A three-day gathering of the organic food community, including food processors and distributors, farmers, retailers, researchers, educators, chefs and policy activists. A robust agenda of educational intensives, dynamic workshops, networking and a trade show will feature informed and inspiring information and the latest scientific findings. Experts Andrew Kimbrell, Jim Hightower and Stephen Jones, Ph.D, will deliver insightful and engaging keynotes. Organicology is the only gathering of its kind that provides an in-depth, educational and interactive appraisal of a sustainable food future across the organic sector, including the impact of climate change on agriculture, news and views on the Farm Bill currently before Congress and the '50 Year Farm Bill' being advocated by leaders in the sustainable agriculture community.
Latest FAR Module gives practical advice to reduce livestock emissions
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has announced the launch of its latest training module for the Feed Adviser Register (FAR). Module 3, Section 2 will highlight practical ways that feed advisers can help to reduce emissions on farms. It builds on information gained in FAR Module 3, Section 1. Inge Verwoerd, Technical Manager for Feed and FAR at AIC, said: “One of the main drivers behind the launch of the Feed Adviser Register in 2013 was the need to develop a channel to deliver information on...
Biolargo Hatches plan to help poultry industry make clean farms, healthy chickens, safer food and more profit
The poultry industry is big business, but also faces big challenges. Since 1992, chicken has outpaced beef in per capita sales in the U.S., and during 2016, wholesale poultry sales were $60 billion. Despite this progress, a barrier to continued growth in this sector is pathogen control and other poultry health challenges that have demonstrated their potential to impact sales negatively. Avian Flu (HPAI) outbreaks in the U.S. have impacted exports significantly, according to Nan-Dirk Mulder, senior global animal...
Innovative new virtual reality website goes live FarmFood360° now online
Canadians looking for the real story about their food can get it directly from the source online with virtual visits to farms and processing plants. Farm & Food Care is proud to present its latest national outreach initiative – FarmFood360°. Using 360 cameras and virtual reality technology, the new FarmFood360° website gives Canadians the chance to tour real, working farms and food processing plants, all without putting on boots. It’s the latest version of the highly successful Virtual...
Warm your engines – AfiFarm 5.2 is almost here!
Afimilk will soon unveil AfiFarm 5.2, a software version that will mark a new era in dairy farm management programs. Live dashboards for the herd manager in the office and the milking manager in the rotary parlor Most advanced touchscreen rotary parlor console New mobile applications for cow IDs and information, calving detection, and more. Visit us at World Ag Expo, Tulare USA, in February 2016 and be one of the first farmers in the world to get a live demo of AfiFarm 5.2 from Afimilk’s product...
Empower yourself with information from our free to attend Farmers Workshops.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family-Kofi Annan.Agritech Expo Tanzaniais offeringtake-home knowledgeand skills from thefree-to-attend interactive training workshops, in order for farmers of all scales to make informed decisions on new products and agri supplies by comparing them side by side in one location. Tailored Workshops 1. Commercial farmers workshop on26 January 2017Theme: Enabling advances in commercial farming - boosting...