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  • Kobelco-Dealer in Switzerland successfully started with IRIUM i80 software

    The KOBELCO equipment dealer and importer for German-speaking Switzerland, HAND Baumaschinen, has started with IRIUM SOFTWARE. The IRIUM SOFTWARE ERP has successfully been launched at HAND Baumaschinen, a construction equipment dealer. In total there are 33 ...


    By Irium Software

  • Discovery day at HEXANET- ISAGRI group’s telecom branch

    Irium software sales team has been welcomed by Lionel Marchaud and all the HEXANET team, ISAGRI’s branch specialized in telecom and hosting, to discover one of their datacenter as well as their services.   This day is significant as HEXANET services are, from now on, open to IRIUM SOFTWARE customers. ...


    By Irium Software

  • Early Spring Pasture Management

    Having a blue moon is a rare sight that we were blessed with in January this year, but now as we creep slowly into spring, day length will lengthen, grass will start to take on a greener colour and temperatures will rise. This is a good time to prepare pastures for the year ahead. Grass that was ...


    By Abbey Machinery Ltd.

  • The Smart Appliances Market is Finally Poised for Growth

    A new report from Navigant Research looks at the shift in the smart appliances market as a subset of the smart home Internet of Things (IoT) trend, examining factors behind the market growth cycle and providing recommendations to key stakeholders. While a variety of smart home products like smart thermostats, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • £1m project aims to save wild salmon

    A PROJECT aimed at trying to halt the decline in wild salmon stocks was launched this morning on the River Garry in the Scottish Highlands. The Missing Salmon Project will track scores of fish in an attempt to uncover what has caused populations to drop by 70 per cent in the past 25 years. And with global populations of wild Atlantic salmon declining from eight to ten million in the 1970s to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Pecan Street Releases Powerful Residential Electricity Dataset with Potential to Revolutionize Electricity Management

    Pecan Street Inc. has released a groundbreaking dataset containing one year of one-second interval consumer electricity data collected through its volunteer residential research network. The dataset includes measurements from 40 homes for whole home electricity use, solar generation, electric vehicle charging, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Bristol Seafood in $5m expansion

    THE US state of Maine has received another significant boost to its expanding seafood industry. The company Bristol Seafood has announced it is investing nearly $5 million in its Portland processing facility over the next three years. The company says the investment, in partnership with the Maine Technology Institute (MTI), is made possible through a grant of more than $740,000 from the ...


    By FISHupdate

  • DIY Snacks Save on Packaging

    It’s easy to grab a single-serve bag of chips and throw them in with a sandwich for lunch or take them along for a quick snack. But did you know it’s almost as easy to make and bag your own? Plus, you’ll know exactly what has been sprinkled on the chips, maybe just salt if that’s your preference. Here’s a recipe for Quick DIY Tortilla Chips, but there are many ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Turakkalan Puutarha

    Turakkalan puutarha has specialized in growing wide range of herbs. Due to special varieties, growing requires constant development of growing environment. This summer the rosemary house was fully renovated. Rooftop materials were renewed, air circulation improved and LED lightig added to produce ideal DLI for rosemary ...


    By Netled Oy

  • Bakkafrost Q1 down, but outlook good

    THE Bakkafrost Group, the largest salmon farming company in the Faroe Islands, today unveiled a first quarter operating profit (EBIT) of 268.2 million Danish kroners (£31.7 million) for the first three months of this year. The figure is down on the Q1 performance for same period in 2017 when the EBIT was DKK 335.5 million, but that was at a time when salmon prices were at a record high ...


    By FISHupdate

  • The Role of LEDS in Speed Breeding

    Some of the most important crops for feeding the ever-increasing global population include wheat and barley. In order to meet the future demand, scientists have a task of finding ways to improve efficiencies in breeding these and other, similar plant species. Typically, more than 10 years  are needed to develop novel cultivars with an advanced agronomic performance.  On one hand it is ...


    By Valoya Oy

  • Global Market Insights Report that Micro Irrigation System Market to hit $12bn by 2024

    The Micro Irrigation System Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $12 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by  ...

  • Major Investment in One-of-a-Kind Plant for Production of Fossil-Free Steel

    The Swedish Energy Agency has granted HYBRIT, SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall's initiative for fossil-free steel funding for two pilot plants. The Agency finances the two projects with a total of SEK 528 million, which will be the largest funding in the history of the Agency. The Swedish Energy Agency has decided to fund the next step of the HYBRIT initiative to build two pilot ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ASA Now Seeking Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

    The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help. During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions to the soybean industry. The nomination period is open through Oct. 15, ...

  • EU yellow card hits Vietnam exports

    A CLAMPDOWN by the European Union has led to a market fall in seafood exports from Vietnam. The EU has been closely monitoring Vietnamese fishing practices in an attempt to put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Late last year it became so concerned that it showed a yellow card to Vietnam, which appears to be having the desired effect. The Vietnam Association ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Call for ‘oil tax’ on Norwegian fish farmers

    THE Socialist Left, or SV, party in the Norwegian parliament (Storting) has called on the government to impose an oil industry style tax on the country’s fish farmers. The party has submitted a document which proposes that the industry should pay an unspecified amount per kilogram of salmon, which has been described as a form of production fee  and also dubbed by critics ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Students ‘must be good communicators’

    YOUNG scientists need to communicate their research to a wider audience, a PhD conference in Stirling heard yesterday. Students were given a platform to do just that at the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA), showcasing the results of several years’ study in front of their teachers, peers, and industry guests. ‘You should know how to say your PhD in one phrase in case you’re ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Lidl joins seafood disclosure project

    THE retailer Lidl has become the first major discounter to publish a full public profile list of all the sources of its wild caught seafood on the Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP) website. This gives information on fishery management, catch methods, and likely environmental impact. Amali Bunter, responsible sourcing manager at Lidl UK, said: ‘We are extremely proud of our ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Agri-Plastics introduces Flex Hutch for improved efficiency in outdoor calf housing

    Agri-Plastics, an Ontario-based manufacturer of calf housing solutions, has introduced Flex Hutch™ for improved efficiency in an outdoor hutch system. “Flex Hutch makes it much easier to care for calves in two- and three-calf hutch systems” said Agri-Plastics Owner Darren VanBuuren. “Instead of opening three doors, one for each calf, for example, the caregiver only has to ...


    By Agri-Plastics Mfg

  • Lower salmon prices hit Lerøy Q1

    THE Lerøy Seafood Group, whose operations include salmon farming, white fish trawling and fish processing today reported a significant drop in both earnings and operating profit for the first quarter of 2018. Revenues for the period totalled NOK 5,000 million, compared with NOK 5,459 million in Q1 2017, while the operating profit before fair value adjustment related to biological assets ...


    By FISHupdate

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