The STM range of RoboFlail remote control zero-turn mowers has proved to be very successful, with a large number of units now in service. But the design and development process doesn't stand still . . . . there are now two more units being added, making five models in all.
Industry: Agriculture Press Releases
Bijou Alpaca Ranch, LLC., a small, family run suri alpaca breeding business on the Eastern Colorado plains is raising funds to purchase an adjacent 60 acres. The crowd funding project is an effort to purchase and preserve the land from possible Niobrara oil shale interests and development.
Smokey Bay Seafood is proud to announce the return of their "Oysters To Your Door" service in Los Angeles and Orange County. With oyster season back in full swing Smokey Bay Seafood is offering 3 types of pacific oyster.
Sawlog Prices in North and Central Europe Have Trended Downward the Past Two Years, While Prices in Eastern Europe Have Increase
Sawlog prices in Europe were generally lower in 2012 than in 2011 because of lower log demand from the sawmilling sector, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Many sawmills on the continent have been forced to reduce production as a result of the weak lumber market. Log prices fell the most in the Nordic countries, while prices in Eastern Europe were steady or even slightly higher toward the end of 2012.
Exportation of Wood Pellets From North America to Europe Reached a New Record of 3.2 Million Tons in 2012
Demand for wood pellets in Europe has gone up dramatically the past few years as power companies on the continent have switched from using fossil fuels to renewable energy alternatives. Importation of pellets from North America increased over 60 percent from 2011 to 2012 with the US export volumes more than doubling, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.
Lauren Bissey Crawford, Soil Moisture Product Manager for Decagon Devices, will be discussing the future of soil moisture measurement in this free webinar on May 24th, 2013 at 10am Pacific Time. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. There is no fee.
Locus Green is a Gujarat-based company that helps farmers and agriculturists set up greenhouses with government funding and provide assistance to complete the whole crop cycle.
Hundreds of investors, asset managers and agribusiness industry executives gathered last week in New York City for the fifth annual flagship Global AgInvestingSM conference at the Waldorf Astoria on Park Avenue.
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.
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.
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