A new concept autonomous tractor designed by the Innovation Group of CNH Industrial, led by the member of the Club of Bologna Giuseppe Gavioli, was recently presented in USA.
Fully autonomous machines or flexible tractors that combine standard operator-driven activities with selected automated tasks open a new wide horizon of sustainability and productivity improvements for farms all over the world.
All Club members congratulate Giuseppe for this extraordinary success and are proud and honored to collaborate with him.
Yoshisuke Kishida - member of the Club of Bologna - has been awarded the prestigious decoration of "Kyokujitsu Shoujushou" ("The Order Of The Rising Sun, Gold Rays With Rosette") from Emperor of Japan for his significant contributions to promote the development of agricultural mechanization in Japan and the world. This achievement honors his decades-long outstanding commitment to spread worldwide the most advanced studies on agricultural machinery and mechanization as editor of the international magazine AMA, Agricultural Mechanization of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
All members of the CoB are honored and proud of this remarkable recognition that stresses once more the importance of the mission of the Club of Bologna and express to Yoshisuke their heartfelt congratulations!
This new prize is reserved to Italian young researchers who published - by 30 June 2016 – a scientific paper (IF journal, indicating DOI) on the topic of “Engineering innovation in food technologies”.
The deadline is 15 October 2016 and the award is 700 €.
The 26th Meeting of the Club of Bologna Members will be held on 12nd and 13rd November 2016 in Bologna (Italy), during the EIMA International 2016
The Agenda of the meeting will be published before the event.
The Open Meeting of the Club of Bologna "Farm Machinary to Feed the World" (EXPO Milan 2015) signs and spreads The Milan Charter of Mechanization that was included in the annexes of the "Charter of Milan" handed to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon by that the Italian Minister of Agriculture Maurizio Martina on the occasion of World Food Day (Milan, 16 October 2015).