Fortune Lauds Jain Irrigation for Changing the World

In its latest rankings of companies that “Change the World”, Fortune magazine recognized Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd for “doing well by doing good.” Jain ranked number 7 after Vodafone and Safaricom, Google, Toyota, Walmart, Enel Utilities and GSK, while being ahead of other great companies such as Cisco, Facebook, Mastercard, Starbucks, Nike, Ford Motor, Unilever … Read more

CrustBuster Introduces New Central Fill

CrustBuster / Speed King, Inc. is offering two drills in one with the new 4700 Series Central Fill – All Plant Drill which is both a central fill and a box drill. Growers can drill large acreages such as wheat or soybeans without stopping to refill seed boxes for a long period of time, saving … Read more

The Path to the Least Resistance

Greenhouse growers are well aware of integrated pest management (IPM) and the importance of minimizing spray applications of chemicals that have the potential to lead to resistance. As part of this effort, many growers are adding biological control agents, or BCA, to their IPM programs. But incorporating BCA isn’t as simple as releasing ladybugs or … Read more

ULVAC Introduces Vacuum Cooling Systems

ULVAC Technologies, Inc. a supplier of production systems, instrumentation and vacuum pumps for technology industries, has introduced vacuum equipment and systems for the food and floral markets. ULVAC is offering vacuum cooling systems for use in large-scale farms to extend product shelf life. The systems are mainly used for fresh agricultural products, including green leafy vegetables … Read more