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Friday, December 14, 2018
Tags Agricultural tech

Tag: agricultural tech

High-fiber wheat plants grow in a Calyxt greenhouse in New Brighton

Gene-Editing Startups Ignite The Next ‘Frankenfood’ Fight

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest...
The prototype of an autonomous weeding machine by Swiss start-up ecoRobotix is pictured during tests on a sugar beet field near Bavois

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...
Walmart store in Encinitas California

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...
An employee of the urban farming start-up Infarm checks an indoor growing system at the company's showroom in Berlin

Berlin Urban Farm-In-A-Box Raises $25 Million for European Expansion

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) Berlin-based urban farming start-up Infarm has raised $25 million to expand its indoor growing system - a soil-less technology better...
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