Horticulture News

  • Goodyear cuts earnings forecast, again

    Goodyear has lowered its expectations for fiscal 2018 operating income slightly “to reflect the increasingly challenging industry environment,” the company said in a third quarter financial statement. For the quarter ended 30 Sept, segment operating income was down 1.3% to $362 ...


    By European Rubber Journal

  • 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.

  • S Norton & Co turnover and profits rose by a third in 2017

    Price increases for the main ferrous grades helped to push up turnover and profits by a third for S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s prominent metal recyclers, according to its latest published accounts for 2017. Annual turnover increased to £272 million for the year to 31 December 2017, up from £205 million and the family-owned company reported a £25.5 million pre-tax ...


    By Axion Group

  • Researchers investigate ultra-low Mediterranean nutrient levels

    Researchers at Haifa University’s Marine Biological Station in Israel are exploiting the ultra-low detection limits of advanced laboratory equipment to measure extremely low nutrient concentrations in marine water. The University’s Prof. Krom says: "We work in the Eastern Mediterranean which has the lowest regional concentration of dissolved nutrients anywhere in the global ocean. We ...


    By SEAL Analytical, 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

  • Pellenc choose SALTEX to launch new range of tools

    Pellenc, which is distributed in the UK and Ireland exclusively by Etesia UK, has chosen SALTEX 2018 to launch a new range of battery-powered hand tools on stand E055. ...


    By Etesia UK

  • Seachill drives up meat group’s sales and profits

    SEACHILL has helped to drive up the sales and profits of its new owner Hilton Foods, the half year results for 2018 have confirmed. The meat group Hilton, which has a global reach, paid £80-million for the Grimsby based seafood processor and owner of the successful Saucy Fish brand, in November last year. It has just published its interim accounts for the first 28 weeks of 2018 (to July ...


    By FISHupdate

  • 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.

  • King crab wears export crown

    KING crab has become the latest seafood fashion from Norway, with catches continuing to make its fishermen big money, according to the latest exports figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council. Not only has the supply of this giant creature increased, but exports shot up by 71 per cent last month and they now account for 76 per cent of the total value for the species. Josefine Voraa, advisor ...


    By FISHupdate

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions for the Canadian Market from a Single Source

    With the updates to Canada's cannabis laws set for implementation in October 2018, scientists operating within this highly regulated, growing market can now access an end-to-end analytical solution that aligns with the testing standards set by Health Canada. Thermo Fisher Scientific is supporting regulatory laboratories, contract research organizations and licensed dealers, producers and ...

  • 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. ...

  • Grieg aiming for growth and lower costs

    GRIEG Seafood has outlined plans to increase production and lower operating costs over the next two years, helped by introducing some of the latest technology. In a Capital Markets Presentation in Oslo yesterday under the title ‘A salmon farming company entering the digital era’, the salmon farming company said that while its harvest volumes had remained stable over a period of time, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Cermaq opens new processing plant

    THE Norwegian salmon farming company Cermaq has opened an ultra-modern new salmon processing factory in the Nordland region. The plant, located in the nearby the community of Steigen, is said to be one of the country’s most efficient processing sites for salmon, and the first factory to be constructed in accordance with the industry 4.0 standard, which means it is geared up for full ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Norwegian salmon exports hit August record

    NORWEGIAN salmon exports hit the 100,000 tonne mark last month – a record for August. Demand continues to be strong, said the Norwegian Seafood Council. Salmon earned the country’s fish farmers six billion kroners (£556 million), a rise of nine per cent on a year ago, while export volumes were up by 10,500 tonnes or 12 per cent. So far this year, Norway has exported 672,000 ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Huge Farmers Market, Artisans & Much More at Harvest Festival on Saturday in Duluth

    This year’s SFA Lake Superior Chapter Harvest Festival, set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Sat., Sept. 8, at Bayfront Park in Duluth, is shaping up to be worthy of its 25th anniversary as the Superior Region’s sustainability showcase. Our farmers’ market will have 31 producers showing off their best products of the season: vegetables, ...

  • SalMar to invest £63m in new plant

    SALMAR is planning to invest 675 million kroners (around £63 million) in a ground-breaking new production and processing plant in the north of Norway. The independently owned and rapidly expanding fish farming company – which owns 50 per cent of Scottish Sea Farms – said it will become one of the world’s most advanced facilities for processing salmon. The project, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • 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 ...

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