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    Chile Mandates Real-time Environmental Monitoring at Salmon Farms

    Ocean-based fish farms in Chile have been ordered by Chilean officials to start monitoring environmental conditions in and around their pens in real time and immediately transmit the data to government environmental agencies. According to the August regulation from the Superintendencia de Medioambiente (SMA), ocean-based aquaculture sites will need to monitor water conditions for dissolved ...


    By InnovaSea Systems, Inc.

  • Carbon accounting framework for perennial crops cultivation systems

    We are thrilled to announce the official kick-off of the Perennials project which aims to fill the gap in carbon accounting methods by developing an operational framework to accurately model GHG emissions and sequestration potential in perennial cropping systems in the Cool Farm ...


    By Cool Farm Tool (CFT)

  • Kenaf Seed Oil Demand Upheld by Growing Applications as Edible Oil, Finds New Study

    According to a recent report by Fact.MR, the kenaf seed oil market is estimated to continue its bullish run during the 2019-2027 period with global sales poised to surpass 27,000 tons in 2019. The healthy growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing demand for kenaf seed oil in an assortment of industries such as pharmaceutical, lubricants, food and beverages, cosmetics, personal ...


    By Fact.MR

  • Evonik to concentrate MetAMINO production at its three, world-scale, best-in-class hubs

    Evonik is to cluster its MetAMINO® (DL-methionine) production at three international hubs (Americas, Europe, and Asia) to maximize economies of scale and utilize robust processes. Evonik to manage all its DL-methionine production from three world-scale hubs in Europe, Americas and Asia. Evonik to strengthen its competitiveness by further improving its cost position. Evonik to ...


    By Evonik Fibres GmbH

  • Zero-waste slurry solution Co. Cork dairy operation

    Getting the most from their home farm acreage has been the prime goal for Victor and Rita Jennings, a husband and wife farming team based out of Cork, Ireland. They farm 190 acres of grassland and milk 160 Pedigree Holstein Friesians. “The farm was originally a suckler to beef farm ran by myself and my mother, who still has a major interest in the farm,” explained Victor Jennings. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Sweet Corn Seeds Market is Set for Strong Revival, Buoyed by Burgeoning Vegetable Seeds Market, Finds Fact.MR

    Demand of sweet corn seeds is expected to grow exponentially and is projected to create an absolute $ opportunity of US$ 216 Mn during forecast period 2019 – 2029. Growing vegetables seeds market is projected to propel the growth of sweet corn seeds market across the globe. Global sweet corn seeds market accounts for around 6% of the vegetable seeds market and is projected to grow at a ...


    By Fact.MR

  • CFA at AG Innovation Showcase 2020 - Session on Sustainable Beef

    Deputy General Manager at the Cool Farm Alliance (CFA), Daniella Malin was invited to this year’s Ag innovation showcase at the end of August, where Cargill Protein, software provider TrustBIX, and consultancy services Viresco Solutions Inc. joined the session titled “Sustainable Beef: Exploring Solutions that Enhance Trust”. Gurneesh Bhandal, Senior Sustainability Manager, ...


    By Cool Farm Tool (CFT)

  • Trident continues to expand business development team

    Trident Processes LLC is pleased to announce that Jeff Bowman has joined their team to lead the Ag Business Development. Jeff will focus on increasing the market share of Trident’s Ag division, which includes an extensive line of nutrient recovery, bedding recovery, manure separation and other clean-tech solutions for dairy and pig farms. He joins Trident with an impressive track record in ...


    By Trident Processes Inc.

  • Fertilizer Additives Market to Expand 1.5X by 2030; Reduced Fertilizer Production during COVD-19 Pandemic Impeding Market Growth, Says Fact.MR

    Fertilizer additives are utilized in pre-packaging to ensure the quality of the final product. Fertilizer additives are added to fertilizers to ease the packaging, flowability, and transportation of fertilizers. The global fertilizer additives market is forecast to witness moderate growth of 4.4% over the forecast period of 2020-2030. Growth in demand for fertilizer additives is largely credited ...


