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FrieslandCampina calls on member dairy farmers’ awareness regarding their phosphate rights
FrieslandCampina calls on member dairy farmers’ awareness regarding their phosphate rights
10/18/2017 9:20:04 AM
In a letter to their member dairy farmers, FrieslandCampina’s Board addresses the way of working and consequences of the Dutch national phosphate rights system.
Thai Union Introduces New Management Structure in Europe
Thai Union Introduces New Management Structure in Europe
10/18/2017 9:14:25 AM
Thai Union today announced that Elisabeth Fleuriot is retiring from her role as CEO of Thai Union Europe to pursue other external opportunities. Commenting on the announcement, Thiraphong Chansiri, CEO of Thai Union, said: “Elisabeth has been a strong and highly valued leader of our business in Europe.
Future Temperature and Soil Moisture May Alter Location of Agricultural Regions
Future Temperature and Soil Moisture May Alter Location of Agricultural Regions
10/18/2017 3:59:12 AM
Future high temperature extremes and soil moisture conditions may cause some regions to become more suitable for rainfed, or non-irrigated, agriculture, while causing other areas to lose suitable farmland, according to a new U.S.
Great coffee - great yield
Great coffee - great yield
10/16/2017 12:59:51 PM
As more and more people fall in love with the sensory experience of drinking coffee, demand for coffee beans is booming. This puts pressure on the earth’s resources and raises an important question: how can coffee farmers boost production without compromising on quality or destroying tropical forests? The answer is simple: fertilizer.
Borealis and Borealis L.A.T endorse Global Fertilizer Day
Borealis and Borealis L.A.T endorse Global Fertilizer Day
10/16/2017 12:33:13 PM
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers and its fully owned subsidiary Borealis L.A.T, a leading fertilizer wholesaler in Europe, are supporting the annual Global Fertilizer Day, which marks the anniversary of Fritz Haber’s and Carl Bosch’s patent on the "synthesis of ammonia", discovered in 1908.
Danish Crown boosts sales in Southeast Asia
Danish Crown boosts sales in Southeast Asia
10/11/2017 1:07:11 PM
Via its ESS-FOOD subsidiary, the Danish Crown Group helped open up meat exports from Denmark and Europe to the countries in Southeast Asia. Meat consumption in the region has now reached a level that makes it interesting for the Danish Crown Group to have its own sales offices in several countries.
Cargill introduces SimPure™ functional native starches to address consumer demand for label-friendly products
Cargill introduces SimPure™ functional native starches to address consumer demand for label-friendly products
10/11/2017 10:09:32 AM
In response to growing consumer demand for simple, familiar ingredients, Cargill is launching a portfolio of functional native starches under the new SimPure™ brand.  SimPure offers food and beverage manufacturers tailor-made, functional native starches that deliver the simple ingredient label consumers want, along with greater process tolerance, shelf life and storage …
Ericsson, PS Solutions & CKD dig into agricultural IoT
Ericsson, PS Solutions & CKD dig into agricultural IoT
10/11/2017 1:35:51 AM
• PS Solutions expands their “e-kakashi” agricultural IoT platform • Project the latest example of how Ericsson and PS Solutions are developing IoT possibilities in Japan • New “e-kakashi” platform premieres at AGRI WORLD 2017 in Tokyo, from October 11 to 13 Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), PS Solutions Corp., affiliated with SoftBank Group Corp., and CKD Corporation, a …
Poultry producers doing more with nutritional and production data thanks to Cargill’s TechBro Flex™ predictive software
Poultry producers doing more with nutritional and production data thanks to Cargill’s TechBro Flex™ predictive software
10/10/2017 1:29:30 PM
Cargill is helping broiler producers transform their nutritional and production data into valuable insights that can help them have a real impact on their profits.  TechBro Flex™, a new dynamic predictive software tool, allows customers to simulate future feeding and production management strategies to understand their impact on profits.
