Viticulture News

  • Sprayers Fede supports winegrowers with special discounts on sprayers

    Sprayers Fede shows its commitment to winegrowers by activating a special program of discounts and offers in order to facilitate their economic recovery after the health crisis of COVID-19. This campaign aimed at wineries and grape producers is motivated by the sharp drop in sales that the sector experienced during the state of alarm due to the closure of bars and restaurants. ...


    By Pulverizadores Fede SL

  • An autonomous robot that eliminates downy and powdery mildew overnight

    Robot Thorvald has passed its final tests on Chardonnay with flying colours. This spring, it went through the rows of vines and projected its ultraviolet rays on the leaves to eliminate powdery and downy mildew completely autonomously. To successfully suppress the fungal diseases, it had to work by night. “What makes it possible for us to use UV to control these plant pathogens is we ...


    By Saga Robotics

  • New High Density for Large Fruit Plantations

    The High Density is a sprayer designed to carry out localized treatments, transferring the usual proximity of vineyard applications to other crops such as apple trees, pear trees and other fruit trees in the “trellis” plantation model, and also in the super-intensive olive and almond crops, among others. This sprayer allows efficient and precise spraying, which saves approximately 40% ...


    By Pulverizadores Fede SL

  • Railway Sleepers, Reinforced Concrete Or Vineyard Poles: Now Recovering Means Monetizing

    There are materials some operators consider “difficult” to dispose of; these materials often pile up for years and take up space. Old light poles, columns, and concrete pipes, railway sleepers, vineyard poles with spring steel: these objects seem to be more complicated and expensive to recycle than others. Construction sites that adopted MB Crusher units found an easy and ...


    By MB Crusher

  • IEG - inaugurated today at Rimini Expo Centre ´beer&food attraction´: The supply chain of out-of-home experiences represented in its entirety

    Until Tuesday 18th February, the Italian Exhibition Group show that brings together the most complete national and international range of beer, beverages, food and OUT-OF-HOME trends. BBTech Expo and Italgrob´s International Horeca Meeting also take off https://en.beerandfoodattraction.it Not just food and beverage, but also consumption experiences. This is what distinguishes Italian ...

  • Mechanization, farms fall back on used machinery

    The national tractor market in 2019 stalled at 18,579 units, while sales of used machines soared to 39,800. Brand new vehicles grew by 0.7% in the year compared to a 5.3% increase for second-hand ones. The drop in agricultural incomes (which fell by 2.6% in 2019) reduces the investment capacity of businesses, fuelling a fallback market that worsens the quality and environmental impact of ...

  • BioSafe Systems releases new insecticide

    BioSafe Systems is excited to announce the release of BT NOW®, a water-based, liquid biological insecticide labeled to control various lepidoptera pests in a wide variety of crops. Its formula consists of bacillus thuringiensis ssp. kurstaki (Btk) strain EVB-113-19, a new variation of the Btk bacterium that targets the lepidoptera insect while remaining easy on many beneficials and ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • 3rd Visca general assembly and 3rd Stakeholders workshop

    The 3rd General Assembly of VISCA project, led by METEOSIM, will take place on 9th and 10th December 2019 in Barcelona. VISCA team members will meet in Barcelona to discuss about the last progresses of the VISCA project, while planning the coming challenges of the project for 2020. Also, the 3rd VISCA Stakeholders workshop will take place on 11th December 2019 in Barcelona. The event will ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Irritec at Indagra 2019

    Irritec will be at Indagra 2019, that will take place in Bucarest, Romania, from October 30th to November 3rd, 2019. The biggest and important agricultural event in Romania, Indagra is organized by Romexpo with the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Romania. The international trade fair of equipment and products in agriculture, horticulture, viticulture and animal husbandry takes place within ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • New Kink Resistant Brewery Hose Now Available from BrewSavor by NewAge Industries

    The BrewSavor line of products from tubing and hose manufacturer NewAge Industries now includes kink resistant, stainless steel wire reinforced hose. It joins BrewSavor’s crush resistant monofilament reinforced hose as another option for the demanding fluid flow applications in craft breweries and other food and beverage facilities. This choice of hose allows brewers to select the best ...


