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Mozambican entrepreneur finds success in local agribusiness

Josefina dos Santos Lourenço, a young Mozambican, had long aspired to have her own successful business. But when she set up a small food stand in her home district of Mecuburi, she wasn’t able to make a go of it. Her earnings were too low to support her family, and the financial constraints that she faced.....

Koppert introduces Natupol Fly

Formerly known as ‘Natufly’, this useful pollinator now comes in special packaging which makes it more stable and easier to transport. The new yellow label also brings it in line with the whole Natupol range of pollination products.Introduced to complement its robust bumblebee pollinators, the common green.....

Nard Elsman, Diamond FMS:

"More financial data doesn’t mean more insight"

The Ukrainian economy is improving and growers are eager to invest. Banks, however, are still hesitant to lend money when they lack clear insight in the financial situation of the business. Growers often drown in their own information and the demand for professional and affordable analyses seems to be high......

Malaysian protected agriculture delegation visits Beijing Kingpeng

Last week a large delegation of the Protected Agriculture Development Association from Malaysia visited Chinese greenhouse builder Kingpeng. The group was welcomed at the demonstration site of the greenhouse manufacturer in Beijing.Malaysia is home to a large agricultural industry, with many greenhouse.....

US: Bio Huma Netics and Mesa Verde Resources form strategic alliance

Bio Huma Netics—an Arizona company that produces products under the Huma Gro, Huma Gro Turf, and Probiotic Solutions brands—has recently formed an alliance with Reid Enterprises, which does business as Mesa Verde Resources in New Mexico. Mesa Verde Resources is a humic substance mining company that produces,.....

Illumitex partners with Lightning Electric:

US (WA): Take advantage of available rebates for your LED installation

Since the legalization of cannabis for recreational sales in Washington occurred in 2014, an increasing number of cannabis growers are looking to take advantage of rebates offered for light emitting diode (LED) fixtures. Rob Van Diest, president at Lightning Electric LLC, in Bellingham, Wash., said about 70.....

Mayur Patel, Sabar Agro Seeds:

"Horticulture production in India has exploded"

Sixty per cent of the Indian economy is based on agriculture. And now horticulture is booming: more and more farmers are switching to horticultural products. The typical horticultural regions are Maharastra, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Sabar Agro Seeds, in Gujarat, is the second largest supplier of seeds for.....

New clip tailored to cucumber crops

This year, ARaymond will launch its latest fastening solution, the Easy Clip 14mm for cucumbers, which will join the other products in the Easy Clip range. This handy 14mm clip was created by ARaymond following requests from cucumber growers for a smaller product to use in their greenhouses during the.....

US: FarmTrade reports brisk agchem sales activity

FarmTrade.com reports excellent product availability and heavy buyer demand this season, according to FarmTrade President Jeff Stow. There is no cost to register as a member and members have free access to price ranges for more than eighty of the most highly traded active ingredients (AI) and their.....

Dr. Jeff Lievense to chair Inocucor advisory board

Dr. Jeff Lievense, an expert on fermentation process engineering, will chair the Manufacturing Advisory Board for Inocucor.Inocucor uses a patented fermentation process to combine multi-strains of bacteria and yeasts into powerful soil and plant optimizers that are safe for people and the environment. These.....

Zimbabwean company to supply seeds to Kenya

Zimbabwean seed company, Klein Karoo says it is spreading to East Africa, with Kenya being the first target to be supplied with seed.In Zimbabwe, the company currently controls about 20 percent of the market, with giants such as Seedco, Pioneer and others controlling the other market share.The company which.....

Netafim UK appoints new Operations Manager

Netafim UK has appointed Gareth Morgan as Operations Manager, a new role within the UK team.Gareth is an experienced Operations and Logistics Manager with key skills and achievements in the E-commerce, Retail and Wholesale sectors. His background covers operational management and customer support roles.....

valoya launches Lighting as a Service concept:

Is it possible to go from HPS to LED for free?

When setting up a greenhouse, vertical farm or growth chamber, lighting turns out to be one of the greatest expenses. Traditionally, high pressure sodium (HPS), metal halide (MH) and fluorescent lamps have been the go-to choice until LED grow lights appeared on the market. LED brings significant energy.....

New 25-liter bucket for hydroponic blueberries

Especially for growing blueberries, Bato Plastics B.V. from Zevenbergen, the Netherlands, developed a new pot. "It is a square 25-litre pot with a stable base and a pleasing solidity to it. It will last for years," says Hans Luijkx, Sales Manager at Bato.Blueberries are full of healthy nutrients such as.....