    By Fact.MR

  • OxyShot helps Air2Root reach new depths in the fight against compaction

    Air2Root Turfcare Limited pride themselves on using market leading machinery to bring a ‘breath of fresh air’ to compacted sports surfaces in and around the West Midlands. The latest weapon in their armoury is an OxyShot from Charterhouse Turf Machinery which, with enhanced manoeuvrability and air-injection down to 500mm (20”), is helping them to shatter compaction easier ...

  • Digital Wind: High-Powered Computing Helps Scientists Grasp Airflows at Offshore Wind Farms

    At its theoretical peak, the Summit supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, can calculate in one second what it would take the entire human population 305 days to do. That formidable mathematical horsepower comes in handy when modeling highly complex systems — such as how gusty sea winds hamper the performance of powerful ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Bluegrove acquires SEALAB

    Bluegrove, with its subsidiary CageEye AS, has acquired fellow aquatech company SEALAB to combine their sensor technologies and create an open platform for integration with other suppliers. “By bringing together two of the world leaders in aquaculture sensor technology, we will deliver solutions that improve the welfare of farmed fish and raise productivity levels in the salmon farming ...


    By NorseAqua

  • Global Threshers Market to Touch a Valuation of US$ 3.38 Billion by the End of 2026, Notes Fact.MR

    With soaring food consumption levels, agricultural sectors of developed as well as developing economies are striving to boost the production of farmlands and increase profitability. Agricultural mechanization continues to be recognized as a pivotal force that aims to increase farm outputs through the use of heavy fieldwork machines and equipment such as threshers. Farmers are using threshers to ...


    By Fact.MR

  • New Versions of SMS Software and AgFiniti now available

    We’re been busy here at Ag Leader bringing you updates and new features to our products for the fall season ahead. We have new InCommand display firmware, new SMS Software and AgFiniti versions to share. SMS Software Version 20.5 and AgFiniti Version 20.5 Marks 20 Years of SMS Did you know the first version of SMS was released in the summer of 2000? SMS has been the trusted data platform ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • See What’s New In InCommand v5.5

    We’ve been busy here at Ag Leader bringing you updates and new features to our products for the season ahead. We have new InCommand display firmware to share. InCommand Version 5.5 CartAce Simplifies Unloading ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Call for Coordinated Federal Response after Michigan Residents Receive Seeds from China

    Today, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, called for a coordinated federal response to households in Michigan and across the country that received unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail. Foreign ...

  • ASC’s First Monitoring & Evaluation Report Shows Impact of Certified Responsible Aquaculture

    ASC has published its first Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) report, demonstrating for the first time the impact of certified responsible aquaculture, including clear improvements in the environmental performance of salmon farms in Norway, Canada and Chile, and shrimp farms in Vietnam. The report is a product of ASC’s measurable performance requirements, commitment to transparency, and ...

  • New electronical control TF1100 and TF1600

    Designing the new TF1100 and TF1600 front tanks, we thought both to the farmer and to the contractor: These equipments, which differ in the tank capacity, are easy to configure and precise in distribution and ensure distribution performances up to 450 kg/ha. They can be used as fertilizer spreaders for precision planters (with 6, 8 or 12 outputs) or as a seed tank for in-line seeders with ...


    By Mascar SpA

  • Eric Townend Farm Machinery Joins Major Dealer Network

    Specialist slurry handling and grassland machinery manufacturer, Major Equipment has appointed Eric Townend Farm Machinery (ETFM) to join their extensive UK agricultural dealer network. Based just off the M62, just outside Huddersfield, Yorkshire, ETFM was founded over fifty years ago, has established a highly reputable machinery supply and after-sales service business, specialising in livestock, ...


    By Major Equipment

  • New Speed-Seed from Charterhouse delivers improved accuracy and efficiency

    Launched in 2019, the new Redexim Speed-Seed from Charterhouse Turf Machinery offers a lot more than just a new livery. Its remodelled variable seed rate calibration system makes the Speed-Seed one of the most accurate seeders available – ideal for overseeding large or small areas, quickly and with ease. The popular range of dimple seeders has been extended to feature four width options ...

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