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  • Salmon farmer’s fruitful investment

    THE Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has invested £10 million in its freshwater operations, with the aim of increasing smolt production as it grows its business. Among freshwater projects announced today is the new facility in the Applecross estate in Wester Ross, Applecross Kishorn, due to be completed in 2020 and creating a ‘centre of excellence in freshwater production’, said ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Creating Gaseous Micro Environments for Packaged Produce to Maintain the Quality of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

    Food has often had a long and arduous journey before it reaches our plates, and creating gaseous micro environments ensures the preservation of food quality. In the United States, it is estimated that food typically travels between 1500 and 2500 miles1 between the farms where it is produced and the dinner table where it is ultimately consumed. What we think of as ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Maja automatic – Cherry on top

    Poland is one of the main sour cherry producer in Europe and on the world. What do you have to do if want to be successful? Experience, knowledge and appropriate atmospheric conditions is the basis. Innovative approach to carrying out intense cherry orchards and the mechanization of the harvest is also important (cherry harvesters). Way to success Sour cherries and other stone ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • What You Ought To Understand About The Apple Tray Making Machine

    If you are in the commercial of producing apples, it will likely be very important that you come with an apple tray making machine because you might need to make a lots of trays so you will have a safe location to keep the apples. The equipment will almost certainly produce waterproof ...

  • Night of the Fermenting Dead Part 1

    Srujana and Amber, having narrowly survived their encounter with the office poltergeist a year earlier, travel to the Midwest expecting a pleasant trip. Instead, they come face to face with Amber’s worst nightmare. How will the duo defeat their supernatural foes and manage to save the fermentation run at the same ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • 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

  • Unitec Cherry Vision 3.0: Cherry business enters a new era

    “Cherry Vision 3.0 technology makes us feel safe. We are sure that we own a very efficient tool to select cherry quality.” This is how Pablo Godoy, General Director of the Chilean fruit and vegetable packing plant Servicios San Cristobal Ltda., has recently commented on the new UNITEC technology. After the excellent results of Cherry Vision and Cherry Vision 2 ...


    By Unitec S.p.A.

  • Kingspan Sponsor New York City Marathon Group

    Kingspan are sponsoring a group of Irish runners at the world renowned New York City marathon, set to take place on November 5 2017. The gruelling course is 26.2 miles long and takes place in the heart of the Big Apple.   The group were inspired to run by David (above left), a native of Kingscourt, Co.Cavan. David sadly lost three siblings at a young age to a rare ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • Money20/20 USA Opened on Sunday, October 22nd 2017

    Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 23rd, 2017 - Money20/20 USA, the world’s largest payments and financial services innovation event, opened Sunday, October 22nd,with the Payments, FinTech and Financial Services industry coming together to connect and create the future of money. In 2016, Money20/20 brought together 11,000+ attendees, including more than 1,700 CEOs and Presidents, ...


    By Ascential PLC

  • RainwiseNet upgrade benefits growers. RainWise/EKO partnership offers PV industry a new level of precision

    RainWise Inc., an industry leader and pioneer in the technological development and manufacturing of professional weather instruments and software products based in Trenton, Maine USA has released an upgrade to their versatile weather app RainwiseNet. The Beta version will include new modeling features specific to the agriculture industry such as Evapotransporation and will also also feature a ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Semios Receives EPA Approval to Combat Difficult Citrus Pest

    Semios is pleased to announce it has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Department of Pest Regulation (DPR)  approval for CRS Plus, an aerosol pheromone biopesticide product that disrupts the mating of Aonidiella aurantii, also known as California Red Scale (CRS). CRS attacks all aerial parts of citrus trees including twigs, leaves, branches, and, most importantly, ...


    By SemiosBio Technologies Inc.

  • Ethylene absorption and quality of Apples in ULO conditions

    A recent scientific article demonstrates that absorbing ethylene with Bi-On®is an effective way to maintain the quality of apples in ULO conditions. The study, carried out at the La Morinière Experimental Station (Saint Epain, France), assessing the effect of Bi-On® on the maintenance of ‘Golden Delicious’ apple quality when conserved in ULO (0.5ºC, 1.5% ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • New John Deere Connect Mobile App Helps Growers Monitor Spraying and Planting Equipment in Real Time

    To help growers monitor, adjust and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while it moves through the field, the company has introduced the new John Deere Connect Mobile App.   Over time, Connect Mobile will include other operations, such as harvesting, the ability to add more data and to help growers make better-informed decisions with greater confidence. "By using ...


    By John Deere

  • Best Avian Control Applications for Dairy Barn Operators

    Dairy barns can easily become infested with birds during the colder months. This pest bird infestation can lead to shortages in livestock feed, damage to barn structures and even help problems for humans and animals alike. Make sure your dairy barn stays bird free with Avian Enterprises. Our product, Avian Control, solves your bird problems for good. What is the Best Way to Apply Avian ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Specialty Crops Focus of Feb. 7 Conference

    A conference for fruit and vegetable growers is set for Feb. 7 at the Oasis Conference Center, 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road in Loveland. The Southwestern Ohio Specialty Crop Conference offers “a little something for everyone,” said Greg Meyer, Ohio State University Extension educator in Warren County and event organizer. The ...


    By Ohio State University

  • ISO 9002 and 9003: Is ISO 9001 a suitable replacement?

    Over the years numerous versions of the ISO 9001 standard have existed such as ISO 9000, ISO 9002 and ISO 9003. However, in the year 2000 a decision was made to replace all of these with one, less bureaucratic, system which would be able monitor tasks and activities, embed quality into the business system from the top down and use customer ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • Parts Books to Go app for your phone

    '“I have an 8450 from the ‘90s and something square-shaped has broken on the left side of the engine. It’s attached by four bolts, maybe 14 mm bolts. Do you have that kind of part?” Every parts salesperson and many customers too are familiar with the situation in which a part is needed for a tractor but the number for that part is missing. It’s hard to describe ...

  • Bioconservacion and Ethylene Control in the IX Iberian Symposium on Ripening and Postharvest

    The Portuguese Horticulture Association (APH) and the Spanish Society of Horticultural Science (SECH) will hold the IX Iberian Symposium on Ripening and Postharvest in Lisbon from 2 to 4 November 2016, to coincide with the III National Symposium and IX Spanish Symposium on this major business area in science. During the event, which is held every two years, leading researchers and ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • How to Keep Specialty Crops Safe from Herbicide Drift

    Ohio’s corn and soybean growers could soon be spraying a lot more of two powerful herbicides on their fields. That’s why agricultural experts from The Ohio State University are offering tips on how to keep those herbicides from getting onto other crops, especially valuable specialty crops such as grapes. Doug ...


    By Ohio State University

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