Crop Cultivation News

  • SFA Celebrates World Soil Day as Timely Events Approach

    Today, Dec. 5, is World Soil Day, which the United Nations has marked to “celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to human wellbeing.” ...

  • Plant Growth Regulators Market to grow at 8.5% from 2018 to 2025

    The Plant Growth Regulators Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $9.7 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Global PGR market will be driven by increasing investment in the agricultural sector. Europe Union is planning to invest ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Segra International Partners with Supreme Cannabis to Support Expansion Efforts Leading into Legalization

    Segra International Corp. (“Segra” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with The Supreme Cannabis Company (“Supreme Cannabis”) (TSXV:FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) to provide cannabis micropropagation services at Supreme Cannabis’ wholly owned 7ACRES facility in Kincardine, Ontario. Plant micropropagation, also ...


    By Segra International Corp.

  • Major Equipment at Ploughing 2018

    Grass and slurry experts Major Equipment Intl Ltd are returning to the 2018 National Ploughing Championships with a strong line-up of tractor mounted machinery for agricultural, professional and industrial applications. With products renowned for durability, reliability and easy operability, Major Equipment designs equipment with the owner in mind – machines strongly feature ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Osbit Delivers Upgraded AMP1500 Pipeline Plough on Schedule, Ready for Work

    Osbit Ltd, the innovative offshore technology company, has completed a major upgrade to DeepOcean’s subsea pipeline plough, to provide the AMP1500 with class-leading capabilities. ...


    By Osbit Limited

  • Upcoming Garlic Project Workshops: Minnetrista, Orr, Austin, Morris

    The Minnesota Premium Garlic Project has several workshops and classes in September and October for market growers and gardeners. More information about these and future workshops, as well as resources for garlic growers and marketers, is always available on our Garlic Project homepage. The full “Growing & Marketing Premium ...

  • From the Executive Director: Dirt Rich Shows Northwest Minnesota Farmers Eager to Adopt Soil Health Principles

    “As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The person who grasps principles can successfully select their own methods. The person who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson ...

  • Learn Alley Cropping, Silvopasture & More Sunday in Aitkin

    Greater Mille Lacs Chapter is hosting a demonstration of alley cropping – planting rows of trees at wide spacings with a companion crop grown in the alleyways between the rows – from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sun., Sept. 9, at Christian and Jessy McShane’s Sleepy Willow Farm, 40730 Nature Ave, Aitkin. ...

  • How The Rice Husk Carbonization Furnace Can Make Waste Into Fuel

    Agricultural waste is a big problem in the present day. Among the chief offenders is rice husks. Rice is amongst the most grown crops worldwide, and is a staple of your diet of huge amounts of people. However, growing rice creates plenty of waste. Rice husks would be the leftover aspects of rice plants right after the edible rice has been harvested. Each and every year, a great deal of rice husk ...

  • Outdoor silo for grain is logical investment

    When Bert Veerman became so fed up with the dust and vermin, he considered various alternatives for storing grain. After a calculation, he discovered that the outdoor silo was the most advantageous altrnative for various reasons. Other grain storage possibilities, such as the construction of a new warehouse are less ...


    By Jansen & Heuning

  • 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

  • Dunbar GC finds BLEC Multiseeder creates minimum disruption to course

    Set within Scotland’s Golf Coast, the 18 hole links course at Dunbar Golf Club demands accuracy and judgement as play follows natural contours and a rocky shoreline. Currently in the middle of a sward conversion programme, Course Manager Paul Armour recently took delivery of a BLEC Multiseeder, allowing him to increase the frequency of overseeding whilst leaving minimal disruption on the ...

  • ASA Now Seeking Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

    The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help. During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions to the soybean industry. The nomination period is open through Oct. 15, ...

  • Soy Growers in Middle of Tariff Feud with China Stand to Suffer Most

    America’s soy growers are lined up even more precisely in the crosshairs of President Trump’s contentious tariff confrontation with China. President Trump announced Monday that $200 billion in additional Chinese goods will be hit with a 10 percent tariff, deepening the likely free fall in prices that producers of soy and soy products are feeling directly in their wallets and which ...

  • UK Agricultural Tractor Registrations

    Month :  1,222 Units       +21.2% change (compared with May 2017) Year to Date :5,343 Units+4.7% change (compared with January-May 2017) The brief slowdown in UK agricultural tractor (over 50hp) registrations recorded in February and March seems to be well and truly over. Registrations in May were over 20% up on the same month last year and the highest May ...

  • EU yellow card hits Vietnam exports

    A CLAMPDOWN by the European Union has led to a market fall in seafood exports from Vietnam. The EU has been closely monitoring Vietnamese fishing practices in an attempt to put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Late last year it became so concerned that it showed a yellow card to Vietnam, which appears to be having the desired effect. The Vietnam Association ...


    By FISHupdate

  • 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. ...

  • The Role of LEDS in Speed Breeding

    Some of the most important crops for feeding the ever-increasing global population include wheat and barley. In order to meet the future demand, scientists have a task of finding ways to improve efficiencies in breeding these and other, similar plant species. Typically, more than 10 years  are needed to develop novel cultivars with an advanced agronomic performance.  On one hand it is ...


    By Valoya Oy

  • DIY Snacks Save on Packaging

    It’s easy to grab a single-serve bag of chips and throw them in with a sandwich for lunch or take them along for a quick snack. But did you know it’s almost as easy to make and bag your own? Plus, you’ll know exactly what has been sprinkled on the chips, maybe just salt if that’s your preference. Here’s a recipe for Quick DIY Tortilla Chips, but there are many ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • 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

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