All posts tagged "horticulture"

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    Gerald Hirt is the new Managing Director of the Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center

    The previous Operations Manager, Gerald Hirt will take over corporate responsibility for the coordination of ship traffic.  Gerald Hirt is the new Managing Director of the Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC). The HVCC Advisory Board appointed the former Operations Manager to succeed Heinrich Goller. “Gerald Hirt is one of the more experienced...

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    Researchers extend strawberry season four times

    Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have succeeded in...

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    Hortau Selected as Finalist for CogX Best Artificial Intelligence Product in Agriculture Award

    Hortau was recently named a CogX Award finalist in the Best Artificial Intelligence Product in Agriculture category....

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    The wonderful story of Rudolph Hass and its avocado

     In 1925, Rudolph Hass (rhymes with pass) was 33 years old and earning 25 cents an hour...

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    Climate change drive apple orchards to higher altitudes in India

    A new trend in apple cultivation has emerged in Himachal Pradesh — apples are being grown in sparsely vegetative areas at higher altitudes such as Lahaul and Spiti valley, courtesy of climate change a study claims. Fruit production industry in hilly zones is seeing a rise in temperature. Because of this, production...

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    For investors horticulture is a winner

    World-wide consumer interest in healthy food, growers being early-adopters of innovation, and rapid growth make horticulture in New Zealand ripe for further investment, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. “Today, the government has released a business-focused overview in The Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Produce Industry 2017 which shows potential investors...

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    Not everybody is happy in India about new horticulture university

    The state government’s move to set up a separate horticulture university has caused resentment among the research...

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    Argentina’s orange production to be 10% lower

    The entry of Argentinian lemons to the United States market, which took effect last Friday, and the opening of Brazil for Argentine oranges, tangerines, grapefruits and lemons, can’t counter a situation that now seems irreversible. This situation is related to the serious damage caused by the constant rains that fell over the...

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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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    New Zealand consumers will soon now where their food comes from

    Horticulture New Zealand congratulated the Government on listening to the people and passing the first reading of the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill in Parliament today. “Given our recent survey showed that more than 70 percent of New Zealanders want mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for...

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