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Author: Leanna Garfield   Date Posted: 18 October 2017  

University of Maryland/Department of Energy ​ Before your produce reaches your fridge, it goes through a chain of suppliers: a farm, a truck, a packing, washing, and sorting facility, another truck, until it finally reaches your local grocery store. A new solar-powered home that grows leafy greens indoors skips most of thos ...


Author: SAMBIT KUMAR   Date Posted: 17 October 2017  

Vertical farming is a revolutionary approach used to produce food and medicinal plants in vertically stacked layers such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. It facilitates huge quantity of nutritious and quality fresh food without relying on favorable weather, high water usage, skilled labor, and high soil fertility. Moreover, it ensures reliable yield and consistency in crop production round the year along with climate control, and no effects of external environment factors such as diseases, pests, or predator att ...


Author: NEWS PROVIDED BY PUF Ventures   Date Posted: 28 September 2017  

VANCOUVER, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - PUF Ventures Inc. ("PUF" or the "Company") (CSE: PUF) (Frankfurt: PU3) (OTCPK: PUFXF), is pleased to announce that it has agreed to a strategic partnership with the Richmond Valley Council, the local government in the Northern Rivers region of northeastern New South Wales, Australia, to construct a 1 million-square-foot greenhouse operation, with large-scale manufacturing, processing and office facilities for the cultivation, ...


Author: Sally Nex   Date Posted: 10 September 2017  

Alongside the bustling crowds of shoppers on Clapham High Street in south London, there is a lift shaft. Take a ride 120 feet down into the dark underbelly of London and you come out into a curved-roof cavern, lined neatly with shelves and lit with an eerie pink light. Welcome to the world’s first underground farm. On the shelves are tray after tray of perfect fresh salads and herbs, feeding a 24/7 prod ...


Author: Behind the Bines by Ezra Johnson-Greenough   Date Posted: 1 September 2017  

In the world of beer, one ingredient reigns supreme: hops. The modern craft brewing ...


Author: Hayden Johnson   Date Posted: 31 August 2017  


Author: Tanaya Singh   Date Posted: 31 August 2017  

“You are what you eat,” they say. And that’s what Ajay Naik, a Goa-based hydroponic farmer, believes in. After quitting his job and giving up his company, this software engineer decided to help farmers across India learn about hydroponics and the use of technology in agriculture." ...


Author: Miss Mary Jane   Date Posted: 24 August 2017  

BREAKING: Hemp has finally been approved as food in Australia for the first time in over 50 years! Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1tap8DOBxE Source: ...


Author: Daily Wales Post   Date Posted: 24 August 2017  

The world’s hottest chili pepper - so fiery it could kill someone who eats it - has been created in North Wales. But the record-breaking, weapons-grade creation, developed by hobby grower Mike Smith also has a more positive use. It was developed to be used in medical treatment as an anesthetic because the oils that come from it are so potent that they can numb the skin. It measures more than 2.48m on the Scoville scale, and it could potentially cause a type of anaphylactic shock for someone who eats it, burning the airways and closing them up. ...