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.
John Deere Operations Center Adds Mobile Apps and Mapping Functions
In an effort to enhance the functionality, ease-of-use and overall value of JohnDeere Operations Center to producers, JohnDeere announces a new software release for its cloud-based platform. These user-focused changes include more tools and features that enable producers to easily collect and access more farm information and collaborate with partners to gain insights, increase profits and direct their plans with more precision in the field. The latest software release for Operations Center, along with new mobile...
Farm trials support efficacy of ferric phosphate
On-farm field trials, carried out to raise awareness of pesticides in water, have highlighted the efficacy of ferric phosphate as a viable alternative to managing slug populations. Kelly Hewson-Fisher, catchment advisor at Anglian Water, began the trials in the Louth Canal area in Lincolnshire – an important drinking water source for the county - just over one year ago, and she has since been raising awareness of the trial results. “When I started with Anglian Water 18 months ago, there were no...
Aerojet Rocketdyne Solar Farm Receives Arkansas Environmental Excellence Award
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announced today that it has been chosen by the Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) as the recipient of the 2016 Diamond Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership. Each year, the AEF Diamond Award recognizes one company that demonstrates initiative and/or leadership in managing its environmental efforts. This year`s award recognizes the Aerojet Rocketdyne Solar Farm which now powers approximately 30 percent of...
We are exhibiting at Rundvee & Mechanisatie November 1-3, 2016
We are exhibiting at Rundvee & Mechanisatie Vakdagen (RMV) from November 1 to 3, 2016 in Hardenberg, the Netherlands. Find us here:Stand541on the stand of our dealer SIM Holland BV, www.simholland.nl. The Rundvee & Mechanisatie Vakdagen (RMV), together with their three regional trade fairs, form a strong knowledge and contact platform for the complete cattle farming, agricultural and subcontracting businesses. The place to get to know the latest agricultural machinery and products! We look forward to...
Counting carbon on the farm topic of symposium
Agriculture is in the middle of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission equation, as well as carbon storage. The soil is a potential sink for carbon though “carbon sequestration” in soils as well as agricultural biomass. The “Counting Carbon on the Farm: Science, System, and Support” symposium planned at theResilience Emerging from Scarcity and AbundanceASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ, will address this important topic. The symposium will be held Monday, November 7,...