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Tesco farmers to benefit from new beef contracts as it relaunches Sustainable Farming Group

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The Aberdeen Angus farmers are located across the UK and supply Tesco with all its Finest beef steaks, mince and joints. Aberdeen Angus beef is recognised for its quality, and all the cuts included in Tesco’s range are aged for 28 days, providing customers with the best possible quality and flavour. To coincide with the introduction of the new contracts, Tesco is re-launching its Tesco Sustainable Farming Group for Beef. The Group becomes the 10th Tesco Sustainable Farming Group following the setting up of groups in areas including dairy, po... Read More »

Using TensorFlow to keep farmers happy and cows healthy

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Connecterra means “connected earth.” We formed the company based on a simple thesis: if we could use technology to make sense of data from the natural world, then we could make a real impact in solving the pressing problems of our time. It all started when Yasir moved to a farm in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam. We had both spent many years working in the technology industry, and realized that the dairy industry was a sector where technology could make a dramatic impact. For instance, we saw that the only difference between cows that produc... Read More »

New South Tractor launches Dynamic New Website


New South Tractor, Western North Carolina's source for the highest quality tractors, implements, RTV's, handheld and landscaping equipment, announces the launch of its new website, The new site features direct links for detailed product information for all the major brands New South Tractor carries, including Kubota, Mahindra, New Holland and Bobcat. "New South Tractor is committed to earning the trust of our customers with reliable products and dependable support," said Brandon Washam, owner, New South Tracto... Read More »

First harvest celebrations for the Nescafé Plan in Colombia


Launched in August 2010, the Nescafé Plan is a global initiative for the entire Nescafé brand that brings together, under one umbrella, commitments in three key areas of responsible farming, production and consumption.At the end of 2010, Nescafé in the UK and Ireland began working in partnership with the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) to provide coffee trees to farmers in the Valle del Cauca region. Since then more than 13 million coffee trees have been given to farmers in the region with the first batch of these having just had thei... Read More »

John Deere and BASF partner to develop sustainable yield enhancement solutions


“BASF and John Deere are two leading suppliers in the agricultural business sector and have many years of experience in managing agricultural data,” said Markus Heldt, President of BASF’s Crop Protection division. “The real value comes from helping growers to interpret this data so they can make more precise and efficient decisions about their crops and operations.” As part of the agreement, BASF will offer a new service for field scouting and agronomic decision support. John Deere will provide a new application for sprayer setup as well as ... Read More »

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