Wednesday, December 19, 2018

What is novel farming?

Novel Farming is the application of current technologies for the development of new agricultural techniques. A prime example is indoor and vertical farming, which uses LED lighting, sensors, and automation to effectively stack indoor on top of another. Novel farming is also the development of new technologies to develop new agricultural products such as Sustainable Proteins that cultivates meat products in a laboratory.

Container-grown crops: A trend that reduces risks in agricultural practices

Agricool, a Paris-based agtech company, summon $28 million worth of investment from companies to turn ideal innovation into reality. "Cooltainers", large shipping containers, will...

Tree hopping technique helps Kenyan farmers restore farm lands

Farmers in Kenya uses the "tree hopping" technique to reduce the environmental impact of agricultural activities in arable lands. Furthermore, this process starts when farmers...

WRI releases sustainable solutions on food production system

Increasing population. Conversion of forests to agricultural lands. Reducing carbon emissions. How can we develop a sustainable food production system with all these? In fact,...

Rooftop greenhouse by Lufa Farms makes urban farming sustainable

Lufa Farms, the world's first commercial rooftop greenhouse, boasts its ability to innovate the food production system. Delivering thousands of food baskets from its greenhouses,...

Water ecology researcher shows rice plant’s ability to clean water

The researcher from the USDA-Agricultural Research and Service's Water Ecology introduces a study on rice as a cleaner to farm runoffs. After several tests, he...

Agroforestry and how it protects agricultural systems against global risks

Degraded land. Global population. Climate change. What is the role that agroforestry plays in addressing these issues? Agroforestry is the process of introducing trees into...

Real-time analysis of nutritional contents of animal feeds launch in U.S.

The Trouw Nutrition company in the United States introduces the NutriOpt On-Site Adviser that offers real-time analysis of feeds ingredients. Moreover, this platform helps farmers...

Carbon footprint of greenhouse horticulture to reduce through LED lighting

The Climate KIC project of Carbon LED aims to integrate LED lighting-based systems to achieve energy-saving and productive greenhouse horticulture.

Urban Farming: Awareness of How Food is Produced

The Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd (IKEA) collaborates with Tom Dixon, a well-known British designer, to promote the urban farming project in the cities. The said...
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