It is becoming ever more popular to harvest maize while it's still green. However there may be different requirements when it comes to silage preservation - do you know how to get the best from your maize harvest? More than three quarters of long-term forage maize growers are now harvesting the crop greener than they used to, according to a new survey of UK dairy farmers. However a substantial ...


    By Volac International Limited

  • Farmers Edge wins Global Entrepreneurship Award from Startup Canada

    The Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award is awarded to a Canadian company exhibiting excellence in its global orientation and business practices. Founded in 2005 in Manitoba, Farmers Edge now operates in five countries across the globe and employs more than 350 staff. Farmers Edge has proved excellence in global sales, operations, supply chain management and market presence positioning ...


    By Farmers Edge Inc.

  • `Banana has a future after all`

    The banana has been severely affected by fungal diseases that can only be combated by using omore and more plant protection products. In the last century, the much-loved Gros Michel banana variety was wiped out as a result of Panama disease. But now the replacement variety Cavendish – available in every supermarket – is at risk. At his inauguration as professor by special appointment ...

  • First pet food producer on the island of Ile de la Reunion choses Aerox-Injector to neutralize strong odours coming from pet food production lines.

    Being the island's first operator to embark on the production of pet food, Petfood Run aspires to conquer a highly competitive and wholly dependent import market. The plant is dedicated exclusively to croquettes, an indispensable product for the feeding of dogs and cats, and is based in the industrial area of Cambaie, in St. Paul. Modern and extensively tested production process ...


    By Aerox B.V.

  • Successful Poul-AR® seminar in Bursa, Turkey

    On the September 15th Colsen organized the first Poul-AR® seminar in Turkey with success. Colsen was happy to welcome over 70 representatives from the Turkish poultry and biogas sector in the Bursa Holiday Inn for an introduction of its newest technology: Poul-AR®. The seminar was started with some inspiring opening words from Jaap Satter (Dutch embassy, agricultural attaché), ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Treating citrus greening with copper: Effects on trees, soils

    Citrus greening is a major challenge for Florida growers. The disease destroys the production, appearance, and economic value of citrus trees and their fruit. Trees decline and die within three years. Researchers at the University of Florida and other institutions are searching for cures and treatments to reduce citrus greening effects. The “Influence of Foliar Copper Application Rate on ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • DOE Studies impact of drought on biomass products

    Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have linked changes in rainfall and other environmental stressors during crop growth to potential deleterious effects on biofuel production.  The study demonstrates that the effect of weather conditions on crop yields can significantly impact the downstream processing of those ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA OIG Releases report on EPA’s Management of Pesticide Funds

    On September 18, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on an evaluation conducted by OIG entitled “EPA Needs to Manage Pesticide Funds More Efficiently.”  OIG states that it conducted the audit “to determine ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Tidy! Welsh Primary School rewarded for recycling innovation

    As Part of our on-going commitment to local charity Keep Wales Tidy; DS Smith Recycling recently attended and sponsored an award at their annual Tidy Wales Awards. The Tidy Wales Awards were set up over 20 years ago and in that time, has seen all types of community projects, with people of all ages rising to every type of challenge. The Tidy Wales Award 2012 ceremony was held on 27 February 2013 ...

  • Drone to drone

    When I was trying to establish the size of the Greenham Common Drone Congregation Area (DCA – those special sites where honeybee drones gather in the hope of mating with a queen), I met a couple flying a radio-controlled drone. In conversation, they told me that they had noticed some insects flying around their drone. I was obviously intrigued – all the more so when ...


    By Vita Europe Limited

  • Convincing reliability

    The homogeneous waterproofing layer of the synthetic roofing and waterproofing membrane EVALON forms the core of the proven and tested system. With its high polymer alloy of ethylene vinyl acetate terpolymer (EVA) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) it is installed as a single-ply waterproofing in all climatic zones of the world. The high percentage of high polymeric solids ensures consistent properties ...


    By alwitra GmbH & Co

  • New IOC senior management team now complete

    Following in the footsteps of new IOC Executive Director Abdellatif Ghedira who took up office on 1 January 2016, two new senior officials joined the Executive Secretariat as planned on 1 July. Jaime Lillo and Mustafa Sepetçi were selected by the Council of Members at its 26th extraordinary session in March 2016, the first as Deputy Director in charge of the technical, economic and ...

  • Students Selected to Receive Sorghum Scholarships

    The National Sorghum Foundation has selected four students to receive scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year. “The overall quality of our applicants was impressive, representing 10 universities from eight states,” said Bruce Maunder, National Sorghum Producers research adviser. “This year’s winners embody the hard work and enthusiasm of the sorghum industry.” The ...


    By National Sorghum Producers

  • Tenth Royal Air Force A400M Atlas C1 Delivered to Brize Norton

    AN ADDITIONAL A400M Atlas C1 has been delivered to the Royal Air Force. The aircraft, ZM409 (c/n 0034, ex A4M034), callsign ‘RRR4534’, landed at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, at 1228hrs on September 16, at the end of its delivery flight from the final assembly line at Seville-San Pablo Airport, Spain. This brings the total now delivered to the base to ten, out of 22 on order.  ...


    By Key Technology

  • G-Series Large-Size Swing Machines Put Productivity Into Full Swing

    Setting a new industry standard for the swing machine market, the highly anticipated John Deere 3154/3156G and 3754/3756G swing machines offer operators increases in productivity, durability and reliability. From loading to processing big wood, the G-Series swing machines help loggers efficiently power through jobs. As part of the G-Series introduction, John Deere will distinguish its ...


    By John Deere

  • Sales Engineer to Nord-Lock Finland Oy

    We are looking for a Sales Engineer to join Nord-Lock Finland Oy. Nord-Lock Finland Oy is looking for the right person to accelerate our sales volume in Finland. It’s an exciting opportunity for a Sales Engineer to be responsible for expanding the customer reach for Nord-Lock Group’s products, primarily in the West and South of Finland.  With the right energy ...


    By Nord-Lock Inc

  • NREL Assesses Strategies Needed for Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Reduction

    The White House wants to cut U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 percent by 2050, but the goal raises questions about one of the greatest sources of those pollutants, light-duty vehicles (LDVs). The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has taken a close look at what specific combination of measures national experts have determined is needed to slash LDV emissions ...

  • Amisy Self-propelled Corn Harvester

    Amisy Self-propelled Corn Harvester The economical use of original high-quality cutting components and wear parts can be considerably improved by proper ...


    By Amisy Farming Machinery

  • August News Roundup: Impacts of the Driver Shortage, and a Possible Solution

    There have been a few articles and graphics released over the last few years that have asked the question “What would happen if we went a day/week/month without trucking?” The answers to those questions are predictably catastrophic, but the questions are a bit unfair. Trucking as an industry is not just going to disappear overnight. A better question, and one ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • John Deere Expands Power Range for 4.5L DOC/SCR

    John Deere Power Systems announced the latest addition to its lineup of Final Tier 4 industrial engines, the PowerTech™ PSL 4.5L engine. Engineered by John Deere to meet the needs of OEM customers, the PowerTech PSL 4.5L with variable speed ratings is equipped with an Integrated Emissions Control system consisting of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) ...


    By John Deere

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