agri-measurement News

  • Agri-Linc Agri-Day 2015 – Come And Meet Enduramaxx

    With much better weather and longer days now upon us, it’s an ideal time to stage Agri-Linc Agri-Day which takes place on the 24th March at Randalls Farm, Scottlethorpe Road, Edenham, Bourne, Lincs. PE10 0LN. From 7am to 4pm, a wide range of customers will have the chance to view a full line-up of new and used machinery, attachments, parts and equipment and liquid tanks from ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • US gives GM salmon ‘all clear’

    THE word’s first genetically modified salmon can now be farmed in the US, following a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to lift its final restrictions. AquaBounty Technologies, which is based in Prince Edward Island, Canada, described the decision as a milestone for its AquaAdvantage salmon. The company can now go ahead with its farming operations at a land based RAS ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Comparing EU and US agri-environmental policies

    Both Europe and the United States have programmes to pay farmers for providing environmental services, including reducing soil erosion, and preserving heritage and attractive landscapes. New research shows that the two regions take different approaches to paying farmers for these services, and do not necessarily share the same objectives or implementation strategies. Agri-environmental policies ...

  • Irritec at Agri Business Congress East Africa

    Irritec will be present as partner at Agri Business Congress East Africa, the premier business networking event that offers a high profile 2 day conference and live outdoor exhibition on 29 and 30 November in Kampala, Uganda. During the event, Irritec will show to visitors a full range of products to satisfy all drip/micro irrigation and agriculture ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Growing German interest in Zambian agri sector

    “Made in Germany” will make a big impression at the annual Agritech Expo in Chisamba in April when 14 German providers of agri machinery and livestock equipment will be part of the German pavilion – this is almost double compared to last year. Martin Botzian, Head of Communication at DLG International GmbH says: “we are pleased to be part of the show for the third time. ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Over 500 attendees join the agri-evolution!

    Agribusiness Congress East Africa 2016 brought over 500 agri-professionals, including visitors, conference delegates and exhibitors to Mlimani City Conference Centre - and that was just day one.  Before we kick-off the agri-evolution for one more day, here are some highlights from yesterday. The official welcome ceremony was opened by Agriculture ...

  • Welcome to the home of measurement

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at Teddington was founded in 1900 "for standardising and verifying instruments, for testing materials, and for the determination of physical constants." It is one of the oldest standardising laboratories in the world. In 1902, HRH the Prince of Wales, the future King George V, officially opened the National Physical Laboratory, ...

  • How the media can get agri-tech on the radar

    Better journalism can benefit farmers all over the world, raising awareness about major ethical issues, such as the use of genetically modified strains, but also informing smallholders about new technologies that can improve productivity. These are the conclusions of a panel discussion organised by SciDev.Net, in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Finalists Announced for the World Agri-Tech Demo Day

    Rethink Events, hosts of San Francisco’s upcoming World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, together with Royse AgTech Innovation Network, are delighted to announce the twelve companies selected to pitch their ag and food-tech solutions to local VCs at the newly launched “World Agri-Tech Demo Day”. The Demo Day, taking place on March 27, offers an opportunity to very early-stage, ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Agri-environment Schemes: Call for more landscape connectivity

    A popular way to improve biodiversity is to provide financial rewards for environmentally friendly methods of managing farmland. A recent study investigates how the benefits of these schemes can be optimised and made more cost-effective. The findings highlight the importance of hedgerow trees in the survival of farmland wildlife. By 2010, the European Commission aims to halt the decline of ...

  • Do agri-environmental schemes benefit insect pollinators?

    Agri-environmental schemes (AES) do successfully enhance the number and variety of insect pollinators, research suggests. They are particularly effective when implemented in arable landscapes which also contain some semi-natural habitat. AES were introduced in Europe in the early 1990s in response to declining farmland biodiversity. However, evaluations of their efficacy for biodiversity ...

  • New Studies: AD can Decarbonise the Agri and Waste Sectors

    The trade bodies Cré and IrBEA representing the entire sector have hired an international expert to conduct a number of reports which examined the potential of the anaerobic digestion sector to decarbonise the agri and waste sectors with multiple cross-sectoral benefits. These reports assessed that potential in terms of available feedstocks and ...

  • World Agri-Tech 2016: Technology Showcase Open for Submissions

    The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit is now accepting applications for Technology Showcase presentations at the upcoming summit in London on November 2-3, 2016. If you’re looking for new investment in the agri-tech space, the World ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Bee-friendly agri-environmental schemes need diverse habitats

    Diverse agri-environmental schemes which combine flowering crops with semi-natural habitats, such as grasslands and hedgerows, will be best for bees, new research suggests. The researchers examined the foraging behaviour of honey bees, bumblebees and other wild bees and found that all bees used semi-natural habitats, which were particularly important for wild bees, in addition to crops, such as ...

  • Do agri-environmental policies support mixed farming systems?

    The Large Scale Grazing Systems (LSGS) of the EU are governed by legislation at regional, national and European levels. New research investigates an LSGS in Spain and suggests that the area's traditional mix of sheep and cereal farming needs improved, better co-ordinated regulatory support to survive. LSGSs are large areas of countryside used for grazing in the EU, characterised by cultural ...

  • Measuring calcium in serpentine soils

    Serpentine soils contain highly variable amounts of calcium, making them marginal lands for farming. Successful management of serpentine soils requires accurate measurement of the calcium they hold. Research published this month in the Soil Science Society of America Journal shows that multiple measurement techniques are needed to accurately measure calcium content in serpentine soils. To make ...

  • 15000+ farmers and agri experts expected at Agritech Expo in Chisamba, Zambia

    Zambia’s President, Mr Edgar Lungu and the Zambian Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Mr Given Lubinda, are expected to join some 15000 emerging to commercial farmers at the third Agritech Expo Zambia, taking place from 14-16 April in the agri-hub of Chisamba. More than 145 local and international farming technology and service providers will showcase their products in what is the ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • World Agri-Tech Investment Summit 2016: Technology Showcases Finalised

    Our Technology Showcase line up for the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit has been finalised! The line-up includes: Agroptima Ceradis Growcentia Iden Biotechnology MagGrow Plant Response Rezatec ScanTask Visual The Yield The Technology Showcase sessions at the ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Network with new and existing suppliers accross the entire agri-value chain

    Agritech Expo Zambia 2016 will host over 130 exhibitors from the agricultural supply chain. This is your premium opportunity to build new relationships and find suitable solutions for your farming needs. With over 40 hectares of exhibition space, including new and exciting feature areas such as the 4x4 Test Track, Centre Pivot display, Energy Park ...

  • Towards a new European agricultural and agri-food product promotion policy

    The European Commission today presented a draft reform of the information and promotion policy for European agricultural and food products. This new promotion policy, which benefits from a more substantial budget and will in the future be supported by a European executive agency, is intended to act as key for opening up new markets. With the slogan 'Enjoy, it´s from Europe', the policy aims ...


    By Europa Press Room

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