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    Agriculture in Alabama creates 17 jobs per $1 million in direct sales

    While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they’re also a major boost for Alabama’s economy, according to a new study. Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found this out in a recently completed analysis of the industry. “Specialty crops is definitely a potential growth area for Alabama,”...

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    Delta-T Devices joined forces with Netafim to provide precision irrigation package

    Cambridge technology is integral to a piece of agricultural innovation that points the way to better crop...

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    India loses agricultural productivity because of inefficient irrigation

    IN its forthcoming fifth and final budget, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s PTI-led coalition government is unlikely to break any new ground by denying substantial funding to agriculture to make the province self-sufficient in food. Over the past four years, agriculture got only 1.5-2.5pc of the amount earmarked for the province’s annual development programme. The...

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    Agricultural robotics will become a $12bn industry by 2027, report says

    Agriculture is one of the world’s least digitised major industries, but this will change as data acquisition, agricultural robotics and analytic companies grow.A report by technological research company IDTechEx says that many agricultural robotic companies are graduating into the market and are in the process of transforming the value chain of agriculture.The...

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    Zespri 2016/17 season results: record sales by volume and value

    A remarkable season of increased yields and the largest-ever New Zealand crop helped lift total Zespri sales volume from New Zealand to a record 137.7 million trays, 18 percent up on the previous year. Sales of kiwifruit from Zespri’s Northern Hemisphere supplying locations also grew by 14 percent to 16.6 million trays,...

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    APAL offers Speed Updating again for Austrialian Apples and Pears

    Speed Updating is a program run each year by APAL to capture and present the R,D&E activities of the apple and pear industry.  This year APAL are running Speed Updating as part of the Fruit Growers Tasmania Conference which will be held at the Tailrace Centre Riverside in Launceston on Thursday 25 May...

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    Indian banana grower develops a way to grow bananas without pesticides

    For a long time the banana plantations in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj have relied on pesticides. Now, eco-friendly...

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    Is there a problem with farm labor contractors in California or not?

    While a storm of discussion rages about immigration and deportation issues, University of California researchers have found surprising stability in the state’s huge agricultural workforce, largely composed of immigrants. By recognizing that many farm workers in California work at two seasonal jobs in a year’s time the report has pegged the number of...

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    Vegetable and sugarcane crop in the path of cyclone Debbie

    SOME vegetable prices could rise in the wake of Cyclone Debbie, which is due to hit one...

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    Citrus greening is currently the most dangerous disease for citrus

    Huanglongbing (HLB) or “citrus greening” is currently the most devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease was first reported in 1919 in China, and again in Brazil in 2004 and discovered in Miami, FL in 2005. Since then, the disease has affected most of Florida’s citrus-producing areas leading to a remarkable 75...

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