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Tags results for 'farming'

NASA satellite set to help farmers combat drought

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2014 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA is set to launch a new satellite with the capacity to measure soil moisture on a global scale.

Dutch team is developing crops fed by sea water

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014 01:00 AM
by AlexMuller
"We don’t see salination as a problem, we see it as an opportunity."

The world is losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2014 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been degraded by salt.

Are Salt-Loving Super Plants the Saviors of the Planet?

Posted in Science on 1st Nov, 2014 08:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's demand for food is set to increase by two-thirds by mid-century. That's where salt-loving plants, called halophytes, can make a difference.

This is how the world growing more and more food with less land

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2015 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Two decades ago, food production started rising independently of new land.

Bayer And Planetary Resources To Improve Agriculture With Space Data

Posted in Business on 1st Jun, 2016 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
'A powerful tool that can provide a new level of information on crops anywhere in the world'

Action needed to 'future-proof' pollinators

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2016 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
International scientists are calling for action to "future-proof" the prosperity of pollinating insects, birds and mammals.

Softbank and Bezos backed vertical farm startup has global expansion plans

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2017 09:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Plenty is a startup that has big vertical farming expansion plans $226 million in total venture funding.

This Startup Wants To Build Massive Indoor Farms Near Every Major City

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2017 03:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Vertical farming has gained a lot of traction over the past few years and is being heralded as the green solution to the growing global food crisis.

The Las Vegas vertical farm that aims to produce over 1 million pounds of produce every year

Posted in Business on 27th Aug, 2018 02:20 AM
by Alex Muller
The city could soon become a major purveyor of fresh greens, thanks to a new $30 million vertical-farming facility.

Electricity boosts crop yield by 30% while reducing pesticides and fertilizers

Posted in Science on 20th Sep, 2018 01:37 PM
by Alex Muller
China uses electricity instead of chemical pesticides and fertilizers to boost the growth of vegetables and fruits.

Microsoft researchers beat Tencent and Intel in autonomous greenhouse competition

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2018 10:11 AM
by Alex Muller
Microsoft Research have won a cucumber-growing competition held in autonomous greenhouses.

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