Medals awarded for cheese knowledge
Medals awarded for cheese knowledge
10/10/2017 1:24:35 PM
On 26 and 27 September 2017 some 500 cheese experts from the cheese industry, trade, specialist retailers and knowledge institutes were asked to describe the type, age, smell, flavour and quality of ten cheese samples.
GreenWood, Inc. Earns Gold Safety Award from North Carolina Department of Labor
GreenWood, Inc. Earns Gold Safety Award from North Carolina Department of Labor
10/10/2017 11:38:41 AM
GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, has earned the North Carolina Department of Labor’s (NCDOL) Gold Safety Award for one of its operations in Durham, North Carolina.  The prestigious Gold Award is based on the DART (“days away from work, restricted activity or job transfer”) rate.
With the Right Reforms, India Is Ready for Global Leadership Role
With the Right Reforms, India Is Ready for Global Leadership Role
10/6/2017 10:20:09 AM
While India faces domestic challenges, it is well-placed to assume a leadership role on climate change, trade and setting global standards · Job creation and skills dominated discussions at 33rd India Economic Summit · More work needs to be done to include women in workforce and youth in decision-making, end discrimination · For more information about the India Economic …
Fieldwork: Agrarian logistics specialist buys 105 Mercedes-Benz Axor in Brazil
Fieldwork: Agrarian logistics specialist buys 105 Mercedes-Benz Axor in Brazil
10/5/2017 10:10:22 AM
2017 is the year of  record-breaking harvests  in Brazil. With about 100 million tons of corn this year’s crop yield surpasses last year’s by a 50 percent margin.
Home Buyers and Renters Warned of Potential Mold Contamination in Residential Properties Used to Grow Marijuana
Home Buyers and Renters Warned of Potential Mold Contamination in Residential Properties Used to Grow Marijuana
10/5/2017 8:57:38 AM
Earlier this year,  The Denver Post  published a report about the damage being done to homes throughout Colorado due to people using them to grow marijuana indoors.
Cargill sets clear course for cocoa sustainability
Cargill sets clear course for cocoa sustainability
10/4/2017 9:56:55 AM
Cargill today published its  third report  on the progress and achievements of the  Cargill Cocoa Promise,  our commitment to sparking a more sustainable cocoa sector for generations to come.
First ‘roof-rent’ solar panels at Frisian dairy farm
First ‘roof-rent’ solar panels at Frisian dairy farm
10/4/2017 9:51:52 AM
Roelof Joosten said that he was very happy with the subsidy, which will be used to install a total of 416,000 solar panels at 310 dairy farms, where these will annually generate 115 GWh green electricity.
Legal Marijuana Grow Operations and Unique Occupational Exposure Risks
Legal Marijuana Grow Operations and Unique Occupational Exposure Risks
10/3/2017 10:21:35 PM
With marijuana being legal in one form or another in approximately 30 states, legal marijuana grow operations (MGOs) and extraction facilities are becoming big business in many parts of the country.
Sustainable soils for sustainable cities
Sustainable soils for sustainable cities
10/3/2017 8:57:23 AM
Eighty percent of the world’s population live in cities. Helping those soils stay healthy helps keep the water clean and provides green spaces for people to get exercise, among other benefits.
Protecting Workers in California’s Booming Legal Marijuana Industry from Occupational Exposure Hazards
Protecting Workers in California’s Booming Legal Marijuana Industry from Occupational Exposure Hazards
9/29/2017 9:06:47 AM
Earlier this year,  The New York Times  published the article “Marijuana Goes Industrial in California.” The write-up detailed the rapidly growing industry of legal marijuana grow operations (MGOs) in places like Salinas Valley that have seen a boom in greenhouses being converted to grow the lucrative crop.
Syngenta and plaintiffs reach pending settlement in corn traits launch litigation
Syngenta and plaintiffs reach pending settlement in corn traits launch litigation
9/28/2017 11:18:54 AM
Plaintiffs and defendants in the Syngenta MIR 162 Corn Litigation have reached a pending settlement to resolve litigation concerning the launch of Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera and Agrisure Duracade corn traits.