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.
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...
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...