FROM SERGIO ANTOLINI’S “ARGONAUTA”: THE EVOLUTION OF WHEAT AND AGRICULTURE

What prompted man to experiment with original species and use artificial selection? What were the benefits of the agricultural revolutions? How did agriculture change with the advent of genetic engineering? What is the challenge of the third millennium? These are just some of the questions that Sergio Antolini seeks to answer in his book “Argonauta”, tackling his subject with historical rigour and taking the reader on a journey that combines mythology, philosophy, religion and science.

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OCRIMWEBINAR – THE BENEFITS OF AUTOMATION

With autumn around the corner, a new series of “Maintenance & Automation” webinars will begin. Registration is already open for the first event, “The future is @mobile”, which will be held on Thursday 23rd September regarding automation applied to Ocrim machines. The speakers, Luca Fiorani – web&Mobile Developer – and Ivan Marzani – PLC Designer – will illustrate the Tablet@Mobile System for intelligent machine management. You can watch operation of the application connected to the rolling mill live.

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SUDAN’S INTEREST IN OCRIM KNOW-HOW AND TECHNOLOGIES

A future based on collaboration, economic growth and social well-being: these are the prospects of the meeting held in Rome’s Sudanese Embassy on 26 July last. Event guests included six leading Italian companies leaders in the Italian in the agri-food sector and the Sudanese Minister for Agriculture H.E. Eltahir Ismail Mohamed HARBI.

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CAI – CONSORZI AGRARI D’ITALIA

Consorzi Agrari d’Italia is the first fully integrated system at a national level. It combines​ the skills and capacity to promote products in the supply chains of Italy’s main agro-industrial group, BF S.p.A., with the local networks of the various consortia involved. The project relies on a network that produces 650 million Euros in annual revenue and involves over 11,000 members throughout the country.

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GIROLOMONI AND OCRIM ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Pioneer of the Made in Italy organic production, the Cooperativa Agricola Girolomoni stood out thanks to its founder’s visionary idea: by creating the company, Gino Girolomoni has been able to shape his love for the Earth. Ocrim know-how and milling technology allowed the prestigious agricultural cooperative to oversee the entire supply chain – from seedlings to plants.  In fact, Ocrim designed a new milling plant next to the factory, the project started in 2019. Today Girolomoni organic pasta is marketed, appreciated and exported all over the world in different size. Nowadays it has become a symbol of quality and traceability. The ground wheat get processed according to a zero mile production in the bucolic land between the regions of Marche and Umbria.

In the picture: a view of Girolomoni Mill, purifiers made in Ocrim, published on the March 2021 issue of the prestigious magazine “National Geographic” Italia.