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food production

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Japan’s New Regime for Food Radiation Tests

The health ministry has issued to municipalities unified radiation testing guidelines effectively requiring regular sample checks on any food item that has a cesium reading of 50 becquerels per kilogram in current or past random inspections. Read...

Monday, March 12th, 2012

FAO Meeting to Focus on Sustainable Food Production

Agriculture ministers and officials from 40 Asia-Pacific countries are seeking way to stabilise food prices, boost food security, reduce hunger and stem the depletion of natural resources at a five-day conference held by the United Nations' Food...

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Raven Expands Precision Farming Products Offering Into China

Raven Industries is excited to announce the signing of a new partner in China, BDStar Navigation Co., Ltd. BDStar Navigation will be the exclusive distributor in China for Raven precision ag products, including SmarTrax RTK and Cruizer...

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Geospatial Inputs to Variable Rate Agriculture

Agricultural food production is linked closely to geospatial technologies. From an agronomic perspective, variable rate (VR) approaches are about much more than nitrogen fertilizer applications alone. Plants depend upon several macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients as well as other...

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

NEC Deploys SAP Solution for the Agricultural Industry in Asia

NEC Corporation announced today the deployment of "myAgri"(1), an SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) based integrated solution for the agricultural industry. Leveraging the success of myAgri in the United States and South America, NEC will introduce the...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Viet Nam – To Boost Rural Areas, says PM

Building a new rural model is an urgent mission and a strategic policy for the sustainable development of Viet Nam, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the launching ceremony for the Central Council for Emulation and...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Geospatial Technologies of the Mekong River

The Mekong River runs across the Asian continent through one country after another travelling a distance of 4,200 km from beginning to end. The river is managed in a unique way, owing to the Mekong River Commission...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

ECOS Reviews Proposed ‘Carbon Farming Initiative’

The CFI aims to enable Australian farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate tradeable carbon credits. The agricultural sector accounts for over a quarter of the nation’s total annual greenhouse gas emissions. It also offers significant opportunities...

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

GNSS for Safe Food Production Systems

The occurrence of radiation within the Japanese food supply is raising concern for both local and international consumers of food products from impacted areas - and even those areas that are completely safe. Accurate information about the...