#FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News #FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners Facebook Twitter #FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners SHARE In celebration of National Ag Week 2018, Indiana’s Family of Farmers (IFoF) donated $10,000 worth of meals to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. IFoF agreed to donate one meal, up to $10,000, each time someone posted to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #FarmersProvide.“Farmers in Indiana and across the country play a vital role in providing the food that we rely on to feed our families,” said Jeanette Merritt, chair of the IFOF operations committee and director of checkoff programs at Indiana Pork. “But for many Hoosiers, hunger is a real problem they face every day. We’re thrilled to be able to help feed some of Indiana’s hungry with the help of Gleaners and everyone who participated in our Ag Day social media campaign.”Merritt presented the $10,000 check to John Elliott, President/CEO of Gleaners, in a presentation on Monday to kick off National Ag Week.IFoF is made up of many agriculture organizations in Indiana that have rallied around the group’s mission to raise the awareness of Indiana’s quality farmers and quality foods. SHARE By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 20, 2018 Facebook Twitter Previous articleEskenazi Health, Indiana Grown Expand Locally Sourced Food OfferingsNext articleHouse Democrats Want to Review Farm Bill Draft Hoosier Ag Todaylast_img read more

Next Geosolutions Wins in Mediterranean Sea

first_imgNext Geosolutions has recently been awarded three marine survey contracts from three different clients to be accomplished in direct continuation in the Mediterranean Sea.The projects will involve a full range of marine survey disciplines including onshore, nearshore and offshore activities, most of which will be undertaken by means of ROV-mounted sensors and tools.The first one, which has just been completed, encompassed multi-discipline survey tasks aimed to support a deep-water survey pipeline project, involving geophysical, environmental, archaeological and UXO survey and relocation activities.The other two missions are submarine cable route surveys providing topographical, geophysical, geotechnical and UXO survey activities in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to be accomplished by means of hull-mounted, towed and ROV-based equipment.All three projects will be undertaken primarily from the multi-purpose vessel “Ievoli Cobalt”, which is permanently fitted with Schilling ROV system operated by ROVOP . Onshore teams and nearshore spreads will complement operations locally.The three projects will keep this spread busy for the whole summer and autumn season 2019.Carlo Pinto, COO of Next Geosolutions, said: “We consider this a great achievement for various good reasons. First of all, we have acquired two new prestigious clients, which we intend to develop a very long-standing relationship with. Secondly, we are extremely proud to provide our contribution to the realisation of all the most important energy infrastructures in this part of the world. Finally, with such a project optimisation, we are guaranteeing valuable continuity to our vessel and relevant spread utilisation, which we trust to keep on enduring for many months to come.”last_img read more