Ventrac has just introduced their newest compact tractor, the model 4500Y. The 4500Y has a Kubota diesel powered engine and with the center articulating all-wheel drive hydrostatic system, can operate on slopes up to 30 degrees.
Industry: Agriculture Press Releases
40 hectare test site to evaluate water from mining operations.
Ventrac by Venture Products, Inc., in Orrville, Ohio broke ground on June 26 for a new facility that will house all manufacturing operations now at one location. The new corporate/global headquarters for Ventrac will mark a milestone in the company's history.
The National Trust has announced that its MyFarm experiment will now be free in an effort to get even more people to interested and engaged with farming and food.
Entrepreneur Steve Frost was reading a book that he inherited from his grandfather, when he came upon a piece of notepaper tucked in the pages. Handwritten on that slip of pages was the secret to a new business. "It was my grandfather's recipe for his organic seaweed plant tonic," explained Frost.
Butterball, LLC, the nation's largest turkey producer, recognized participants of its fourth annual "Celebrate Turkey" Art Contest during two ceremonies on Wed., Nov. 16. Butterball mascot, Buddy Butterball, along with company representatives visited participating Garner, N.C. elementary school teachers and students to announce the contest winners.
Dakota Micro, Inc. Awarded IS0 Quality Certification for its North Dakota Manufacturing Facility
Dr. Robbins Joins Butterball as Staff Veterinarian at the Ozark and Huntsville, Ark. Facilities.
Boya Equipment has launched their new website and online store, which showcases the wide range of international and Australian brands they support and also features the range of agricultural and horticultural machines they provide across Perth.
Pulpwood Prices in Western US Were Up Almost 50% in 2Q Compared to 2Q/10, While Wood Prices were Unchanged in the US South
Wood costs for pulp mills in Western US have increased over the past 12 months, reaching their highest level since early 2008 in the 2Q/11, reports the American Wood Fiber Review. Pulp mills in the US South have slightly lower wood costs than they did in 2010, and continue to have the lowest fiber costs in North America.
This press release talks about Liquid KoolBloom, an effective plant enhancing formula created by General Hydroponics.
MarKim Farms was founded in 2000 by Kimberley Ennett and her husband Mark. Ms. Ennett had a lifelong association with horses. In her teens, she was an avid hunter-jumper equestrian rider. After her riding days were over she built her dream horse farm in order to breed champion Sporthorses for dressage and jumping in Carleton, Michigan. This began the era of MarKim Farms, which was named after her husband Mark and herself. From the beginning, their breeding strategy was to find the best bloodlines available.
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is set to launch the first ArborCamp for the UK & Ireland at the 3rd annual Arb & Forestry Event, 15th & 16th July 2011.
Wood Costs for Pulp Manufacturers Worldwide are on the Rise: Wood Fiber Price Index 20% Higher than Two Years Ago
Wood costs, which account for up 70 percent of production costs when manufacturing pulp, have gone up worldwide the past two years, according to the market report Wood Resource Quarterly. The Global Wood Fiber Price Indices were back to pre-financial crises levels in the 1Q/11.
Lumber Demand Is Increasing Worldwide And Has Resulted In Higher Lumber Prices In The 1Q Of 2011 In The US, Japan, China and Europe
Last year global demand for softwood lumber increased 18 percent after having hit a 50-year low in 2009. The rise in demand has pushed lumber prices in North America, Asia and Europe to their highest levels in ten months, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
LED (short for Light emitting diode) grow lights are used by plant growers using hydroponics, as a substitution source of high intensity lighting for those that consume more power.
Butterball, LLC, the nation's largest poultry processor, has earned Environmental Recognition Awards from the American Meat Institute (AMI) for eight of its plants and feed mills nationwide.
Asia's Increasing Demand For Wood Drives Sawlog Prices Up In The Us And Canada, Reports The North American Wood Fiber Review
Sawlog prices in Western US were up about 20 percent in 2010 as an result of increased competition for logs from log buyers in China, South Korea and Japan, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. Prices for logs in the US South and Canada also moved up last year, but at a slower rate. Sawmills in Western Canada currently have some of the lowest wood costs in the world.
Investment news and analysis portal, Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA), has stated its support for the Forestry Commission's decision to introduce a grant to boost wood fuel production in the UK.
Prominent farmer groups across the country have resolved to come up with a national Body to fight for the farmers of India. They have demanded CBI enquiry into funding of a Delhi environmental NGO by the European Union for catalyzing the formation of pressure group. There are 120 million farmers' families in India and over 75 million who use Endosulfan. They demanded fair price to their produce and not the subsidy, which they termed is harming agriculture.
Wood Pellet Exports from the US and Canada to Europe Reached 1.6 Million Tons in 2010, a Doubling of Shipments in Just Two Years
Over the past two years, North America has become a major supplier of wood pellets to Europe. In 2010, an estimated 1.6 million tons of pellets were shipped from the US and Canada to the Netherlands, the UK and Belgium, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. This is a doubling of volume compared to 2008.
Inspired by the Slopes and Terrain of the Mountain...
This press release deals with the different products of Truline Post Drivers particularly bale feeders that help in farming.
Advanced Nutrients have developed Badadd Ballast, which is the first low frequency digital ballast, and it has done wonders as a breakthrough technology, for hydroponics.
Global Trade of Wood Chips was up in 2010 After a Sharp Decline in 2009 With China Becoming a Major Importer
Global trade of wood chips was up in 2010 after a sharp decline in 2009 with China becoming a major importer, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly
The farmers in India are expressing concern over the mounting pressure exerted on India - not to oppose EU proposal to list endosulfan as a POP. Indian tea industry is already facing the impact of the EU decision to unilaterally reduce the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) of endosulfan in tea thereby forcing tea planters to stop using endosulfan if they have to export their tea to European markets.
Global Sawlog Prices In The 3Q 2010 Were Almost Back Up To Pre-Crisis Levels, Reports The Wood Resource Quarterly
Sawlog costs for many sawmills around the world went up during 2010, and the Global Sawlog Price Index reached the highest level in over two years in the 3Q/10, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The biggest wood price increases occurred in Western US, Germany, Sweden and Northwest Russia.
The study titled "The Final Report of the investigation of unusual illness allegedly produced by Endosulfan exposure in Kasargod district (N. Kerala)", has been the root cause for the demand for a ban on Endosulfan. An expert panel examined the unscientific and implausible aspects of the NIOH's study. The flaws have been exposed through the RTI query and the masked raw data evoked public outrage when 10000 people drew a rally in Gujarat seeking withdrawal of the flawed report.
Backed by the government support and high investments, the US biotech industry will grow at the CAGR of 7% during 2009-2013, RNCOS identified.
US and Canadian Log and Lumber Exports to China Up Over 150 Percent in 2010, Reports the Wood Resource Quarterly
The value of softwood logs and lumber exported from North America to China reached over 1.6 billion dollars in 2010, which was 150 percent higher than the previous year and more than ten times as much as in 2006, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.