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Bayer to Invest $10 Million in Israeli Ag Tech Fund
Science & Tech  (tags: Bayer, Israeli technology, agriculture )

David
- 8 days ago - timesofisrael.com
The international pharmaceutical giant aims to shape the future of agriculture partnering with accelerator firm. Will work with Israeli firms involved in areas like biopesticides, packaging technology, & crop & animal breeding technologies.
Astronauts Grow First Flower Ever to Bloom in Outer Space
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, space, agriculture )

Glenn
- 101 days ago - news.yahoo.com
This shows that farming in space is possible.
Scientists Are on the Cusp of These 15 Discoveries That Will Transform the World
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, power, energy, robots, robotics, food production, agriculture, disease, cybercrime, cybersecurity, space exploration )

Freya
- 121 days ago - msn.com
Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.
China's Cloned Cows: Meat on the Table or Environmental Disaster?
Science & Tech  (tags: Cloning, Food security, Agriculture, The meat industry, Farming, Food, China, Asia Pacific, Food science, Genetics )

Judy
- 144 days ago - theguardian.com
Plans to clone cattle to meet China's growing demand for beef threaten to take the country down a dangerous road to pollution, food insecurity and ill health
Two Major US Aquifers Found to Be Saturated With Uranium
Science & Tech  (tags: Ogalala Aquifer, California's Central Valley, Texas, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, uranium, drinking water, agriculture, nitrates )

Judy
- 249 days ago - activistpost.com
Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have just completed a comprehensive analysis of roughly 275,000 water samples from 62,000 locations across the United States.
Scotland to Issue Formal Ban on Genetically Modified Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GM, Farming, Agriculture, Genetics, Scotland, Scottish National party (SNP), Scottish politics )

Judy
- 261 days ago - theguardian.com
Ministers aim to use recent EU powers to opt out of a regime that is expected to see greater commercial use of GM crops around Europe
Pollinators and the Rigged Neonic Seed Market
Science & Tech  (tags: U.S., Bees, Agriculture, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Poli, Pesticides )

Judy
- 264 days ago - commondreams.org
Concentrated market power in the seed industry has allowed a few multi-billion dollar companies like Bayer, Syngenta and Monsanto to significantly limit U.S. farmers' choices around seed coating.
Plant World to Get Israeli Internet of Things Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: plant-alert system, Israeli technology, agriculture )

David
- 295 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Phytech is teaming up with ADAMA to bring its PlantBeat plant alert system to farmers in North and South America. Equips crops with sensors that record information about the growing environment.
Legal Marijuana Cultivation Is Driving A Technology Revolution In Industrial Agriculture
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, cannabis, marijuana, industrial revolution, greenhouse, growing plants, development )

Kathryn
- 347 days ago - ibtimes.com
Deep within a cedar forest in British Columbia, Dan Sutton is building what he hopes will be the most energy-efficient, high-technology greenhouse for growing cannabis.
Israel Leads the Way in Agricultural Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, agriculture, climate, discovery, environment, health, habitat, research, science, society, technology, world )

Penny
- 353 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
While many of the innovators featured in both the Agrivest and Agritech conferences are exploring fascinating technologies, it is interesting to note that Israel is once again on the front lines of making the world a better place for everyone.
5 Step Plan to Feed the World and Cut Environmental Impact of Farming
Science & Tech  (tags: food, agriculture, feed the world )

Joe
- 641 days ago - ecojoes.com
A brief summary of a great article in National Geographic, talking about a 5 step plan to feed the estimated 9 billion people that'll live on Earth by 2050. Chiggity check it out!
Space Exploration Can Drive the Next Agricultural Revolution
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, agriculture )

Freya
- 869 days ago - space-travel.com
Habitation of outer space needs solving air, water, energy and food supplies within a tight space. And this isn't a problem of an apocalyptic, remote future. Developing this technology addresses some of the grand challenges to our civilization.
Monsanto Is Losing the Press
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, business, environment, investigation, research, science, technology )

Kit
- 1023 days ago - motherjones.com
It appears that farmers have gotten part of the message: Biotechnology alone will not solve their rootworm problems. But instead of shifting away from those corn hybrids, or from corn altogether, many are doubling down on insect-fighting -->
Silent Killer Has Beekeepers Buzzing
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, farms, crops, CCD, insects bees, beekeepers, endangered, protection, killing, extinction )

Dee
- 1026 days ago - timesunion.com
Stephen Wilson, wearing a bee suit, checks on one of his 11 hives in his apiary on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Altamont, N.Y. Wilson said that each of his hives have between 60,000 to 100,000 bees. (Paul Buckowski / Times Union)
 

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