pre-pruner News

  • Join our pre- and post conference transfer tours

    An exclusive opportunity to visit a selection of bioenergy facilities The pre-conference transfer tour on Monday 28 May is a very convenient, cost- and time-effective travel option from airports in Stockholm and Copenhagen to Jönköping, Elmia. Post conference transfer tours take you back to the airport Friday 1 June. ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Cattle on Feed Lower Than Pre-Report Estimates

    On August 1, there were 10.6 million head of cattle on feed, up 4 percent from the previous year.  The rate of cattle placed onto feed   has slowed noticeably, coming in only 3 percent up from 2016. August is the first month in 2017 without double digit placements since February, as February’s numbers dropped 1 percent without the extra calendar day of the 2016 leap year. In ...

  • Algae.Tec Signs MOUs for China and Australia Pre-Listing

    PERTH, Western Australia and ATLANTA - Algae.Tec Limited (ACN 124 544 190), which has secured the exclusive global rights to a pioneering highly-efficient algae growth and harvesting system (the McConchie-Stroud System) that produces algal products (such as algal oil and biomass) that can be used to generate ...


    By Algae.Tec Ltd.

  • Entergy receives award for multi-state effort to improve Pre-K education

    Entergy Corporation today received the annual Advocacy Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Edison Electric Institute for its continuing efforts to expand access to quality pre-kindergarten education programs in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. In announcing the honor Thursday, EEI President Thomas Kuhn praised Entergy for the company's commitment to the communities it ...

  • USPOULTRY Accepting Research Pre-Proposals Investigating the Influence of Transportation Conditions on Poultry

    The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals regarding research investigating the influence of transportation conditions on poultry. The objective of the research is to address two main issues, measuring the thermal well-being for poultry during transport and addressing how the conditions of transport affect these objective measures of thermal well-being. For more ...

  • AgroFresh introduces LandSpring technology, an innovative pre-planting application that reduces transplant shock in tomatoes and peppers

    AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, has introduced its new LandSpring product, a 1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) technology for use on transplanted vegetable seedlings.  LandSpring, currently registered for use on tomato and pepper crops, reduces transplant shock resulting in lower seedling mortality and faster crop establishment, which ...


    By AgroFresh

  • Despite drop from 2009 peak, agricultural land grabs still remain above pre-2005 levels

    An estimated 70.2 million hectares of agricultural land worldwide have been sold or leased to private and public investors since 2000, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. The bulk of these acquisitions, which are called “land grabs” by some observers, took place between 2008 ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Sustainable brands `10 announces innovation open finalists and debuts associate membership for early and pre-startup sustainability companies

    Sustainable Life Media announced the top 11 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SB’IO) finalists who will be given a VIP pass to the full week of Sustainable Brands 2010, along with the opportunity to pitch to the Innovation Open judges ...

  • Dynaflow receives NSF phase I SBIR award

    Dynaflow, Inc. received an SBIR Phase I from the National Science Foundation for "Extraction of Lipids from Algal and Collection by Foam ". Under this project we will develop a method for lysing algae and recovering the oil without pre-concentrating or ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Research and Commercialization Unite at the New Vineland Greenhouse Technology Centre

    The new, pre-scale commercial greenhouse facility at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, ON, will help accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies and products coming out of research.  Located in Canada’s Niagara region, the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is dedicated to horticultural science and innovation. The 100-year-old research ...

  • Clarke Energy `Big Hitter` - Insider Top 500

    Clarke Energy has been named as a big hitter in Insider Media’s Top 500 North West England companies. The annual report published by Insider Media gives an annual count down ‘is compiled by ranking the top 1,000 companies in the region by turnover and then by pre-tax profit’. The list is published in full in January’s edition of the North West Business ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Althon launch 2nd edition USB stick

    Althon are pleased to announce the launch of their 2nd Edition USB Stick. Our USB Stick comes pre-loaded with all of our standard product drawings in CAD and PDF format as well as our product brochures. The latest incarnation of this popular specification tool also doubles up as a handy bottle opener. It is ideal for use at offices parties or when toasting the completion of another ...


    By Althon Limited

  • Maine conservation innovation grants

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/03/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • USDA-NRCS New York conservation innovation grant

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/03/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • Changes to TB cattle movement controls

    This measure builds on changes made in 2012 and 2013 to TB cattle controls and is consistent with the “Strategy for Achieving ‘Officially Bovine Tuberculosis-Free’ Status for England”. The aim of the Strategy, published on 3rd April 2014, is to achieve Official bovine TB Free (OTF) Status for England within 25 years, whilst maintaining a sustainable livestock industry. ...

  • Wildcat TR521 from Vermeer enhanced for more power and easier operation

    Vermeer introduced a newly enhanced trommel screen that puts more control in the hands of the operator and more power to produce a quality end product. The TR521 trommel screen is now available with a Cummins 110-horsepower (82.1 kW) Tier 4i/Stage IIIB engine, increasing power by 10 percent. The TR521 has  additional features designed to process mulch, ...


    By Vermeer

  • VICTAM International 2015

    From the 9th till 11th June, Aerox will be at VICTAM International 2015 in Cologne. To pre-register for your free-of charge entry badge for the exhibitions click here. Please feel free to visit our stand with all your questions, or just take a look around our stand. We ...


    By Aerox B.V.

  • Falling Fuel and Fertiliser Prices – Bulk Buying Brings Additional Savings

    As fuel and fertiliser prices ease somewhat, not everyone working in this sector benefited. Agricultural co-operatives are one such sector that suffered falls in turnover as a result, despite enjoying a record number of invoices. This was the case for Fram Farmers, as reported in East Anglian Daily Times. However, independent farmers and buying groups are sure to receive the falls positively and ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • SCAN technology used to address biomass collection and impacts

    SCAN technology is helping to address new questions relative to large scale biomass collection efforts and the impact on soil and water resources. On July 16th, 2004, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Announce the FY2004 Joint Solicitation Awards for $25 million in research funding to 22 biomass projects. Over 400 pre-applications were received in response to ...

  • Why seedlings always grow towards the light

    Scientists from the Carnegie Institution at Stanford University and Wageningen University, part of Wageningen UR, have discovered how cells in the stems of seedlings use blue light to grow towards the light. During earlier research it was discovered that the cells in the seedling stems responded to blue light used in the microscope. The scientists have now discovered how the blue light causes ...

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