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Advances in eco-friendly agriculture spray technology

Source: farminguk.com A new generation of spray technology from Cambridge Consultants has the potential to dramatically reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture – saving farmers money and helping to protect the environment. The volume of weedkiller, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides applied to crops could drop by more than 99%. …

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Australia’s agriculture industry heads for bright future in China

Source: Weekly Times China’s slowing economy may not be good news for Australia’s mining industry, but agriculture commodities still have a bright future in China. That’s according to NAB senior Asia economist Gerard Burg, who said Chinese economic growth would continue to fall but changing Chinese diets would boost food demand. China’s …

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Paine & Partners raise $893M for new agriculture fund

Paine & Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in food and agribusiness has announced that they’ve closed $893 million in capital commitments for their fourth fund Source: AgFunder News Paine & Partners reports that they had their first closing in July and their final close on December 18, 2014 and …

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Using agribusiness incubators to develop seed entrepreneurs

ICRISAT has been supporting farmer-owned enterprises to find a viable solution for the growing demand for quality seeds. A farmers’ federation in Tamil Nadu, India, ventured into seed production with the guidance of the ICRISAT’s ABI Program and farmers are experiencing additional incomes. Source: ICRISAT The agribusiness incubation concept has …

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Protix Biosystems

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.protix.eu Email: kees.aarts@protix.eu Tel: +31 610 556 811 Fax: Head office: Amsterdam, Netherlands Protix Biosystems has harnessed the potential of insects in scalable, controllable and stable technologies. These technologies can be applied at various scales, on different end-of-life organic streams in different geographic regions, …

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Syngenta Crop Protection AG

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.syngenta.com Email: syngenta.info@syngenta.com Tel: +41 79 865 85 53 Fax: Head office: Basel, Switzerland Syngenta is a leading Agribusiness company offering crop protection and seeds to farmers globally Syngenta reported sales in 2012 of around $14B, around half in emerging markets. We have offices …

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Plumex BV

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.plumex.nl Email: info@plumex.nl Tel: +31 546 457071 Fax: +31 546 850903 Head office: Goor, Netherlands Plumex is a worldwide supplier of broiler and layer hatching eggs and day old chicks. Plumex was established in 1976 Plumex has earned a proven track record of supplying …

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PROGIS Software GmbH

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.progis.com Email: office@progis.com Tel: +43 4242 26332 Fax: +43 4242 26332 27 Head office: Villach, Austria PROGIS is a GIS-software developer and specialist for applications for rural area management, for agriculture and forestry, for planning and control of food/feed/biomass production processes, rural logistics, environmental …

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Rabo Equity Advisors

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.raboequity.com/ Email: info@raboequity.in Tel: +91 11 6633 9898 Fax: Head office: New Delhi, India Rabo Equity is the Investment Advisor for the first food and agribusiness private equity fund namely India AgriBusiness Fund Ltd, targeted at Indian companies. It has helped the Fund make …

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Specialized Technical Equipment (Taha Engineering)

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.tahaeng.net Email: office@tahaeng.net Tel: +962 6 5511384 Fax: +962 6 5538398 Head office: Amman, Jordan Taha Engineering was founded in 1998 in Amman- Jordan, as a company that specializes in supplying end-to-end agricultural solutions and machinery to customers in the Middle East, North Africa, …

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