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Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Editor-in-Chief, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology and Professor, School of Environmental Sciences University of Guelph, has been appointed as Director of the North American regional chapter of the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI). Dr Wagner-Riddle will be joining the INI North American Chapter with Dr. Peter Groffman, Microbial...
Marking another industry first for autonomous haulage, mining companies have now hauled more than three billion metric tons of materials leveraging Komatsu’s FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS). Today’s FrontRunner system operates around the clock, hauling copper, iron ore, oil sands, and coal at 11 customer sites across three continents. At...
In recent years there has been increasing interest in bioethanol as a fuel derived from agricultural products. But what is bioethanol? Bioethanol is the ethyl alcohol (ethanol) obtained from the fermentation process of agricultural products or vegetable biomass. Bioethanol can also be used as a biofuel for fireplaces and boilers but is mainly used...
The Ted robot, recognised as an efficient, innovative weeding solution by many wine-growers, is continuing its fine-tuning. The premier viticulture robot is continuing to make a name for itself as its new version is set to work for Hennessy & Bernard Magrez, long-time partners of the manufacturer. Developed three years...
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) supports reforms made to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced in the final rule today. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement: "The final rule will speed up the approval process for much-needed infrastructure projects, which will especially benefit the rural communities...
The TM1000 ProgressiveTraction tire from Trelleborg Wheel Systems has been nominated “Best Agricultural Tire for 2020” by the Spanish magazine, “NMR – Neumáticos y Mecánica Rápida”, which specializes in tires and is geared towards professionals in the sector. Seventy-nine candidates in eight categories are contenders in this contest that awards...
The $1.3 billion Hilliard-based manufacturer of plastic pipes and water management products turned its attention toward recycled materials years ago. That move is now paying dividends in the business, the company says. CEO Scott Barbour said: “We manage a precious resource – water. We do it cleanly, effectively. And we do that with...
In its work to create proactive collaboration between the best minds in food, agriculture, science and technology, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has appointed Dr. Nick Goeser as Vice President, Sustainability Sciences and Strategy. Announced at the Commodity Classic event in Orlando, Goeser‘s appointment is directly tied to...

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