    By NewAge Industries Inc.

  • History and distribution of nuts

    The violent growth of the family Juglandaceae dates back to the Palaeogene period. This fact shows the greatness and uncommonness of this plant. On the territory of Southwest France archaeologists have found petrified shells of nuts that were roasted during the Neolithic period, about eight thousand years ago. The most impressive sort of nuts is walnut, the appearance of which is written below. ...


    By Nutexim

  • PerCarb now approved in California

    As of July 25, 2019, BioSafe Systems’ PerCarb has been approved for use in the state of California by the Department of Pesticide Regulation. PerCarb is an EPA-registered, 0-hour REI, broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide designed to treat and control plant pathogens that cause major foliar diseases on field-grown crops, tree crops, vine crops, berries, small fruits, vegetable crops and ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • ProWine Asia 2019 (Hong Kong) enters a dynamic phase of visitor and exhibitor increase

    Reinforce its brand image as a trade-focus event for Asia Pacific region A strong participation of national and regional groups and trade associations High quality trade visitor participation continues to increase High-class on-site events ProWine Asia - the international trade fair for wines and spirits - returned to Hong Kong on 7 - 10th May 2019 after a greatly successful inaugural ...

  • Flottweg Partners with German Wine Festival in Warsaw

    April 11, 2019 saw the celebration of the German Wine Festival in the heart of Warsaw. The event took place for the eleventh time. Over 32 exhibitors took part in the German Wine Festival, including wine producers and importers. This year, Flottweg was one of the main sponsors of the event. At around 3.8 million hectoliters per year, Germany is one of the world's top 10 wine exporters. German ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • The Top 5 Most Expensive Steaks in the World

    Given that prices are in some parts of the world are actually below the cost of production, we at Herdsy thought that we would brighten your day and show you, what prices the top steaks in the world are making chips will definitely be extra. So, break out the BBQ and grab a beer and enjoy. Though as a beef farmer, it may want to make you pack your bags for Japan! A5 Kobe Strip Steak €350 ...


    By Herdsy Ltd

  • Table grape growers using inventiveness to fight fruit fly

    A TABLE GRAPE grower from Sunraysia has built a new rig that applies bait spray for fruit fly in an innovative attempt to reduce pest management costs on his farm. Peter Argiro and his family run a 100-hectare vineyard in Merbein, Victoria. He said foliar spraying each vine from the tractor was a timely and costly process, therefore he designed the new rig out of a necessity to find a faster ...

  • When life throws you grapes, make wine

    With increased pressure to feed a growing global population, farming families have embraced modern science and technology to maximise output at whatever cost. So when John and Wilma Huisman took over the family farm in Balkbrug, in the eastern province of Overjissel, Netherlands in 1993, they chose a different approach. The couple embraced organic farming methods, valuing quality over quantity. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Italian Exhibition Group: A five-year agreement inked with Montichiari´S Garda exhibition centre

    Five more years of Golositalia in Montichiari. Garda Exhibition Centre SpA and Italian Exhibition Group SpA have signed a five-year agreement that keeps the international exhibition that IEG dedicates to Northwest Italian food service professionals at the Brescia expo centre. The agreement was signed by the president of Garda Exhibition Centre SpA, Germano Giancarli, and Ugo Ravanelli, CEO of ...

  • The 2017/18 Hort Stats Handbook released

    THE MOST comprehensive and contemporary data available on all sectors of the Australian horticulture industry is now available through the release of the 2017/18 Horticulture Statistics Handbook. Released by Hort Innovation, the Handbook features information drawn from several supply chain and trade sources and it includes data on more than 70 horticultural products including fruit, nuts, ...

  • Agrilevante and Agrimach, two

    Presented in Paris the two exhibitions dedicated to agricultural machinery that FederUnacoma organizes during the year. The Bari exhibition should register further growth, thanks also to the introduction of a livestock section. The exhibition in New Delhi takes place in the context of an impressive growth in Indian mechanization, which in 2018 reached 800,000 tractors sold on the national market. ...

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