Industry: Agriculture Press Releases

Simon Tullett Machinery New ROBOFLAIL Models

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.

Pacific Oyster Season Is Back in Full Swing

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.

Ventrac Unveils New Diesel Powered 4500Y Compact Tractor

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.

Ventrac Breaks Ground on New Ohio Facility

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.

Grandson Finds Grandfather's Long Lost Secret Formula

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 Announces Winners of Fourth Annual "Celebrate Turkey" Art Contest

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.

MarKim Farms Reveals their Development of a Successful World Class Sporthorse Breeding Program

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.

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.

Farmers Leaders Meet to Launch National Body

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.