Monday, July 23, 2018
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Rooftop Vineyard Brings Local Wine to New Yorkers

By Diana Kruzman NEW YORK (Reuters) When Devin Shomaker thinks about growing grapes, he doesn’t imagine the rolling hills of California’s Napa Valley or the greenery...

Robots Fight Weeds in Challenge to Agrochemical Giants

By Ludwig Burger and Tom Polansek YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland/CHICAGO (Reuters) In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table...

Big Ag Turns to Peas to Meet Soaring Global Protein Demand

By Rod Nickel and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea In a joint venture at a...

Insect Farms Gear Up to Feed Soaring Global Protein Demand

By Karl Plume LANGLEY, British Columbia (Reuters) Layers of squirming black soldier fly larvae fill large aluminum bins stacked 10-high in a warehouse outside of Vancouver....

Chocolate Forests – Can Cocoa Help Save The Amazon?

By Marcy Nicholson and Marcelo Teixeira NEW YORK/MEDICILÂNDIA, Brazil (Reuters) For years, Valdomiro Facchi has made a living ranching on land carved from the Amazon rainforest....

Walmart Patents Hint at Future Where Its Drones Tend The Farms

By Nandita Bose and Tom Polansek NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) Walmart Inc's patent filings hint that it may see a future where farmers use its drones to...
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