After Millennia Of Agricultural Expansion, The World May Have Passed 'Peak Agricultural Land'

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Several sources suggest that global agricultural land use has fallen in recent decades.

Walmart Is Investing Heavily Into Vertical Farming

Posted in Business, Science on 29th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

The company says this system enables them to use just one percent of the land required by traditional farming while improving yields 150-350 times per acre.

Arable launches a new generation of IoT tools for data-driven farming

Posted in Software on 11th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Arable is moving agriculture tech forward today with a new generation of internet of things (IoT) tools that enable farmers to take advantage of advanced sensors, wireless networks, and machine learning recommendations to improve crop growth.

Microsoft researchers beat Tencent and Intel in autonomous greenhouse competition

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

Microsoft Research have won a cucumber-growing competition held in autonomous greenhouses.

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

Posted in Science on 20th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

China uses electricity instead of chemical pesticides and fertilizers to boost the growth of vegetables and fruits.