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  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • BioSafe Systems Introduces PVent® Biological Fungicide

    BioSafe Systems announces the release of PVent® Biological Fungicide. An enhancement in microbial fungicide technology, PVent provides growers with an easy-to-use, versatile IPM tool. This innovative development was spearheaded through a strategic partnership between two family-owned businesses: BioSafe Systems and Lallemand Plant Care. Due to its active ingredient, a 93% Gliocladium ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • New table grape varieties on the way

    New Canadian fresh grape varieties will expand growers’ offerings and fill up shelf space with flavour profiles that meet market demand. The Consumer Insights team at Vineland is working to ensure the new varieties are exactly what consumers are looking for. In partnership with the Ontario Fresh Grape Growers, Vineland hosted a grower/ retailer open house to showcase new scouted ...

  • 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us January 24-25 at the 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #144. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment,  knowledgeable experts that will partner with you to create solutions for the challenges you are facing, and our ...

  • Simulating the effect of climate change on agriculture

    Increased atmospheric CO2 levels and climate change are believed to contribute to extreme weather conditions, which is a major concern for many. And beyond extreme events, global warming is also predicted to affect agriculture.1,2 ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Irritec at Indagra Exhibition 2017

    Irritec will participate to the Indagra exhibition 2017, that will take place from October 25th to 29th at Romexpo Center in Bucharest, in Romania. Indagra is an established international exhibition for agriculture, food industry, viticulture, animal husbandry and gardening equipement and products. Irritec will show drip irrigation systems and new irrigation technologies, but also ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Simulating Agricultural Climate Change Scenarios using Controlled Growth Chambers

    Extreme weather, believed to result from climate change and increased atmospheric CO2 levels, is a concern for many. And beyond extreme events, global warming is also expected to impact agriculture.1,2   Although it is expected that climate change will significantly affect agriculture and cause decreases in crop yields, the full effects of climate change ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • VISCA “Vineyards´ Integrated Smart Climate Application”

    Climate change is threatening different varieties of agriculture species; the wine-grapes are especially sensitive to subtle differences in micro-climate impacts causing changes in the crops (i.e. decrease of the grape quality and quantity, changes in alcohol, acid, sugar, etc.) which directly affects the European wine industry. VISCA (“Vineyards´ Integrated Smart Climate ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Carbon Dioxide Levels and Safety Considerations in Winemaking

    Although, at first sight, winemaking might appear to be one of the most idyllic of occupations, it is an industry with its own serious safety concerns. The fermentation process that produces the highly desirable end product, whether it be a serious earthy, rich, Cabernet Sauvignon or a sweet, slightly decadent, Moscato, also produces a lot of carbon dioxide. In the realm of 40 times the volume of ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Great success of Pieralisi Group at Enomaq 2017

    The city of Zaragoza has been the stage for another success signed Pieralisi. During the fair, Pieralisi booth has been one of the most visited stands, with an attendance percentage of 7.5% more than last year. Professionals, representatives and onlookers have seen the state-of-the-art machinery and particularly Pieralisi integrated system (SIP) displayed at the booth. This latter has aroused a ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Pieralisi Group protagonist at the first Dica Day

    On 11th November, 2016 Pieralisi Group has taken part to the DICA Day held in Toledo, for the spread of the innovation in the agricultural cooperative sector. During this event, Pieralisi Intergral System was presented. This system is a real innovation for the wineries which allows the instant and continuous ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • “VISCA”: Climate resilience in the wine sector

    Meteosim will lead the consortium of this R&D project that has been recently granted by the EU Climate change is threatening wine-grapes (i.e. decrease of the grape quality and quantity, changes in alcohol, acid, sugar, etc.), directly affecting the European wine industry. VISCA (“Vineyards´ Integrated Smart Climate Application”) is a Climate Service (CS) and Decision ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Best Avian Control Applications for Dairy Barn Operators

    Dairy barns can easily become infested with birds during the colder months. This pest bird infestation can lead to shortages in livestock feed, damage to barn structures and even help problems for humans and animals alike. Make sure your dairy barn stays bird free with Avian Enterprises. Our product, Avian Control, solves your bird problems for good. What is the Best Way to Apply Avian ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • International Oenological Exhibition and Trade Show in France

    This year Lumex Instruments participated again in VINITECH, one of the biggest and most important oenological exhibitions in the world, that was held in Bordeaux from November, 29th to December, 1st. We demonstrated our Capel CE ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Visit Us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium: Visit Us Booth #2221 Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #2221. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment, ...

  • EIMA International 2016 – Double award for SPEZIA-TECNOVICT

    The “Schiumone” (Big Foam) is a patented solution for weed control wich won the New Techniques Award and the Blue Award at EIMA in Bologna. It is an ecological thermal weed-killing machine for vineyards and tree crops in general, able to produce hot foam and distribute it a targeted way under the rows of the trees. When the temperature of the vegetable ...


    By Spezia srl

  • Ecological thermal weed-killing system with hot foam

    The “Schiumone”  (Big Foam)  is an  ecological thermal weed-killing machine for vineyards and tree crops in general, able to produce hot foam and distribute it a targeted way under the rows of the trees. When the temperature of the vegetable fiber exceeds 60° occurs the collapse of the proteins and within a few days the drying of the same. Since the foam has an ...


    By Spezia srl

  • UF/IFAS scientists find top 10 muscadine grape varieties for health, taste, smell

    You may eventually tempt your palette with more muscadine grape varieties, and they’ll be good for you, with new findings from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers. Muscadine grapes are known for their health benefits and other nutritive values – even for potential preventive measures against cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The fruits are ...

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