09.11.2017

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA  — The Irrigation Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 6 – 10, 2017.
Fifty-one new products and technologies were entered in four categories. Products were evaluated based on innovation, design quality, increased water/resource-use efficiency, ease of use and product life expectancy. Contest judges were experienced professionals with technical knowledge and industry expertise.

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08.11.2017

Agrometius introduces a new on-the-go soil sensor at Agritechnica that creates high resolution soil maps during tillage and planting. The Veris iScan sensor helps farmers precisely map soil variability so they can more accurately manage key inputs like nitrogen, potassium and seed rates.

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06.11.2017

Oslo, 6 November 2017: Yara International ASA completed the acquisition of Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC), which operates Adapt-N, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in the US that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability.

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03.11.2017

Australia’s first National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre launched November 1 thanks to a multi-million dollar joint initiative between Hort Innovation and Western Sydney University. The Centre will produce the next generation of horticulture experts, and help the nation’s fresh vegetable growers tap into the very best research and the latest practices in protected cropping.

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31.10.2017

Omex Agrifluids, designer manufacturer and supplier of soluble nutrient products, is opening a new soluble powders plant at the company’s King’s Lynn headquarters in Eastern England. Export director Peter Prentis says: “We are in the process of expanding and upgrading our capacity to manufacture fully soluble powder NPK products for the international marketplace. Our Kings Lynn manufacturing plant will now have its own expanded production site for this increasingly important product range. Expansion of our operations to increase manufacturing capacity is testimony to Omex Agrifluids’ full confidence in the rapidly expanding global market for quality soluble powder products.”

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26.10.2017

AGRICULTURE

B-hyve Farm, Hydro-Rain –
Valley ICON Control Panels, Valley Irrigation –
LFX300 – Rain Bird LFX Series Low Flow Sprinkler, Rain Bird –
EasyDose Universal Chemical Injector, DEMA Engineering Co –

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17.10.2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is re-establishing tolerance levels for micronutrient fertilizers. The tolerances will be phased in over the next two years.

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16.10.2017

Senninger are pleased to announce the company’s new website: www.senninger.com. In addition to being more visually appealing, it provides customers with easier access to more content, including: site studies, videos, application photos, and tools and software.

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12.10.2017

WINNIPEG, Manitoba & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today a strategic partnership to bring Planet’s best-in-class global monitoring data and platform capabilities to the Farmers Edge precision agriculture product suite. Planet is an integrated aerospace and data platform company that operates the world’s largest fleet of earth imaging satellites, collecting the largest quantity of earth imagery. Farmers Edge is now a sole distributor for Planet in key agricultural regions, with the right to use and distribute high-resolution, high-frequency imagery from Planet’s three flagship satellite constellations.

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12.10.2017

Tessenderlo Group today announced the opening of its new Thio-Sul® manufacturing plant in East Dubuque, USA. This new manufacturing facility of Tessenderlo Group’s business unit Crop Vitality creates approximately 20 jobs and will allow for delivery of the product more efficiently to the Midwest agriculture community. The liquid fertilizer Thio-Sul® is used for broad-acre crops as well as arboricultural and vegetable crop cultivation.

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