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  • EPA OIG Releases report on EPA’s Management of Pesticide Funds

    On September 18, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on an evaluation conducted by OIG entitled “EPA Needs to Manage Pesticide Funds More Efficiently.”  OIG states that it conducted the audit “to determine ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Meet Eijkelkamp Soil & Water at booth 07.330A during the Aquatech Amsterdam 2017.

    Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 With over 850 exhibitors and a visitor attendance of 21,000 from 140 countries Aquatech underlines its position as the world’s leading platform for process, drinking and waste water. When 31 October - 3 November 2017 Where RAI Amsterdam Register ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Feed always in front of the cows

    As the robot handles the final feed push of the day, it is the peace of mind along with the feeling of freedom, especially in the evening, that Peter Timmermann emphasises when describing the benefits of letting a robot take care of pushing feed for the 400 high-yield dairy cows on his farm at Stursbøl Østergaard. “Now I know there is always feed in front of the cows and ...


    By JOZ BV

  • High levels of glyphosate in agricultural soil: ‘Extension of approval not prudent.’

    There has been a great deal of discussion about the use and extension of the approval of use of glyphosate as a herbicide. Glyphosate is the most used herbicide in Europe. In 2016 the approval by the European Commission for the use of this agent expired. However, an extension of approval of use is currently being discussed. One of the conditions of this is that the agent cannot have a negative ...

  • Vietnamese Fish Farmer Expands IPA System to Aquaponics

    Vũ Thị Thắm is among the first intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) adopters in Northern Vietnam, learning the IPA concept from a seminar organized by USSEC and Cargill in Hưng Yên, Vietnam in August 2016. Ms. Tham constructed an IPA fixed floor raceway by following the instruction of Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, a technical manager at Cargill, who joined the Shanghai ...

  • 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

  • Vineland Researchers Developing Improved Propagation Trays

    A good start in life can go a long way in ensuring good health in the future. That’s just as true for tree as it is for people. And Vineland Research and Innovation Centre scientist Darby McGrath is leading a team to make sure young trees get off to the very best start in life they can. McGrath and her team are working on new propagation trays that they say improve root structure and ...

  • The Ambassador of Tunisia receives members of the IOC Executive Secretariat

    On Wednesday 20 July 2016, H.E. Wacef Chiha, the Tunisian Ambassador in Madrid, received members of the Executive Secretariat of the International Olive Council on their return from the 27th extraordinary session of the Council of Members of the Organisation. The Executive Director of the IOC, Mr Abdellatif Guedira, himself a Tunisian national, took the opportunity to present to the Ambassador ...

  • WEDA Appoints Director of Government Affairs

    The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) is pleased to announce that Eric Wareham has joined the organization as Director of Government Affairs. In this new position, Wareham will play a major role in expanding and enhancing WEDA’s state advocacy network by working with legislators, governors and their staffs on legislative activities that impact WEDA and its dealer members. ...

  • Paddock cleaner for Olympic Games medalist

    Paddock cleaner for David Broome CBE The Wales and West Show Centre near Chepstow in Monmouthshire is probably the busiest equestrian showground in the country. So says ...


    By Wessex International

  • Science Careers & Employability Week

    08 August 2016 - 12 August 2016 Venue: Multiple locations With a massive 15 events taking place across the week, 2016’s Science Careers & Employability Week is even bigger and better than before! Full of activity to fast track your employability skills and inspire your future career path. Meet and greet potential employers, learn from the ...


    By PaR Systems, Inc.

  • There is an interest in our cotton-harvesting machine in Africa

    Our factory has been cooperating for three years with the company “SAS PODIA” (France). In 2015 together with French partners was organized the participation of OJSC “Gomselmash” in one of the world's largest agricultural exhibitions “SIMA” (Paris). The company does market research of France and introduces the equipment “Gomselmash” to potential ...


    By Gomselmash

  • Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Backyard Chicken Health Pack Display Contest!

    During the spring chick season, dealers nationwide were challenged to develop a dynamic Point-of-Purchase display using the Backyard Chicken Health Pack, with the goals of increasing awareness, promoting bird health and increasing dealer sales.  Winners were selected by the DBC Ag Products’ Management Team and were notified on July 15.  This year’s winners are: 1st Place ...


    By DBC Ag Products

  • DANTECH FiltraSurimi Plant

    Dantech will the upcoming weeks test the new large capacity FiltraSurimi® Plant before delivery. With participation of our suppliers a test of the complete setup will be carried out. We have optimized the way surimi is normally being produced, focusing on clean processing and higher yields. Everyone delivering systems or solutions to the plant has worked closely ...

  • US Navy Trials Refuelling from Italian Air Force KC-767A

    In a media release on September 12, US Naval Air Systems Command said this six week test period is designed to meet US Central Command’s operational requirement for joint interoperability and increased air refuelling capacity within that area of responsibility. Captain Jaime Engdahl, the US Navy’s Precision Strike Weapons programme manager, who oversees the Navy’s aerial ...


    By Key Technology

  • MSHS Celebrates 150 Years on Tangletown`s Sustainable Farm

    When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm Where: Tangletown Gardens Farm, 11407 County Road 9 Plato, MN Status: 68 of 100 seats filled. Category: Classes Fees: $20 Members, $25 ...

  • Enhance Your Ingredient Process Line with a Custom Screw Conveyor

    ACH Food Companies, is a global company specializing in the production of ingredients for cooking and baking. They fill, cap, label and package bottles of spice at their spices processing plant in Iowa. Going through some plant upgrades last fall the need to relocate a bottle filler to accommodate new equipment arose. Project Engineer Jared Sweerin was tasked with the design, purchase, and ...


    By IPM Systems, LLC

  • 122 Poultry Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

    At the 2016 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla., 122 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were honored in recognition of their outstanding performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs. The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council ...

  • Sayonara, kudzu bug?

    Adam Bray has spent a lot of time with kudzu bugs. “At night I would see them crawling when I closed my eyes,” he jokes. The kudzu bug originated in east Asia and India and showed up in Georgia, Bray’s home state, in 2009. And like its viney plant namesake, the kudzu bug has earned a negative reputation. “Everybody in Georgia knows about the kudzu bug,” Bray says. ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • Valtra is strongly seen and heard in the Neste Rally Finland

    The 2016 Neste Rallies have been driven in different parts of Jyväskylä 27.-31.7. This year, two legendary central Finns met when Valtra and the Neste Rally joined their forces in the joy of the people of the rally. Valtra was seen and heard here in many different ways in the mega event. Valtra had a major role in the entire time of the 2016 Neste Rally. The Neste Rally kicked off on ...

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