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  • Delivery ILF S1500 to Social Cooperative Giotto

    Social Cooperative Giotto, through an articulated process of growth started in the ‘80s, is one of the most important companies that deals with green maintenance in Veneto, serving public administrations, hospitals, cities, districts, municipal companies, land improvement consortia, but also privately owned companies. To better fulfil these services, in 2016, the cooperative Giotto has ...


    By Energreen s.r.l.

  • PotashCorp Supports School Nutrition Programs for Sixth Year Running

    Saskatoon’s school divisions are celebrating their partnership with PotashCorp, which has seen the company contribute more than $2 million to school nutrition programs since 2011. Students from both school divisions enjoyed a picnic-style snack this morning at Caroline Robins School after PotashCorp announced a $280,000 donation for this school year. “It’s critical that school ...


    By PotashCorp

  • Dry Type Fish Feed Extruder Exported to Uganda

    Fish farms develop rapidly in Uganda. Statistics show that an increasing number of fishermen began to produce their own fish feed. Fisheries contribute 20% of the total agricultural output and 5% to Gross Domestic Product. The Uganda Government has prioritized increasing the quantity of fish produced by 300,000 tonnes (wild caught and fish farm produce) in the next few years, and is aiming at ...


    By Fanway Fish Feed Machinery

  • John Deere introduces two new tillage tools: 2230 Field Cultivator & 2330 Mulch Finisher

    To help producers prepare a more agronomically sound seedbed ahead of the planter in often short time windows, John Deere introduces two new tillage tools. These next-generation secondary tillage implements are designed from "below the ground up" to work faster and smarter, making customers more productive while effectively handling tough soil conditions and high levels of crop residue at speeds ...


    By John Deere

  • GRAINTEC has released Managing Director Niels Pedersen

    As per November 28, 2016, GRAINTEC has released Managing Director Niels Pedersen from his position at Graintec A/S and the subsidiaries in Chile, China and USA. A new managing director is expected to take office during the first half of 2017. Until then the job as managing director will be handled jointly by Manager for Technology & Business Development, Benny Simonsen, and Chief Financial ...


    By Graintec A/S

  • Join Repete at IPPE 2017

    Visit Repete in Booth B7837 during the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event. Repete reps will be on hand to provide information on the latest advancements in the FLX (“Flex”) Automation Platform – the industry’s only “Lights Out” technology — and our new ...


    By Repete Corporation

  • Opening of Monsanto High Tech Greenhouse

    Today marked the official opening of Monsanto’s 36 new greenhouses at its Chesterfield Research Center in St. Louis, USA. CEO, Hugh Grant, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of this important new facility. The new high tech greenhouses represent part of a $400 million expansion announced in 2013 and is scheduled to be completed in June 2017. The expansion consists of 13 ...


    By Argus Control Systems Ltd.

  • Oil ends year with highest gains since 2009

    Oil prices ended 2016 attaining their highest annual gain in almost a decade after member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut production to reduce the supply glut that has sunk prices over two years. Brent crude oil rose 52 percent this year, while West Texas Intermediate crude rose 45 percent, the largest annual gains since 2009, when the benchmarks ...

  • Livestock Industry lays out federal lands priorities for trump administration

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

  • Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida regional meeting

    On December 2, Flowtronex was a sponsor of the Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida Regional Meeting. The one day conference was attended by over 100 industry professionals with two separate educational panel discussions – one for irrigation consultants and the second for golf course architects. The event was a huge success for networking with current and ...

  • HydroTurf International installation at Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE

    HydroTurf International completed installation of a new Flowtronex pump station for the Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE. The pump station provides 5280 GPM @ 132 PSI using 6 x 125 HP Goulds Water Technology vertical turbine pumps. The pump station incorporates aluminum support skids for the stainless steel piping and stainless steel filters. The motor control center was built to meet DEWA ...

  • Sharrocks receive the prestigious Wessex Pro-Line Dealer Excellence Award

    Sharrocks receive the prestigious ’Wessex Pro-Line Dealer Excellence Award 2016’ for outstanding commitment and excellent levels of customer service. ...


    By Wessex International

  • GM chickens: a solution for bird flu?

    Genetically modified (GM) chickens could help stop transmission of bird flu, which first emerged in 1996 in China and has since killed or caused the culling of millions of chickens worldwide. Since making a jump to humans in 1997, bird flu has also killed over 300 people. It remains one of the diseases with a potential to cause a pandemic and is a major drawback for the poultry industry, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • What`s next for Helen Greatrex?

    Having left a full-time position at GCAP in February this year, Helen Greatrex now works as a post-doctoral researcher for the University of Columbia, New York. Helen still works as an associate for GCAP and will be lecturing for the Adaptation Academy in August. Over the last 3 years, GCAP has built a large workforce community that incorporates many partners and associates and is not limited to ...

  • Farmers asked to lead the way to protect environment

    Farmers will be asked to come up with innovative ways of preserving the environmental benefits of set-aside, Environment Secretary Hilary Benn announced today. Speaking at the NFU Conference in Birmingham, Mr Benn said that he was prepared to consider a voluntary approach alongside a combined mandatory and incentive based option when making a final decision on a scheme to replace set-aside, which ...

  • Role of environment in tackling poverty in focus at discussion on post-2015 global development priorities

    Current efforts to develop what is known as the 'post-2015 development agenda' include almost 100 national consultations in UN member states, as well as 11 thematic consultations on issues such as food security, access to water, and poverty reduction. As the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals approaches, discussions are underway on how best to advance the global ...

  • PepsiCo Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Support All-China Women`s Federation

    The PepsiCo Foundation today announced a $5 million grant to support the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) in its efforts to provide access to clean water in rural areas of China.  The grant – which will be awarded over a three-year period and administered by Give2Asia, a U.S.-based non-profit organization founded by the Asia Foundation – will help fund the efforts ...


    By PepsiCo, Inc.

  • Sharks Caught in the Jaws of Tuna Fisheries

    Governments will soon have a chance to help conserve populations of oceanic whitetip sharks, which have declined so much in the eastern Pacific that catch numbers have been reduced to almost zero. Tuna fisheries are primarily responsible for the drastic decrease in population of one of the most prolific and widespread shark species, the oceanic whitetip (Carcharhinus longimanus). ...

  • EPA raises awareness on skin cancer prevention with “Don’t Fry Day” campaign agency urges everyone to be smart in the sun

    As millions of families prepare to enjoy the great outdoors over the Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminds everyone to bring their hats, sunglasses and sunscreen, and seek shade. EPA has teamed up with the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to promote sun safety on May 28 – “Don’t Fry Day.” The number one preventable risk ...

  • Composter Bioganix split in half as assets sold

    Two composting sites belonging to failed composter Bioganix have been snapped up by rivals in an assets sell off. New Earth Solutions has bought the in-vessel composting plant in Gloucestershire, while Countrystyle has taken over the IVC facility in Suffolk. Bioganix was forced to sell the sites in a pre-pack arrangement with administrators to avoid insolvency. In a statement it said: “The ...

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