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  • Positive Development for Arable Farming – Not All Segments Benefit

    Brussels/Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019 – The markets for agricultural equipment developed very differently in 2018. The market for soil tillage equipment in particular showed a clearly positive development. Sales of fertilizer spreaders and seed drills also increased compared with 2017. However, for crop protection equipment and precision drills, the European market was weaker than in ...

  • East Central Workshop: Sustainable Vegetable Seed Production for Farmers

    SFA East Central Chapter is hosting a workshop featuring Zachary Paige, “Sustainable Vegetable Seed Production for Farmers, from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., March 23, at the community room in Coborn’s, 209 6th Ave NE, Isanti. ...

  • 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

  • Tidy Planet ships bespoke composter to island in Paris’s River

    Organic waste expert Tidy Planet has expanded its globally-acclaimed range of Rocket Composters, with the creation of the B1400 – a machine specially-commissioned for its French distributor, Les Alchimistes’ large-scale composting project in the middle of the River Seine.The French social enterprise is dedicated to increasing the value of food wastes on a localised and social scale – with ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • 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.

  • Irritec at International Asparagus Days 2018

    Irritec will take part at International Asparagus Days 2018, that will be held in Cesena, at Cesena Fiera, from October 16th to 18th. International Asparagus Days are the international exhibition reserved to white and green asparagus production chain. The event includes a huge show area, covering each and every aspect of the asparagus supply chain: from seeds, crowns and plants up to the ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • AgBiome Innovations and Luxembourg Industries Announce Commercial Initiative in Israel

    Research Triangle Park, NC (September 5, 2018) --  ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • A new generation of Indian farmers rejects industrial food production

    Supported by the Amrita Bhoomi Agroecology Centre, young farmers are experimenting with natural farming methods, while saving money and lives in the process. India may be famous for its food, but the way in which it grows its ingredients is notoriously bad. Stories of the nation’s chemical spills, soil contamination, groundwater depletion, and lost biodiversity are depressing, not to ...

  • The Seeds of Change Golf Tournament

    Fremont, a Kurita company was proud to be a sponsor of The Seeds of Change Golf Tournament, hosted by Poet Biofuels. Seeds of Change, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to cultivating hope across nations by transforming education, agriculture, and environmental conditions to support worldwide, sustainable development. Rob Herbon, Fremont Director of Corporate Accounts, spoke at ...


    By Kurita

  • 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

  • Segra Appoints World-Renowned Cannabis Breeding Expert David Watson to Advisory Board

    VANCOUVER, April 5th, 2018 – Segra International Corp. (“Segra”) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Watson to its advisory board. Mr. Watson is one of the world’s top cannabis breeding experts and is credited by many with assembling the world’s most comprehensive cannabis seed library. He is also responsible for securing protection (breeders’ ...


    By Segra International Corp.

  • AZUD supporting the ITER Foundation

    The ITER Foundation transmits to us the magic of its projects. The ITER Foundation is an NGO founded in 1989 that finances Development Aid Projects directed, mainly to CHILDREN. Yesterday, Pilar and Eduardo, cooperators and current leading ITER projects, told us about the social and economic achievements made over the years by the projects developed around the world. The ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Easing the soil’s temperature

    Soil characteristics like organic matter content and moisture play a vital role in helping plants flourish. It turns out that soil temperature is just as important. Every plant needs a certain soil temperature to thrive. If the temperature changes too quickly, plants won’t do well. Their seeds won’t germinate or their roots will die. “Most plants are sensitive to extreme ...

  • Chinese space programm use the W.E.T. Sensor to help grow lettuce in space

    The multi-parameter W.E.T. Sensor is in use by Chinese astronauts aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Lab. Tiangong-2, which translates into “Heavenly Palace”, was launched on the 15th of September 2016. This space station is designed to allow Chinese scientists to test life support ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Is Vertical Farming Here to Stay?

    Farmers growing vertically, in a warehouse, say they can grow 100 times more greens per square foot than traditional farms. Videos and articles are popping up everywhere about new vertical farms opening. An article from Business Insider features a new farm called ...


    By Dosatron International Inc.

  • Chinese astronauts use the WET Sensor to help grow lettuce in space

    Delta-T Devices has revealed that their multi-parameter WET Sensor has been used by Chinese astronauts aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Lab. Tiangong-2, whose name means “Heavenly Palace”, was launched on 15th Sept 2016, and is designed to allow Chinese scientists to test the life support technologies needed to create a permanently staffed Space Station by 2022. Two Chinese astronauts ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Chinese Astronauts Use the WET Sensor to Help Grow Lettuce in Space

    Delta-T Devices has revealed that their multi-parameter WET Sensor has been used by Chinese astronauts aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Lab. ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • MOMAX3 Moringa Perennial Cultivar success enhances Global Moringa Potential

    Advanced Biofuel Center has launched the commercial planting programme for its new MOMAX3 Moringa variety, which has already drawn strong interest from potential growers because it has a number of advantages over the other existing varieties, said Advanced Biofuel Center chief executive Dp Maharshi in a statement today. Advanced Biofuel Center(ABC) has unveiled the Moringa oil ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

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