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  • CFAES Experts Available to Speak on Avian Flu

    Experts from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine are available to speak with the media about the avian influenza virus. A federal report released on May 11 determined agency challenges in preventing the virus in both poultry and humans. Change-Won (Charles) Lee, an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ...


    By Ohio State University

  • How Automatic Pig Feeding Systems improve the bottom line

    Pig producers face a lot of challenges. In North America, specifically, there are 70% fewer pig farms today than in the year 2000. As feed costs rise while global demand for animal protein increases, pig farmers must produce more pork with fewer resources. Automatic pig feeding systems are a large part of ...


    By Osborne Industries, Inc.

  • NDVI and Your Farm: Understanding NDVI for Plant Health Insights

    NDVI and Your Farm: Understanding NDVI for Plant Health Understanding your crops’ health status isn’t the easiest thing to do. Sure, you can use the “eye test”, and a number of foliar contact and direct measurement techniques. But, what if there was an easy, fast and efficient way to see the health of plants and their status and progress over time? That’s ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Webinar will address contracting in agriculture

    A significant portion of livestock, poultry and other crops are raised under production contracts. However, these contracts and their impact on the future of a farm can be difficult to understand. On Wednesday, May 31, Neil Hamilton, Emeritus Director of the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, will present a free webinar designed to help farmers, advocates, and law students ...

  • Agribotix delivers critical corn count information using artificial intelligence

    Today, Agribotix announced the wider beta availability of its first plant count product.  Designed for corn growers, the product uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and count corn plants in drone-collected imagery while ignoring other items in the images.  By rapidly identifying areas where emergence is below expectations, growers can use the results to take actions which will ...


    By Agribotix LLC

  • 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 Semios

  • Sentera Dramatically Increases Accessibility of Crop Health Data

    Sentera announces the release of AgVault™ Web, extending the power of the AgVault platform to any connected, browser-equipped device. Web users can easily view and share crop health data, and users on desktop, mobile and web can use the new toolset to quickly share field data with anyone, regardless if the recipient has an active account. AgVault Web makes remote collaboration easy and ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Late Corn Better Than Blighted Corn

    Growers whose corn crops were harmed by excessive rain in April and May likely will have enough growing days left in the season if they replant in the next two to three weeks, according to an Ohio State University agronomist. “If they replanted soon, it would probably be much better than to have a poor stand,” said Peter Thomison, an agronomist with Ohio State University Extension, ...


    By Ohio State University

  • FAO Members find consensus on Programme of Work and Budget

    FAO Members approved FAO's Programme of Work and Budget for 2014-2015 at the end of the Organization's week-long 38th governing Conference at FAO Headquarters in Rome. "I want to thank and applaud all of you for showing such a clear sign of commitment to this Organization and its goals - to your Organization, and your goals," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told Members. "The ...

  • FAO lauds Nelson Mandela as champion of right to food

    "We have lost one of the world's passionate defenders of the right to food," said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, on learning of the death of Nelson Mandela, former South Africa president. "As a true champion of human rights, Nelson Mandela understood that the hunger of millions of people was unjust and unsustainable," said the FAO Director-General. "At FAO, we have been ...

  • FAO extends sympathy to Italian quake victims

    Following the deadly earthquake in the Abruzzo region of Italy early this morning, FAO wishes to express its deepest sympathy with the victims and their families and extends its condolences to the Italian government and people. 'This is a terrible tragedy and the thoughts of FAO staff are with the people who are suffering as a result of this cruel catastrophe, especially those who have lost ...

  • Civil society readies its voice ahead of annual CFS meeting

    Over 240 civil society representatives hailing from 175 countries across the world met today at FAO headquarters to begin their annual CSM Forum. During the next two days, these representatives will work to find consensus on key issues to be discussed in next week’s plenary meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). “Social movements and civil society organizations played ...

  • Valtra named “Best Smoke-Free Workplace 2014`

    Valtra has been announced the winner of the national “Best Smoke-Free Workplace 2014” competition in Finland. The award was presented to Valtra by the competition’s judge Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, at the “Finland Smoke-Free by 2040” seminar in Helsinki. Valtra was awarded on the basis of the close dialogue ...

  • Pope Francis to attend the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

    Pope Francis will add his voice to the fight against hunger and malnutrition by addressing the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) scheduled to take place from 19 to 21 November at FAO's headquarters in Rome. The pontiff's participation at the conference which is organized by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO), was today confirmed by the Vatican's Permanent Observer to ...

  • Recruiting Good International Agents for Flour Milling Machines

    Have you ever thought of being a international agents? If you are interested in the International Agents, now it is a great news for you and please pay more attention to. Win Tone is recruiting the International Agents for the high quality flour milling machine, no matter which country you are , if you are ...

  • Acta Horticulturae: fully CrossRef enabled!

    ISHS, as a CrossRef member is now complying with CrossRefregulations. Consequently a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) has been assigned to each Acta Horticulturae article ever published. When you check out www.actahort.org you will ...

  • Boosting food security knowledge in Latin America and the Caribbean

    A new educational partnership will soon be putting knowledge into the hands of thousands of professionals working in food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean. Individuals and institutions will be able to gain access to a broad suite of online courses to develop their capacity to improve policies and programmes. The initiative will offer a new Master’s programme in Food ...

  • Valtra granted Patent for Hydraulic Assistant

    Valtra was granted European and US patents for the hydraulic assistant function. The unique feature, which is part of the stepless and powershift transmissions of N and T Series tractors, improves the tractors efficiency. Conventional automatic transmissions will change to a bigger gear whenever possible, resulting in the reduction of engine revs. This maintains good fuel efficiency, but ...

  • supply Chlorpyrifos,Thiamethoxam,Nicosulfuron,Quizalofop-P-ethyl,Trifluralin

    Yancheng  Zhaoyang  chemical product co., ltd.is a technological enterprise including research, development, production and sale, mainly engaged in the production and sale of "chemical intermediates,&nbs ...

  • APH Group Poland delivers unique Engineering project

    Recently APH Group delivered and installed a complete carrot processing line for our customer Luvega in Poland. In cooperation with a local supplier of belts, a complete solution was made for grading, washing, packing and palletizing. “By combining the latest technology from Holland and a having high level service because of the local presence of APH Group in Poland, we are ready for the ...


    By APH Group

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