Robotic innovations are becoming increasingly integrated with agriculture to make our growing systems efficient and sustainable. Recently, a startup called Carbon Robotics unveiled a new autonomous machine that uses computer vision and high-powered lasers to comb through fields … [Read more...] about This robot uses chemical-free efficiency to remove thousands of weeds
Farmers in Bangladesh are ahead of the game when it comes to developing creative solutions for planting in places where there is more water than land because Bangladesh’s wild monsoon season gives farmers no choice but to adapt to excess rains. According to experts, 20 percent … [Read more...] about How will farmers face rising sea levels? Floating gardens may be the answer.
Ceriporia lacerata is a type of fungus that causes trees to rot, but researchers have recently discovered that the fungus holds significant potential in helping boost tomato yields and reduce the need for fertilizers. Fertilizers are often used on tomato farms because the plant … [Read more...] about Tree fungus can help boost tomato yields and improve flavor
Wildlife and the agricultural industry have long been at odds in California’s Central Valley. The rich farming region known as “the breadbasket of the world” is responsible for 20 percent of the US’ rice production, but it’s also a critical habitat space for migratory birds which … [Read more...] about New partnership helps wildlife and farmers coexist peacefully in California
Recently, we shared a story about how feeding cattle seaweed could significantly reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with livestock farming. Now, we would like to introduce to you Deep Branch, a UK-based startup that aims to cut the environmental footprint of … [Read more...] about Sustainable agriculture startup turns CO2 into animal feed