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  • Micronora 201B: International Microtechnology Fair

    The trade fair affords a wide variety in the field of microtechnology for different industries such as medical engineering, aviation, automotive and telecommunications. Diehl Metal Applications with its various locations in France (Besançon & Siaugues) and Germany takes this opportunity to present its competences in the fields of raw material, plating, stamping, overmolding and press ...


    By Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG

  • ASA CEO Talks TPP on RFD-TV Panel Thursday Night

    American Soybean Association (ASA) CEO Steve Censky is participating in a discussion on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), along with other top agriculture leaders Thursday at 9 p.m. CST on RFD-TV. The panel will explore what TPP is, why it is beneficial to farmers and ...

  • African Trade Team Learns About U.S. Soy During Indiana Farm Visit, Conference

    Last week, an American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) Africa trade team participated in a farm visit organized by the Indiana Soybean Alliance at the conclusion of a busy week at the Global Trade Exchange in Indianapolis. The trade team traveled to Dakar, Senegal the following day, to attend the ASA/WISHH organized Africa-USA Trade, Food ...

  • Application Deadline for Conservation Legacy Awards Extended to Sept. 15, 2016

    Don’t miss the opportunity to share the story of conservation on your farm. Submit your application for a Conservation Legacy Award, and you could also win a trip to the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The deadline to submit an application has just been extended until Sept. 15, 2016. The Conservation Legacy Awards program showcases farm management practices of U.S. ...

  • Soy Growers Talk Trade, GMOs and More at Farm Progress

    American Soybean Association (ASA) leaders fielded nearly 30 interviews with different media outlets last week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. In addition to media interviews, both ASA President and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins, along with ASA Vice President and Illinois farmer Ron Moore, spoke on Agri-Pulse panels hosted at the Case IH booth and AgriTalk’s live broadcast from ...

  • American Soybean Association Seeks Candidates for Soy Scholarship

    The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to give a scholarship to a high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture. The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or university in the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship is managed by ASA and made possible through a grant ...

  • Center for agricultural and shale law posts shale gas weekly review

    The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Shale Gas Weekly Review  is now available. Topics covered include: PA county passes resolution to discontinue oil and gas production, Dept. of Justice refuses to approve Dakota Access Pipeline, CA judge rules against the BLM’s approval of drilling plan, Oklahoma largest earthquake ...

  • Sentera Inks North American Distribution Agreement with Dynamic UAV Solutions

    Sentera, Dynamic UAV Solutions have signed an exclusive distribution agreement. Dynamic UAV Solutions North America, LLC, is a new distributor in the commercial UAV space for the mapping, construction, survey, and agricultural, inspection, mining, public safety, and landfill industries. “This is a big week for Sentera and Dynamic UAV Solutions! It is imperative that ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • NCC Cites Need for Broad Examination of Global Fiber Markets

    National Cotton Council President/CEO Dr. Gary Adams says, “The U.S. decision to pursue a challenge against Chinese agricultural subsidies for grain crops reflects a growing desire in the United States and abroad to address more effectively the range of policies in major developing countries that affect agricultural markets.” He further noted that through the semi-annual dedicated ...

  • Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

    The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available. Topics covered include: California removes overtime exemption for agricultural workers; U.S. brings WTO action against China for excessive support of rice, wheat, and corn; Court rules EPA violated FOIA; States to receive $21.8 million for FSMA implementation; ...

  • ASA/WISHH Sends Global Soy Nutrition Expert to Guatemalan Nutrition Conference

    Last month the American Soybean Association (ASA’s) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) sent internationally recognized soy health expert Mark Messina, PhD, to speak at the VIII Annual Nutrition Congress for the Association of Nutritionists of Guatemala. Messina’s presentation, supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Access Program (MAP) ...

  • Boeing Unveils its Contender for the USAF T-X Trainer Requirement

    The aircraft, registration N381TX (c/n 0001), which is officially registered with the FAA as a Model BTX-1, is a clean-sheet design developed in conjunction with Saab of Sweden. A second aircraft, N382TX (c/n 0002), is also in final assembly. FAA registrations have also been allocated for a further five:- N791TX (c/n 00003), N792TX (c/n 00004), N793TX (c/n 00005), N794TX (c/n 00006) ans N795TX ...


    By Key Technology

  • Knorr-Bremse Enters Telematics Market with Microlise Deal

    The world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for commercial vehicles, Knorr-Bremse, is to enter into a partnership with UK based telematics provider Microlise in a move that will see a range of transport management products launched across Europe. The agreement between the two companies, announced at Automechanika 2016 in Frankfurt, will result in the launch of Knorr-Bremse ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Class action suit alleges price fixing by major poultry suppliers

    On the heels of a lawsuit filed earlier this month by a New York-based foodservice distribution company accusing 14 poultry processors of manipulating supplies to maintain high prices, lawyers at Hagens Berman filed a class action lawsuit in northern Illinois this week accusing U.S. chicken processors of “killing chickens and destroying ...

  • Canada joins in on World School Milk Day

    September 28 marks World School Milk Day as designated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This global celebration is in its 17th year and will be celebrated across the world including in the US, Malaysia, and Canada. To celebrate World School Milk Day, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) would like to highlight the contribution that school milk programs have made to ...

  • Agrium and PotashCorp to Combine in Merger of Equals to Create a World-Class Integrated Global Supplier of Crop Inputs

    Largest Crop Nutrient Company in the World and 3rd Largest Natural Resource Company in Canada Pre-eminent, Low-Cost Producer of Potash and High-Quality Nitrogen and Phosphate, Integrated with Leading Global Retail Distribution Platform New Company Better Positioned to Serve Customers and Farmers with Low-Cost, High-Value Products ...


    By PotashCorp

  • Leaf Pickup: Don’t Blow It! (Blowers vs. Vacuums)

    When it comes to giving up the rake and moving on to more efficient leaf gathering equipment, many people think they have solved the problem when they bring home a nice new leaf blower. It’s understandable, because the investment in a leaf blower is relatively small and the improvement over the rake—at least to start with—seems immense. And there is no denying the ...


    By DR Power Equipment

  • NCBA and PLC Accepting Applications for Spring Internships

    The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s government ...

  • Mow and munch!

    Soon our lawns will be coverend in not just grass, but also leaves! You can multi-task by “munching” your leaves as you mow. Just mow over them, chopping them into small bits, and let them stay on the grass. These shredded leaves will help to control weeds and provide your soil with winter nutrients that lead to a beautiful lawn next spring. And don’t worry about seeing brown on ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Pipeliners Association of Houston Fall Golf Tournament 2016

    PEC Safety will be sponsoring a tent again this year at the 2016 Pipeliners Association of Houston Fall Golf Tournament, this Monday, September 27th! Make sure you stop by our tent for refreshments and to learn about the exciting new things we have going on. Have you heard that we have developed a four hour training course for Texsa811 which provides a basic understanding of pipeline safety ...


    By PEC Safety

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