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NZ farming expertise fosters NZ-China relationship – Massey News (press release)

Massey News (press release) NZ farming expertise fosters NZ-China relationshipMassey News (press release)He says the benefits flow both ways “We are discovering things about indoor sheep farming systems that might have a place in environmentally sensitive parts of New Zealand”. As well as environmental benefits, Professor Blair says there is huge economic … Read More

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Americans Can Survive On Locally-Grown Food Alone Except In New York City … – The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr Americans Can Survive On Locally-Grown Food Alone Except In New York City …The InquisitrThe Inquisitr reported on such solutions, most being efficient ways of farming. One solution was made by the Japanese when they created the world’s largest indoor farm. Another solution was to create solar-powered aquaponic farms that float on water … […]

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Gearing up for growth, Tender Greens innovates with hydroponics – Nation’s Restaurant News (blog)

Nation’s Restaurant News (blog) Gearing up for growth, Tender Greens innovates with hydroponicsNation’s Restaurant News (blog)Most of the chain’s produce comes from Scarborough Farms in Oxnard, Calif., which is also an equity partner in Tender Greens. Scarborough is also working on building hydroponic and indoor–growing facilities to allow Tender Greens to serve its local … Read […]

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Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a Year – The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a YearThe Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard NewsShellfish constable Isaiah Scheffer has proposed four new areas for commercial oyster farming just east of the existing six areas in Menemsha Pond. Each new area — a long parallelogram — would cover about […]

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Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great … – Dorchester Reporter

Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great …Dorchester ReporterThe Dorchester settlement was selected as an appealing location with conditions favorable for gardens and the feeding of farm animals on which the new settlers would lean heavily for their subsistence on this new continent. The harbor of Massachusetts … Read More

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element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming … – EBN

element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming …EBNSponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the potential to … Read More

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June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitat – Marshfield Mail (subscription)

June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitatMarshfield Mail (subscription)… University of Missouri Extension Marshfield Mail – Marshfield, Missouri | 0 comments. A June 27 field day at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center will look at how farmers, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts can manage habitat for … Read More

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Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The … – The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The …The InquisitrThe aforementioned methods are great, but when it comes to urban establishments – cities for example – the only viable way to farm would be up. Such a method seems unbelievable given the fact conventional farming is always viewed horizontally. […]

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Inside the growing appeal of urban farming – GreenBiz

GreenBiz Inside the growing appeal of urban farmingGreenBizBy growing food indoors, these containers eliminate the need for pesticides and herbicides. Indoor plants are able to produce food year-round instead of seasonally, reducing the amount of fruits and vegetables flown in from other countries. Freight …and more » Read More

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