Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 Ocean Signal: Safety Expert Ocean Signal Backs Canoeist’s Alaska Mission to Investigate King Salmon Decline Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:22:20 +0100 Ocean Signal-backed writer Adam Weymouth has returned from a dangerous mission to canoe across Alaska to investigate the decline in King Salmon numbers for a new book. The London-based 32-year-old was supplied with Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacons. Saltwater Stone ​Arla Foods amba increases its milk price for November Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0100 Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by two eurocents per kilogramme from 1 November. This follows increases in both September and October. Arla Foods Amba A well-received new concept plus satisfied exhibitors at Elmia Agriculture 2016 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:06:20 +0100 Elmia Agriculture 2016 was the launch of the Swedish agriculture industry’s new national arena. The event met industry expectations and was much appreciated. “Our work to create the new national arena for agriculture has succeeded,” commented Elmia Agriculture project manager Jonas Bentving. “When the industry changes, the leading specialist fair must also develop with it.” Elmia AB Tail-mounted calving alarm wins gold medal Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:53:47 +0100 A sensor that sends a text message when a cow is ready to calve. Mocall is one of the four gold medal winners of Elmia Agriculture Innovation Award 2016. The other three all went to John Deere. “We were at the launch in Ireland a year ago and realised it’s needed in Sweden,” explains Kristian Hårsmar, who is with the device’s Swedish importer, GGI Sweden. Elmia AB ACR Electronics: The Perfect Holiday Gift - A Personal Locator Beacon Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:12:16 +0100 This holiday season, are you wondering what to buy that special person in your life who enjoys boating, fishing, hiking, hunting or, in fact, any adventurous activity? A Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) could be the perfect answer. Saltwater Stone ACR Electronics: Fishermen Praised for Carrying ACR Electronics Personal Locator Beacon Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:48:14 +0100 ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, is highlighting the dangers of fishing and the benefits of carrying a personal locator beacon (PLB) following a dramatic rescue in Auckland. Saltwater Stone Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG Chosen as Primary Acoustic Scientific Research and Mapping Technology Partner for RRS Sir David Attenborough Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0100 Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a contract by Cammell Laird as the primary supplier of the acoustic scientific research and mapping equipment for the British Antarctic Survey’s new Polar Research Vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Saltwater Stone Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG Integrated Delivery for the New Angolan Research Vessel Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:09:35 +0100 Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a contract by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding of Vlissingen, the Netherlands to provide a diverse, integrated technology solution for a new 74 metre Fishery Research Vessel (FRV), which will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Saltwater Stone Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG to Deliver Complete Marine Ecosystem Assessment Solution for New Argentinian Research Ship Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:22:30 +0100 Argentina’s National Institute of Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP) has selected an extensive suite of Simrad marine ecosystem assessment technology from Kongsberg Maritime for installation aboard its new oceanographic and fishing research vessel. Saltwater Stone ACR Electronics: Southampton Boat Show: ‘Always Carry a Personal Locator Beacon’ Urges Portland Fisherman after Engine Failure Prompts Rescue Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:28:27 +0100 Real-life survivor helps ACR Electronics to highlight the benefits of Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) at Southampton Boat Show Saltwater Stone Press Invitation: Green parks, the unique and the edible in focus at Elmia Garden Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:52:00 +0100 On 5–6 October it’s time again for Elmia Garden, northern Europe’s biggest meeting place for the garden industry. The focus at this year’s fair is on upcoming park trends with new products for public green spaces and concepts in both vertical and horizontal cultivation. Elmia AB Vetting better all the time! Transforming lives by improving animal health in Sudan Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:59:00 +0100 Nearly half a million farmers from the poorest and most remote areas of eastern Sudan are set to benefit from a major new veterinary project designed to reduce hunger and poverty by improving the health of millions of chickens, goats and cattle. Practical Action ​UK’s leading dairy business announces interim results Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:09:15 +0100 Arla Foods UK sees strong growth in key brands and as the UK’s leading dairy business reaffirms commitment to product innovation. Arla Foods Amba Arla Foods amba increases its milk price for September Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:03:44 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk will increase by 1.25 eurocents per kilogramme (1.01pence per kg), from 1 September Arla Foods Amba Pumpkin farmers support flood relief efforts in Bangladesh Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:22:15 +0100 A project which helps landless farmers in Bangladesh grow crops on barren land in the dry season has enabled hundreds of pumpkins to be donated to victims of deadly monsoon floods Practical Action Practical Action beneficiaries support flood relief efforts in South Asia Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:18:05 +0100 Practical Action staff and beneficiaries are helping victims of devastating floods in Bangladesh. Practical Action ​Arla Foods amba holds milk price for August Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:03:27 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk is unchanged during August 2016. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla launches strategy to champion British dairy Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:39:00 +0100 Arla Foods, the country’s largest dairy company, has unveiled its most ambitious business strategy to date to make Arla a household brand by 2020 and grow its revenue by nearly a third. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods launches new Anchor Spreadable campaign Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:04:52 +0100 Anchor returns to the TV screens during ITV’s Emmerdale as part of a major new £2 million Anchor Spreadable campaign. The new Arla Foods campaign is themed around ‘guerrilla parenting’, helping parents occupy their kids during the summer holidays. Arla Foods Amba Arla Foods launches milk where additional 25p of retail price is paid to its cooperative dairy farmers Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:11:00 +0100 Arla has unveiled Arla Farmers Milk; created to give shoppers the opportunity to pay a little extra on each bottle to help Arla farmers. Arla Foods Amba