All posts tagged "horticulture"

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    Can This Irrigation Startup Help Growers Thrive During Droughts To Come?

    In the world of irrigation technology, one eight-year old startup is rising to the top of the competitive pack. Denver-based SWIIM System – formally known as the Sustainable Water and Innovative Irrigation Management System – has software that creates a crop-water budget based on data collected over 60 times an hour and...

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    Zespri opens new pan-American office in California, growing sales

    It was an all-New Zealand affair in Orange County, California today as Zespri officially opened its regional...

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    AgroPress seeks Advertising Sales Representative for Agriculture Magazine

    We are looking for a sales representative in your area for two of the world leading global agriculture magazines: The Fruit World (fresh produce) and The Clipper (nuts and dried fruit).  You work independently and commission-based. Locations: California, Florida, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Italy, France, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Peru AgroPress offers an extremely beneficial commission system. The company...

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    Fungicide shows good results against banana nematodes

    For Costa Rica, the world’s third largest banana exporter, this “hidden enemy” is a major threat — apart from being a major export earner for the nation, the fruit is responsible for over 100,000 jobs. Gil De Diego Salas, director of Calinda Farm, employs 210 staff and exports 20 million kilograms of...

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    Strawberry farmers could improve their crops with new technology developed in England

    Strawberry farmers could improve their income by nearly £400,000 over three years with new water-saving technology developed...

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    Photovoltaic hydroponic vegetable greenhouse deal announced

    ANAHEIM, Calif., July 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greengro Technologies, Inc. (OTC:GRNH), one of the fastest growing companies in the emerging indoor agriculture technology industry, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary Biodynamics, LLC, Akron, Ohio, has been awarded a contract to sell a branded photovoltaic (PV) solar glass hydroponic vegetable greenhouse as part of a...

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    World Water Council calls for efficient irrigation in agriculture

    UN agencies have reviewed the impacts of forestry and hi-tech irrigation technologies on water, and are urging governments and other responsible actors to resolve conflicts, and take control of water resources and allocations. The World Water Council (WWC) has issued its 2016 report, which calls for mainstreaming water in a variety of...

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    Startup reinvents Growing Fresh Produce With Aquaponics

    Aquapioneers’ open source kit lets you print your own aquaponics ecosystem Do you find your goldfish waiting for you, floating face up in the water when you get home from work? Do plants wilt at your touch? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then Barcelona-based startup Aquapioneers has engineered...

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    El Niño damages irrigation systems in Peru

    The general manager of the Peruvian Association of Producers and Exporters of Mango (APEM), Juan Carlos Rivera Ortega, said that, even though it is too early to quantify the production of mangoes in the 2017/2018 season (as flowering occurs in August-September), production would be affected by the damage that the Coastal El...

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    Saving money in your orchard by eliminating the need for ladders

    APAL has focused on productivity and mechanisation to improve labour efficiency and hence profitability of Australian orchard businesses. These strategies, although very effective, are capital intensive and increase fixed capital costs. The industry needs to challenge this paradigm with alternative strategies to ensure Australia’s orchards are globally competitive in the future. ustralia is,...

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