All posts tagged "Agriculture Technology"

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    Fresh produce industry mourns Wolfgang Schmidt

    It was with great sorrow that we learned that Wolfgang Schmidt died August 24 in his home in Spain after a long sickness at the age of 75. He was a fruit trader dyed in the grain, worked in Valence, France as an intern, then as a buyer for one of the...

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    Citrus imports to Valencia hurt local production

    The import of foreign citrus fruits in the Region of Valencia continues to be a problem for...

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    Hamburg tests alternative power supply for container ships

    Hamburg is taking a further step toward improving air quality at its port. Innovative technology developed right...

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    Thailand host to Asia’s leading agricultural trade fairs

    BANGKOK, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Thailand set to host two major agricultural business events which feature smart technologies during 22-24 August 2018. Attracted by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, these events will underscore the country’s leading position in the world’s agriculture sector and are expected to attract...

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    Nigeria fights ripening fruits with calcium carbide

    the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), some weeks ago sent a warning signal to all farmers, traders and the general public to desist from the act of ripening fruits with calcium carbide, which is said to be very dangerous to health, as it is now regarded as...

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    Key Technology and Heat and Control Form Strategic Partnership in Australia, New Zealand and India

    August 21, 2018 – Key Technology, Inc., a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, and Heat and Control Pty Ltd. announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to support customers in Australia, New Zealand and India. Under the terms of the agreement, Key has appointed Heat and Control...

  • Fresh Connections Brazil

    Excelling in the future is about understanding what’s working now…and what’s expected to change…then synthesizing this information so it supports your growth. However, information without implementable tactics and game-changing relationships won’t get you very far. If you’re buying or exporting products or services to or from Brazil—this event has everything you need...

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    Japanese University develops self-driving robots to tackle labor shortage in farming

    Amid a severe shortage of manpower, a team comprised of researchers from private companies and a university in Aichi Prefecture is working on developing a self-driving robot that uses cutting-edge technology to support flower-growing farmers. In fiscal 2019 the group hopes to start marketing automated, handcart-type robots that follow pickers of roses...

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    Orange production for 2017/18 is forecast to tumble 6.0 million metric tons

    Global orange production for 2017/18 is forecast to tumble 6.0 million metric tons (tons) from the previous...

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    High tunnels for tart cherries change everything

    Tart cherries for sale at the Ossining Farmer’s Market July 7, 2018. The farmer’s market is open...

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