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  • 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.

  • Green Tech expands, turning trash into fertilizer

    Abigail O’Neal high fives a resident at the launch of a major recycling project in Road Town on Wednesday. Looking on is Lynette Harrigan of the BVI Tourist Board. If all goes as planned, the British Virgin Islands could become a model for transforming waste into resource for food security as early as 2019. “We can be an example to the world. I really think we can,” said Abigail ...

  • 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

  • Don’t let summer go to “waste”

    School will soon be out and summer is a great time for families to reduce waste in fun and new ways! First, remember to keep practicing the basics—reduce, reuse, and recycle. Find new ways to reduce your waste—eat more fruits and vegetables with compostable scraps and use fewer packaged snacks. Reuse what you already have—pack lunches for work or summer camp in washable ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • 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

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Gibco ExpiSf System, First Ever Chemically Defined Insect Protein Expression System

    Historically, undefined insect media components such as yeastolate have made it challenging to achieve consistent results and protein yields across multiple experiments. These factors can significantly slow vaccine development at a time when manufacturers are under pressure to develop vaccines faster and more efficiently. Focused on removing barriers to vaccine development and production, Thermo ...

  • DNA Genetics Signs LOI with Segra for Landmark Plant Micropropagation Program in California

    VANCOUVER, April 18th, 2018 – Segra International Corp. (“Segra” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that DNA Genetics has signed a Letter of Intent with Segra to develop a program in California regarding plant micropropagation (also known as ‘tissue culture’). According to this letter of intent, DNA Genetics and Segra will transition a set of ...


    By Segra International Corp.

  • 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

  • EU issues implementing regulation on novel foods

    On 19 March 2018, the European Union issued a Regulation implementing article 4 of Regulation 2283/2015 on novel foods. The new regulation concerns the consultation process for the determination of novel food status. The regulation becomes effective on 8 April 2018. Verisk 3E Analysis Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/456 of 19 March 2018 on the ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • 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

  • Full Service Grain Storage Setup Starting with Excavation

    When a grain bin setup or complete site design is needed, excavation services are normally the first step in the process. For that reason, K & S Millwrights offers excavation services in addition to grain handling, storage and drying equipment setup. ...


    By K&S Millwrights, Inc.

  • £1m project aims to save wild salmon

    A PROJECT aimed at trying to halt the decline in wild salmon stocks was launched this morning on the River Garry in the Scottish Highlands. The Missing Salmon Project will track scores of fish in an attempt to uncover what has caused populations to drop by 70 per cent in the past 25 years. And with global populations of wild Atlantic salmon declining from eight to ten million in the 1970s to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Turakkalan Puutarha

    Turakkalan puutarha has specialized in growing wide range of herbs. Due to special varieties, growing requires constant development of growing environment. This summer the rosemary house was fully renovated. Rooftop materials were renewed, air circulation improved and LED lightig added to produce ideal DLI for rosemary ...


    By Netled Oy

  • 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

  • Hishtil Ltd. Installs inside their greenhouses the new irrigation technology by Conic System

    Hishtil, one of the biggest companies in the world producing seedlings, installed the most advanced irrigation technology in the new project in Mexico. ...


    By Conic System S.L.

  • 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

  • Canada proposes FOP labeling to identify nutrients of public health concern

    Health Canada issued on 10 February 2018 a proposed rule to require front-of-package (FOP) labeling of prepackaged products under the Food and Drugs Regulations (FDR). Specifically, the Ministry recommends products to bear a nutrition symbol on the principal display panel (PDP) that indicates that the food product is high in one or more nutrient of public health concern, e.g., sodium, saturated ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • thinkstep sponsoring the Future of Surfactants Summit Europe

    thinkstep sponsored the Future of Surfactants Summit Europe. In this context Margarida Gama, Senior Consultant, thinkstep gave an inspiring speech: “Sustainability: a driver for innovation in the home and personal care sector”. Over the two days, experts from companies like thinkstep, Henkel, BASF and LMC International provided an in-depth analysis of current challenges and ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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 ...

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