Saturday, January 19, 2019
Tags Agricultural technology

Tag: agricultural technology

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...
ames Martin, chef at Sydney's Old Fitzroy Hotel, explains to customers next to a menu board about the dish called parmagiana or parma for short, and how proceeds from their order will go to Australian farmers

Australians Eat ‘Parma’ for Drought-Stricken Farmers

By Stefica Nicol Bikes SYDNEY (Reuters) Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia's parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called...
A woman drinks a sample of red wine at the New York Wine Expo

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...
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...