Straw Handling News

  • High-yield Harvest and Safe Storage: RKW Presents Rondotex® Round Bale Nets at EuroTier 2016

    The round bale nets are reliable, tear resistant and easy to handle: RKW presents different types of its high-quality Rondotex®  solution at the EuroTier trade fair in Hanover for the safe and efficient harvest and storage of hay, straw and silage bales. Visitors can expect to see the classics Rondotex® Evolution as well as the model ...


    By RKW Agri GmbH & Co. KG

  • Rice Processing steps: From Pre-planting to Postproduction

    Rice, which is harvested each year with 154 million ha, is the most common grain as well as the most popular food in the world. Human consumption accounts for 85% of total production for rice, compared with 72% for wheat and 19% for maize. In addition, rice is the the most important crop for many of small farmers who grow it throughout the world, and the source of so many landless ...

  • Rice Processing steps: From Pre-planting to Postproductio

     Rice, which is harvested each year with 154 million ha, is the most common grain as well as the most popular food in the world. Human consumption accounts for 85% of total production for rice, compared with 72% for wheat and 19% for maize. In addition, ...

  • Reference: goat stable in the Netherlands

    JH Automatic bedding distribution system in a goat stable in the Netherlands. This farmer has expanded his existing goat stable with another one, to a total of 1.200 goats. He has chosen to install a JH system consisting of two robots – one for each stable – and one central filling station, a JH Bale Opener, where both robots collect straw. Due to national animal ...


    By JH Agro A/S

  • Livestock goes free entry for all

    FREE ENTRY FOR ALL VISITORS  Farmers, their families and staff, farm contractors and students, consultants, vets and all in the supply trade will gain free entry to Livestock 2016.  MACHINERY MOVES INSIDE This year, following negotiations with The NEC, we have organised additional ...

  • Use of residues from agriculture and forestry as energy source improves food security

    The sustainability of growing crops for use as energy sources has been disputed for many years. A potentially attractive alternative is to use waste and residues from agricultural and forestry. However, using waste and other residues may have an impact on land use, biodiversity and food security. The additional sources of income from the sale of waste and other residues could prompt an increase ...

  • Straw Pellet Mill Price/Straw Pellet Mill/Fote Straw Pellet Mill

    Straw pellet mill can process the crop straws into biomass pellets,and people can use the made pellets as fuel for heating and cooking. The market of straw pellet mill is expanding quickly now,there are many factors cont ...

  • First semen collection of Dutch Toggenburg goat in the Dutch gene bank

    The first 165 straws of semen of 8 Dutch Toggenburg goat were collected and cryopreserved on November 23, 2013 by the Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN) of Wageningen University and Research Centre. This could be realized in close cooperation with representatives of the Dutch Toggenburg breed society. The Dutch Toggenburg goat is a Dutch goat breed, one of the four rare Dutch ...

  • Proper Use of Rice/Wheat Combine Harvester

    Rice combine harvester is used for the harvesting of rice or wheat. A combine rice harvester can finish the whole processes of rice or wheat harvesting from harvesting, threshing and grain cleaning. Using the machine properly can not only improves the working efficiency ...


    By Amisy Farming Machinery

  • `I need advertising,` said Earth.

    If Earth had an ad budget, it would hire Earth Advertising, or at least that was my assumption when I invented the agency in 1999, originally eFlicks Media. “Earth needs a good ad agency,” Walter Cronkite had suggested to me back then. Here on the eve of Earth Day, there is tremendous pressure to share what it’s been like over the past 13 years since Earth Advertising hatched in ...

  • Revolutionary Natures Composites Sustainable Exterior Building Products Receive ICC-ES Verification

    Natures Composites, a sustainable decking and fencing company that has revolutionized the industry by manufacturing decking and fencing products made from wheat straw and recycled plastics, announced it has received ICC-ES verification. Sold under the product names "TerraFence" and "TerraDeck," the certification is proof that the company's products meet code requirements. As a technical ...


    By Marketwire

  • FINN Corporation further expands dealer base

    FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacturing of landscape and erosion control equipment, announces the addition of several full line dealers for its HydroSeeders, Bark Blowers, Straw Blowers, MTS, and FINN Consumables and TRU-Mulch material and product lines. The dealership arrangements are effective immediately and encompass Finn equipment sales, rentals, service and parts. Road ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Skybridge Technology Group, Inc. (SKGO) to Supply Busch Gardens

    Skybridge Technology Group, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: SKGO) (www.skybridgetechgroup.com) is proud to announce that its Textraw International subsidiary (www.textrawinternational.com) has been contacted by Busch Gardens about using Textraw's patented product in its amusement parks. SKGO President/CEO Jeff Burns ...


    By Marketwire

  • FINN Corporation announces dealer expansion

    FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture of landscape and erosion control equipment, announces the addition of several full line dealers for its HydroSeeders®, Bark Blowers, and Straw Blowers product lines. The dealership arrangements are effective immediately and encompass Finn equipment sales, rentals, service and parts. Papé Machinery is now the Finn full line dealer that ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Straw residue helps keep nitrogen on the farm

    Scientists are exploring ways to reduce non-point pollution from agriculture. A new study finds that using straw residue in conjunction with legume cover crops reduces leaching of nitrogen into waterways, but may lower economic return. Agriculture is the largest source of nitrogen non-point pollution to waterways in the United States, flowing into streams and rivers via erosion from farmlands, or ...

  • Cellulosic ethanol: expanding options, identifying obstacles

    Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are figuring out how to turn wheat straw into ethanol “gold,” and learning more about the bacteria that can “infect” ethanol plants and interfere with fuel production. At the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) in ...

  • Canadian ethanol blend helps Ferrari dominate competition in Bahrain

    Canadian farmers helped Italian car manufacturer and Formula One legend, Ferrari, secure first and second place at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix this past weekend. The cars ran on cellulosic ethanol, a biofuel made from straw grown in Ontario. 'Once farmers have harvested the grain for food - making bread, for example - we use the leftover straw for ethanol,' said Jeff Passmore, executive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU approves BP-DuPont biofuels venture

    The two companies have been working together since 2003 and formed a partnership in 2006 in order to develop biofuels from biomass waste products, reports the News Journal newspaper of Delaware. 'The joint venture would be active in the development and commercialization of production technologies for biobutanol, a fuel component produced from biomass,' the European Commission, the EU's ...

  • Genetic engineering could cut the cost of biofuels

    Plant genetic engineering could play a major part in reducing the cost of biofuel production from food crop wastes such as rice straw or from non-food crops such as willow and poplar. A recent study suggests further research is needed to develop plants that are better suited for biofuel production, through genetic modifications. According to the study's author, biofuels have the potential to ...

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