agriculture

World Food Supply is Increasing Faster Than Population Growth

Posted in Business, Medicine on 27th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

The world population is growing at about 1.1% each year and world food production is increasing at a faster rate.

Speed Breeding Lets Us Develop Six Generations of Crops Instead of Two Each Year

Posted in Business, Science on 18th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will make it easier to increase crop yields to feed more people. Although we already have test fields with two to three times the yield of crops. So getting another double would mean we could feed more than 20 billion people.

The tech innovations that are helping to make food abundant

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

Over the last few years, we have seen a dramatic rise in exponential technologies transforming the food industry from seed to plate.

Softbank and Bezos backed vertical farm startup has global expansion plans

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Plenty is a startup that has big vertical farming expansion plans $226 million in total venture funding.

Action needed to 'future-proof' pollinators

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

International scientists are calling for action to "future-proof" the prosperity of pollinating insects, birds and mammals.