Solar Day at the Almond Orchard to focus on mentoring and cultivating future industry leaders

ROSEVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW), a leading provider of solar power solutions for agriculture, commercial, industrial (ACI), and residential markets, co-hosted the first “Solar Day at the Almond Orchard” event, a highly immersive experience in sustainable almond farming for enthusiastic, next generation leaders in the industry. The event, held at Chamisal Creek Ranch, was a first of its kind...

And now you know: ESA uses satellites to help date farmers save water

DateGIS information service provide date farm and palm tree information products, for the following end uses: Provide insight in basic farm information, such as farm borders, palm field maps, and number of date palms. The information products includes spatial date farm information. The use of satellite remote sensing data in generation of date farm information is a key asset. ...

Cashew Market: Current situation is scary

MAY 1, 2017 In our last market report at beginning of 2017, we said that Cashew market seemed to be in a dark tunnel – 4 months later, there is still no light to show the end of the tunnel.The expectation that prices would remain in the 4.00-4.25-4.50 range for most of the year has been belied. Beginning the...

The untapped potential of Cashew Nut Production

Cashew nut harvest season has come again and some cashew farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria said they are happy with the rate at which cashew nut is selling at the international market, as their lives had become better since more emphasis has been put on the value of the nut. Agriculture has been one of the main source of...

The Clipper next edition: Sorting with radar – better, more accurate, simpler?

The Fraunhofer Institute in Karlsruhe is working on a series of technical innovations that could fundamentally change sorting. One of these is the use of radar technology for sorting food - it could become a useful method, especially for dried fruit. The advantages: Products would probably no longer have to be sorted in free fall. The researchers are also...

Parla di cashew, pensa al Viet Nam

Dal 13 al 15 novembre, l'African Cashew Alliance (ACA) rappresentata dal secondo vicepresidente del consiglio, Wayne Tilton, ha partecipato al 9 ° Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendez-vous tenutosi a Phu Quoc Island, in Vietnam. Con oltre 400 delegati presenti e sotto il tema: "Parla degli anacardi, pensa al Viet Nam", la conferenza aveva come obiettivo, promuovere il commercio ed espandere...

Japanese logistics giants offer cheaper fresh-food shipping to Asia

TOKYO -- In a first for leading Japanese logistics companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics will share the use of refrigerated containers to offer smaller merchants low-cost shipping of fresh foods to elsewhere in Asia. The companies will begin by offering regular service between Nagoya and the northern Taiwanese port city of Keelung. Refrigerated containers kept at 5 C will make...

Great future for pistachios in Andalusia predicted

Almond and pistachio crops are currently booming, even though they've traditionally had a low or zero implantation in Andalusia, as reported in a UPA-Andalucía statement. This fact, according to the organization, is due to the adaptation process which agriculture is undoubtedly going through during the 21st century, with a sector that demands an increasingly professionalised producer who learns about the...

The evolution of watermelons discovered in a painting

Look in the bottom right corner of this painting. If you've never seen a watermelon like that before, you're not alone. This 17th-century painting by Giovanni Stanchi, courtesy of Christie's, shows a type of watermelon that no one in the modern world has seen. Stanchi's watermelon, which was painted sometime between 1645 and 1672, offers a glimpse of a...

The 2018 editorial schedule: More special reports from all over the world

The leader in nuts and dried fruit information THE CLIPPER magazine offers more reporting on nuts and dried fruit production and trade and healthy snacks than ever in 2018. In 2018 Every issue provides articles and updates about almonds, walnuts, peanuts, cashew nuts, pecans and macadamia nuts Every issue provides articles and updates about these topics: Production, Post-Harvest, Logistics, Trade, Retail,...
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