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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Valtra picks up two silver medals at European Championships

    The European Championships in the most powerful form of motorsports in the world, tractor pulling, were held last weekend at the Valtra Pulling Arena in Brande, Denmark. Rainy conditions and numerous engine failures meant that the schedule has to be compressed and many categories had to compete on a “winner takes all” one-round basis. This applied also to Pro Stock 3500. Team ...

  • Zeeland`s road trial section of bio-asphalt: a world first

    The first ever trial section of bio-asphalt made from lignin, which covers a 100-metre section of road in the Dutch province of Zeeland, will be officially opened later today. Bitumen in asphalt is usually made purely from petroleum, but in this new asphalt, half of the bitumen has been replaced with lignin, a renewable raw material. If this natural glue material proves successful for use in road ...

  • Illumitex has released a white paper titled, “A Short Payback Period for Illumitex LED’s vs. 1,000 W HPS.”

    The white paper, written by Rebecca Knight, PhD, includes steps for calculating the return on investment across different parameters including the total cost of ownership of two Illumitex LED systems compared to a 1,000 W HPS system. Payback periods of 1.5 years for the Power Harvest and 1.9 for the Neosol DS were determined. These results were based on a photoperiod of 10 hours per day and ...


    By Illumitex Inc.

  • Global Moringa Meet 2016: Two days with Moringa. An Actionable Experience

    4th Global Moringa Meet 2016(GMM 16)  is a high impact 2 days international workshop taking palace on 24-25 Sep 2016 at Jaipur, India  for growth-minded Moringa entrepreneurs that will feature brief, but impactful keynotes from leading scientists and experts. Come to 4th Global Moringa Meet 2016(GMM 16) : the  hard-hitting Two day event, presented by ABC, to connect with ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • John Deere has again awarded BELLOTA Agrisolutions the highest classification of “PARTNER” for the fourth year running

    In 2015, John Deere once again honoured the performance of Bellota Agrisolutions as a supplier with the highest classification of "PARTNER" for the fourth year running, for work carried out at the Legazpi and Milan (USA) plants. This status was obtained as part of the "Achieving Excellence" programme, which assesses product quality, service, sales attention, technical support, and cost ...


    By Bellota Agrisolutions

  • John Deere has again awarded BELLOTA Agrisolutions the highest classification of “PARTNER” for the fourth year running.

    In 2015, John Deere once again honoured the performance of Bellota Agrisolutions as a supplier with the highest classification of "PARTNER" for the fourth year running, for work carried out at the Legazpi and Milan (USA) plants. This status was obtained as part of the "Achieving Excellence" programme, which assesses product quality, service, sales attention, technical support, and cost ...


    By Bellota Agrisolutions

  • Framework contracts - AESA makes full house!

    With 2 Lots (Lot 1 - Rural development and Lot 9 - Culture, Education, Employment and Social) awarded as Leading Firm and 3 Lots (Lot 6 - Environment , Lot 7 -  Governance and Home Affairs and Lot 10 - Trade, Standards and Private sector) as member of the consortium, AESA makes a wonderful full house! The contracts awarded are five out of five; this is evidence of the experience and the ...

  • Valtra refreshes its brand: New Valtra is bold, modern and close to the customer

    Valtra is keen to respond even better to customer demands. The core idea is to offer customers service concepts and products that are easy to use and reliable and that meet the customer’s intended uses. “Your” describes Valtra’s way of working close to the customer and tailor making each tractor to individual customer requirements. “Working” describes ...

  • From Finland to the Netherlands by tractor

    On June 11th Mr van Remoortele, his wife Emmy and two friends arrived at the Suolahti factory to pick up the brand new Valtra tractor. The plan is to drive around 8 hours (200 km) per day, crossing five major water roads and six countries on the way. After visit to the factory and an introduction to the tractor controls, the adventurers set off on their 12 day trip across Europe: Mr van ...

  • Countries agree on key policy commitments to fight malnutrition globally

    Reaching an important milestone in the fight against global malnutrition, countries today agreed on policies aimed at ensuring that people around the world have access to healthier diets. Following a series of intense negotiations representatives of FAO and World Health Organization (WHO) member countries reached consensus on a political Declaration and a voluntary Framework for Action ...

  • Electronic Duty of Care system launch for DS Smith customers

    As part of our on-going commitment to improve business processes and reduce our operational impact on the environment, we are pleased to launch a new and industry-leading electronic Duty of Care system. The system will deliver a more fluid structure to our current working procedures with all of our partners, as well as deliver carbon savings through a significant reduction in paper usage. The ...

  • Thomas Pott becomes new General Sales Manager of Bohnenkamp AG

    Bohnenkamp AG, Osnabrück, has appointed Thomas Pott (50) as the new General Sales Manager for Germany. He has been working at Bohnenkamp AG for almost 30 years and can look back on extensive experience in the company and a deep knowledge of the tyre industry. In his new function he will be supported by Karsten Krückeberg, Sales Manager Tyre Business, and Heiko Holthaus, Sales Manager ...


    By Bohnenkamp AG

  • Streumaster achieves excellent results in experiments corresponding transverse and longitudinal distribution.

    During a substantial spreading experiment in Alsace, Streumaster binding agent spreaders achieved outstanding results in spreading precision. The discrepancy in the transverse distribution was less than 7 % on average, in the longitudinal distribution less than 4 %. These values emphasis the unique spreading precision of Streumaster ...


    By D. Gutzwiller SAS

  • AFBF: Death Tax Repeal Act ‘Gets the Job Done’

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2013 – The American Farm Bureau Federation supports legislation introduced today in both the House and Senate that would permanently repeal the estate tax. Sen. John Thune’s (R-S.D.) bill, The Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013, coupled with bipartisan legislation of the same title introduced by Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), is welcomed ...

  • Partnering to end hunger in Africa

    The decision to end hunger needs to be taken by society as a whole, not by a single organization or a single government, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva told non-state actors at a meeting in Addis Ababa today that kicked off the discussions on the need for an unified approach and ...

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