post-harvest industry News

  • Forest industries a priority in Europe

    The European Commission has adopted a 19-point plan to address the challenges facing forest-based industries, which are adapting to deal with increased global competition, climate change and energy and wood supply availability. Important competitiveness challenges cover innovation, access to non-EU markets and high energy and transport costs. Moreover, the access to and availability of new and ...

  • Global Seeds Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Seeds Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Self Propelled Cabbage Harvester

    We just started up our brand new 2 row self propelled cabbage harvester in Austria. The machine is equipped with both a bunker and a turnable elevator. It is now succesfully harvesting cabbage for industry. We are especially proud of the anti spin system, which has proven to be very effective. This system has been developed for 3 wheel machines, and ensures propulsion on all 3 wheels, ...


    By ASA-LIFT A/S

  • Post secondary environmental programs gain national accreditation

    Four Canadian institutions have earned national accreditation through the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission (CEAC) of the Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada. SAIT Polytechnic, University of Manitoba, Cegep de St. Felicien and Nova Scotia's Community College (NSCC) are now joining ranks with six other institutions who have met rigorous standards that aim to connect ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New ASA, CSSA, SSSA blog post on competes

    On May 28th, the House passed the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act, a bill originally passed in 1997. It was set to expire on September 30th. America COMPETES, or America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science is a monumental bill that provides appropriations for NASA, the ...

  • Targets Agreed for Greenhouse Emissions in Post-Kyoto Era

    VIENNA, Austria, August 31, 2007 (ENS) - Delegates to a United Nations climate conference from 158 nations have reached broad agreement on a range of targets for greenhouse gas emissions cuts in an effort to lower the risk of global warming. The target would apply after the current global framework for managing climate change, the Kyoto Protocol, expires in 2012. A group of industrialized ...

  • Davos: A green new deal for a post-crisis world

    This year's World Economic Forum has brought together world leaders to dicuss the ongoing economic crisis and shape the global post-crisis agenda, with a focus on economic reform and climate change. The meeting, which takes place in Davos (Switzerland) until 1 st February, brings together more than 2,500 people – a number unparalleled in the Forum's forty-year history – including 40 heads of ...

  • RWE posts first net loss in 60 years

    The difficult earnings situation in conventional electricity generation in Europe is clearly reflected in RWE AG’s financial results for fiscal 2013. For the first time since the Federal Republic of Germany was established, in other words, in more than 60 years, the Essen-based energy provider has posted a net loss amounting to –EUR 2.8 billion. This is attributable to impairment ...


    By RWE AG

  • Global Agricultural Equipment Industry - Market Environment, Industry Structure

    World demand to rise 6.7% annually through 2016 World demand for agricultural equipment is expected to increase 6.7 percent per year through 2016 to $173.5 billion. Growth will be driven primarily by sales gains in rapidly developing nations -- particularly China, Brazil, and India -- as these countries continue to mechanize their agricultural sectors. Population expansion and strong economic ...


  • International Institute for Extractive Industries is Hiring

    The soon to be formally launched Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development is seeking a new Director, Institute Development & Management. Announced last year by then International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino, the Institute is funded through a five-year start-up contribution from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD, formerly CIDA) and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Harvesting Energy, Stimulating Economic Growth

    Ernst Conservation Seeds to Present Innovate Energy Program at EBW Expo & Conference in Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh, PA.  Ernst Conservation Seeds, is involved in an innovative effort to create energy from biomass through high-energy switchgrass and other warm season grasses. Ernst Conservation Seeds, a three generation family business based in Meadville, PA, will present its new program ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • The burning issue of combine harvester fires

    Preventative and precautionary measures are essential in reducing the potential for combine harvester fires, according to a Grains Research and Development Corporation-funded investigation into the issue. A spate of harvester fires last season on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula triggered industry concerns and led to the GRDC seeking an independent investigation and report on harvester ...

  • Pesticide Policy Coalition Sets Priorities Post-Farm Bill

    The Pesticide Policy Coalition, made up of farm groups and industry stakeholders, met this week and agreed upon policy priorities for the year ahead. With the 2014 farm bill finally signed, attention can turn to other legislative and regulatory work. EPA has opened comment periods on both spray drift and worker protection proposed rules. The PPC will comment on both rules, as will the American ...

  • Quali-Pro Launches NEGATE(TM), a Synergistic Post-Emergent Herbicide

    Quali-Pro, a division of Control Solutions Inc., today announced the launch of NEGATETM 37WG herbicide. NEGATE’s synergistic formulation allows turf managers to control more than 35 grasses and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass. NEGATE inhibits the growth enzyme acetolactate synthase (ALS), providing fast and complete post-emergent control. NEGATE also allows superintendents the ...


  • White house blog post on the president`s `better buildings initiative`

    In case you missed it, below is a summary on the White House blog of President Obama's major announcement yesterday on building efficiency. The "Better Buildings" initiative aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in commercial energy efficiency by 2020, reduce companies' and business owners' energy bills by about $40 billion per year, and save energy by reforming outdated incentives and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The post-election regulation landscape, chaos in Fresno and more on EHS This Week

    On this week's edition of EHS This Week we've got the week's top stories in environment, health and safety news: What the U.S. regulatory landscape might look like over the next four years. Progress in reducing incidents in the meat industry. Worker violence in Fresno and more. Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments at ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Global farmed salmon industry launches sustainability initiative

    CEOs of the global farmed salmon industry have launched a major industry-led sustainability initiative. The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) unites 15 global farmed salmon producers committed to greater industry cooperation and transparency, in order to achieve significant and continuous progress in industry sustainability. The initiative aims to make significant strides in providing a sustainable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ReportsnReports - China Agricultural Machinery Industry Report, 2009

    China Agricultural Machinery Industry Report, 2009  At the end of 2008, China’s agricultural mechanization level of tillage, planting and harvesting was up to 50.8%. Mechanization of key crops production has developed rapidly; meanwhile, agricultural machinery gears ...


  • Ameba Awareness Foundation Posts New Naegleria fowleri Video

    On August 29th, 2010, Kyle Gracin Lewis passed away due to Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).  It was caused by a waterborne amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri.  Up until his infection, Kyle was a beautiful, healthy seven year old boy who loved life…swimming, baseball, camping, and riding his dirt bike.   Kyle was infected with the Naegleria fowleri ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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