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Châtenay-Malabry (FR - 92290), 13 March 2017
EFITA newsletter / 773 - European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment
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Goats in the streets of Paris before WW1
Call for papers - 2017 EFITA congress - Montpellier, France: The deadline has been postponed to March, 16 th!
Four days to submit your abstract!
I proposed a paper entitled: “French farmers: their ICT tools and their use of social networks”
15th New Ag Int'l Conference & Exhibition (The World's Leading Conference on High-Tech Agriculture)
15-17 March - BERLIN
- Irrigation (Micro Irrigation, Sprinkler Irrigation, Irrigation Control)
- Speciality Plant Nutrition (Fertigation, Foliar Spray & Micronutrients)
- Greenhouse Cropping
- New for 2017! Precision Ag - Sensors and Information Technology Applied to Crop Management
SEGES / Denmark
SEGES offers solutions for the agriculture and food sector of tomorrow. We develop business opportunities in close partnerships with our customers, research institutions and companies worldwide. SEGES is part of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council.
Contact: Nicolai Fog HANSEN
Smart AKIS - Smart Farming Network
Smart AKIS Network is proud to announce the launch of the Smart Farming Platform, an online and free platform hosted on Smart AKIS webportal, open to farmers, researchers, industry and advisory services with the following services
TECHNOLOGY DATABASE - Browse, search and assess a broad database of Smart Farming technologies available.
QUICK ASSESSMENT TOOL - If you need guidance and advice on the Smart Farming Technologies most suited to your needs, you can fill in a short survey that will propose those most closely fitting your needs.
TECHNOLOGY FEED - If you are a company providing smart farming technologies or a researcher, you can feed your products and solutions into the Platform's smart farming technology database.
MESSAGE BOARD - A moderated Message Board will be open to farmers, advisory services, agronomists, researchers and companies, allowing questions on the use of a given technology, searches for partners for collaboration, dissemination of events, surveys for testing new products or the need for new smart farming technologies, etc.
Register to the Smart Farming Platform on this link: CEMA - European Agricultural Machinery; ACTA; FRcuma de l'Ouest; BioSense Institute; Agricultural University Of Athens, Food Science And Technology Department; DLG-Feldtage; ZALF Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung; Wageningen University; Delphy;
Digging in to new data coalition deal
Merger of Ag Data Coalition and the Growers Information Services Cooperative creates new way for farmers to store, protect farm-generated information.
GiSC Forms Strategic Alliance with Ag Data Coalition
Putting data to work for plant health management
Practical use of information to create decision-making tools is getting a lot of attention as the march to digital farming continues. BASF shares some advance work.
Special session at the Académie d’Agriculture de France - Farming Robots (25 January 2017)
Union of European Academies for Sciences applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA)
Cold and beautiful
Money has many different names!!! (a funny macho joke)
In temple or church, it's called Donation.
In school, it's Fee.
In marriage, it's called Dowry.
In divorce, Alimony.
When you owe someone, it's Debt.
When you pay the government, it's Tax.
In court, it's Fines.
Civil servant retirees, it's Pension.
Employer to workers, it's Salary.
Master to subordinates, it's Wages.
To children, it's Allowance.
When you borrow from bank, it's Loan.
When you offer after a good service, it's Tips.
To kidnappers, it's Ransom.
Illegally received in the name of service, it's Bribe or Corruption.
The question is: "When a husband gives to his wife, what do we call it???"
ANSWER: Money given to your wife is called DUTY, and every man has to do his duty because wives are not DUTY FREE.