Agriculture Software News

  • Coalition makes multi-million-dollar dairy industry pledge

    PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) will receive $450,000 for two projects to benefit farmers as part of a $22 million funding package for the dairy industry if the Coalition wins the May election. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud announced a swag of funding and policy commitments today, including that ADF would receive $300,000 to develop a real time dairy ...

  • Varied conditions across SA dairy

    “We need to be real about how tough it is,” Mr O’Connor said. “One positive thing is that the milk price is heading in the right direction and it could be worse if that wasn’t happening.” ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Top salmon farmer denies price fixing

    MANY of Norway’s biggest salmon companies are being sued in the US over alleged price fixing, according to reports yesterday. The move follows raids by European Commission officials in February at the Scottish offices of Norwegian owned producers. Mowi, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Automated milking systems explained

    Milking Edge is a three-year project to develop a training program, resources and networks to support farmers to consider, invest and operate Automatic Milking Systems. The project is run by the NSW Department of Primary Industries in collaboration with Dairy Australia and DeLaval. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Inspect and document seed coating quality

    Digital microscopes are excellent tools for evaluating the seed coating application process. When zooming in on the coated seeds, it is easy to determine whether the film coating is evenly distributed and to create photo documentation that can be shared with customers and coworkers ...


    By Alfa Laval Corporate AB

  • Where carbon credits meet Agroforestry: a partnership between ALLCOT and reNature

    ALLCOT Group and reNature Foundation signed an agreement to generate carbon credits from Agroforestry projects located above all in Brazil, Colombia, and Indonesia. Carbon credits have always been dialoguing mainly with reforestation programs, but now it’s time to give Agroforestry a chance. Since Agriculture is the major driver of depletion of natural resources worldwide, ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Growth Continuation Combined with Accelerated Integration

    London: Informa (LSE: INF.L), the international B2B Events, Information Services and Upper Level Academic Publishing Group, today released a trading update for the 10-months ending 31 October 2018 KEY HIGHLIGHTS  Trading in line with expectations and on track for the full year  Group underlying revenue growth of +3.9% for the ten months to 31 October 2018 ...


    By Informa

  • Agrilevante and Agrimach, two

    Presented in Paris the two exhibitions dedicated to agricultural machinery that FederUnacoma organizes during the year. The Bari exhibition should register further growth, thanks also to the introduction of a livestock section. The exhibition in New Delhi takes place in the context of an impressive growth in Indian mechanization, which in 2018 reached 800,000 tractors sold on the national market. ...

  • ALLCOT Group, Fazenda Terra Boa y Atlântica Simbios CSA sign an agreement to submit to Gold Standard certification a project to restore the Atlantic rainforest

    Allcot Group, Fazenda Terra Boa and Atlântica Simbios CSA have celebrated the signature of a very valuable partnership agreement, with the objective of submitting to Gold Standard certification a project to restore the Atlantic rainforests of 391 hectares located inside the limits of Terra Boa farm property through the planting of approximately 392,725 native trees saplings ...


    By ALLCOT

  • The Dangers of Mad Cow Disease!

    For the first time in over ten years Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) better known as Mad Cow Disease has reared its head again in the UK with cases recorded on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this October. ...

  • African Swine Fever devastates swine herds across Europe.

    This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout Europe in the 1990s its return has been expected following the ...

  • Lack of Trust prevents Farmers

    Lack of Trust prevents Farmers in Developing countries from realising their full income potential The defining moment of AgUnity’s inception came when Founding CEO David Davies realised that the key ingredient holding back poor farmers from improving their lives was not physical inputs such as machinery, money or good weather. The key ingredient was in fact, the most basic and ...


    By AgUnity

  • Grieg aiming for growth and lower costs

    GRIEG Seafood has outlined plans to increase production and lower operating costs over the next two years, helped by introducing some of the latest technology. In a Capital Markets Presentation in Oslo yesterday under the title ‘A salmon farming company entering the digital era’, the salmon farming company said that while its harvest volumes had remained stable over a period of time, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • AgUnity: Blockchain for the Greater Good, not Greed

    We were recently approached by an individual at a FinTech conference hosted by Asia Development Bank (ADB) in Jakarta, who after hearing about the work we are doing, accused us of “wanting to become the next Google.” This was a funny thing for us to hear, as a) it sounded like Google is some evil behemoth taking over the world and without having given ...


    By AgUnity

  • 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

  • Martin UAV VTOL unmanned aircraft taps Persistent Systems Wave Relay data link technology

    Engineers at Martin UAV LLC in Rohnert Park, Calif., will incorporate Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network(MANET) technology from  ...


    By SAE International (SAE)

  • SmartPro NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project

    Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, north Alabama. ...

  • Blockbuster Success for Addfield at this Years Pig and Poultry Exhibition

    With the sun bearing down on us during the first day of the show the Addfield team began a truly tremendous two-day exhibition at the bi-annual Pig and Poultry show in Warwickshire. Welcoming farmers from across the UK, Ireland and beyond it was a fantastic opportunity not only to speak to farmers that are looking to buy an Addfield Agricultural incinerator for the first time, it was also a real ...

  • Fantastic success at the 2018 Pig and Poultry show Record number of visitors came to see our agricultural incinerators

    With the sun bearing down on us during the first day of the show the Addfield team began a truly tremendous two-day exhibition at the bi-annual Pig and Poultry show in Warwickshire. Welcoming farmers from across the UK, Ireland and beyond it was a fantastic opportunity not only to speak to farmers that are looking to buy an Addfield Agricultural incinerator for the first time, it was also a real ...

  • Bakkafrost Q1 down, but outlook good

    THE Bakkafrost Group, the largest salmon farming company in the Faroe Islands, today unveiled a first quarter operating profit (EBIT) of 268.2 million Danish kroners (£31.7 million) for the first three months of this year. The figure is down on the Q1 performance for same period in 2017 when the EBIT was DKK 335.5 million, but that was at a time when salmon prices were at a record high ...


    By FISHupdate

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