Farmers are looking for ways to reduce the time, energy, and resources that go into producing food. Boosting efficiency helps them meet the growing demands for food, increase productivity and profitability, and conserve natural resources. Robots working in the field may be an essential tool for the future of farming. Scientists and engineers around the world are designing ingenious new machines.
In our latest collection of food and farming links, we cover a five-step plan to feed the world (no biggie), how GMOs can be good for sustainability, and more.
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You're scrolling through your newsfeed, and a story jumps out: Scientists found an unpronounceable chemical in drinking water! Time to panic? Here's what you need to know.
We keep working to make farming better — so we can provide nutritious food at a nice price, foster global prosperity, and protect our environment
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Plant breeders are making fruits and veggies better, tastier, and healthier. Here’s how the magic (i.e. science) happens.
Farming has come a long way since Old MacDonald. Satellites, robots and other cool tech are helping farmers conserve resources, produce more food, and lower costs.
Bees are amazing workers, and some play a big role putting food on our plates. Want to give them a helping hand? Here are five ways to get started.
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