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  • Gennaro Pieralisi awarded twice at Expoliva 2017

    “Expoliva 2017”, the most important exposition in the olive oil industry, is now over, and the Pieralisi Group once again ended up being the most outstanding company. Number do not lie, and the attendance to the booth, where the latest innovations such as the Protoreattore®, the Leopard, the Scorpion, and the SPI 666 were being exposed, demonstrates the curiosity of prospect ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Newly Revised Ohio Agronomy Guide for Sale

    A lot can change in 12 years. That’s why the 2005 edition of the Ohio Agronomy Guide was just revised to offer the most up-to-date guidelines for planting corn, soybeans, wheat and forages in Ohio, managing the pests they attract and enriching the soil in which they grow. All the guidelines offered in the book are specific to Ohio and based on research in Ohio fields. If a farmer, ...


    By Ohio State University

  • 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

  • John Deere Introduces Narrower Stick Booms for M-Series Tracked Harvesters

    To help loggers maximize timber quality, John Deere has upgraded its harvester stick boom attachment across all 800MH- and 900MH-Series tracked harvesters. The new stick boom geometry delivers the same high level of boom envelope performance, but with a narrower design to help operators minimize damage to harvested trees.   "Avoiding unnecessary damage to harvested trees while operating ...


    By John Deere

  • Munters Selected as Basis of Design for U.S. Organic Grocer

    Munters has been selected as basis of design on the new construction of stores for the leading organic grocer’s 365 market stores (of which construction began in 2016). These stores incorporate new concepts in design including coffee and wine bars, vegan restaurants and more robotic automation. With sales of organic products increasing each year, the grocer plans to grow to 470 ...


    By Munters Zeol Division

  • 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

  • Tyre dealers and wholesalers from China visit Bohnenkamp

    A group of the biggest Chinese tyre retailers and wholesalers visited Bohnenkamp AG in Osnabrück during their tour through Europe. The 25 dealers followed an invitation by the Chinese manufacturer ChemChina, the fifth largest tyre producer in China, and number 20 worldwide, in order to get insights into the special features of the German tyre trade at one of the industry's flagship ...


    By Bohnenkamp AG

  • Partnering is key to improve bee health

    The “Bayer’s Perspective on Innovation 2014” international press forum held in Leverkusen, Germany, was the venue for the launch of the company’s first bee health magazine, “BEENOW”. The magazine presents Bayer’s efforts to unite partners from around the world, including research institutes and universities, beekeepers, farmers and industry partners, to ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • Discovery of an anti-inflammatory molecule produced by gut bacteria

    Researchers at INRA, INSERM, AP-HP, and UPMC have just discovered a new protein with anti-inflammatory properties, which has been named MAM (microbial anti-inflammatory molecule). It is secreted by the bacterium Faecalibacterium prausnitzii and helps fight intestinal inflammation. This discovery, recently published in the journal Gut, is a major advance in efforts to develop new means of treating ...

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