Category: Agricultural Equipment

  • Korea presents new farm development model globally

    Korea presents new farm development model globally

    Left with the ashes of the Korean War, Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Having three meals a day was an unattainable luxury for many, who relied on donations from developed countries. “Barley hump,” or the pre-harvest period between May and June when there was no food, had been haunting Korea’s […]

  • KT brings LTE service to the office for first time

    KT brings LTE service to the office for first time

    Korean network operator KT Corp. has become the first in the world to install Long-Term Evolution network service in office surroundings to pave the way for smoother and safer communication. The service allows employees and customers to utilize the intranet of a firm through mobile devices in a secure manner, as it is operated separately […]

  • [Photo News] OCI completes 10MW plant in Huai'an

    [Photo News] OCI completes 10MW plant in Huai'an

    OCI COMPLETES HUAI’AN SOLAR PLANT — OCI president Huh Man (center) and company officials hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to mark the completion of OCI’s 10-megawatt solar power plant located in a 270,000-square-meter-wide crab farm in Hongze County of Huai’an, China. The plant, able to produce electricity for some 3,600 households, will become a supplier […]

  • KT to invest in agricultural projects in Korea

    KT to invest in agricultural projects in Korea

    KT said Monday that it has teamed up with ASO Farm Land of Japan to jointly develop a “smart farming theme park.” The Bundang-based KT said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which is non-binding, with the Japanese agricultural theme park operator for the project. KT plans to implement its latest smart farming systems, […]

  • Child abuse on the rise

    Child abuse on the rise

    Reports of child abuse have surged by 77 percent over the last four years, reaching 10,027 cases last year, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare this week. Child abuse is categorized into four types, although 48 percent of cases were categorized as involving multiple forms of abuse. By individual type, neglect was the […]

  • Korea opens doors to Peruvian mangoes

    Korea opens doors to Peruvian mangoes

    Peruvian mango exports to South Korea are set to get underway this season, after Korean authorities approved a phytosanitary protocol for the fruit today. Peru’s Agriculture Minister Juan Manuel Benites confirmed the breakthrough had been achieved after three years of technical efforts from the country’s National Service of Agrarian Health (Senasa) and the Quarantine Agency […]

  • Korea's rice production hits 6-year high in 2015

    Korea's rice production hits 6-year high in 2015

    South Korea’s rice production hit a six-year high in 2015 caused by greater yield per cultivated land, government data showed Friday. According to the data from Statistics Korea, South Korea produced a total of 4.32 million tons of rice this year, up 2 percent from 4.24 million tons a year earlier. This marked the third […]

  • Korea to resume kimchi exports to China

    Korea will soon be able to resume shipping kimchi to China as regulators on the mainland are set to ease rules on one of Korea’s most representative dishes, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Friday. The news came after the Korea-China summit between President Park Geun-hye and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang […]

  • Food industry emerging as next growth engine

    Food industry emerging as next growth engine

    If one asks which industry has served as the driving force of the Korean economy today, nine out of 10 people would readily say it is manufacturing. Thanks to the growth of heavy and chemical manufacturing, Korea has made breakthroughs in trade, surpassing $1 trillion in volume in the 21st century. However, manufacturing is now […]

  • The Business of Agriculture: Cold-hardy kiwi has high-value potential

    The Business of Agriculture: Cold-hardy kiwi has high-value potential

    The first time Iago Hale popped a cold-hardy kiwifruit in his mouth in graduate school, he was left speechless, amazed that he had never encountered the delicious, grape-like fruit before. Now, the researcher with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire is a hardy kiwifruit breeder working to develop the […]