Vegetable farms

Grow hydroponic vegetables with the “catch-all” crop

I recently had the opportunity to join our volunteer Master Gardeners in Stark County on a tour of the student greenhouses on the Wooster Campus at Ohio State University. Our guide, Dr Uttara Samarakoon, Assistant Professor Specializing in Hydroponics and Floriculture, is also the Associate Program Coordinator of the Applied …

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INDOOR AGRICULTURE IS GAINING IN POPULARITY | The star

Indoor AGRICULTURE is on the rise in local agriculture with private companies like Sananbio supporting the government’s attempt to increase the level of vegetable self-sufficiency to 70% by 2025. “Building on Sananbio’s strong technical experience, I hope Sananbio will be able to help the Malaysian government achieve its modern agriculture …

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Quad-Cities prepares to welcome more refugees than ever | national news

When Hope Nyanduhura relocated to the United States as an African refugee, she encountered people who forged a similar path to America. Alongside nonprofits and resettlement agencies, the former refugees helped translate as she navigated through medical appointments, housing and paperwork and made her feel more at home. comfortable in …

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Reduced soil contamination from splashing fine beans

A A consortium of leading horticultural companies and researchers is investigating solutions to ‘splash soil’ contamination of fine beans grown by commercial and smallholder farmers in Kenya for export to the UK. The group, which received funding from Innovate UK in 2019, is undertaking on-farm research in Kenya to assess …

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Guide to Bellport and Brookhaven, New York

About 90 miles east of Manhattan is a small village on Long Island called Bellport. Drive through town on Main Street, South Country Road, and you’re off in a flash. This is exactly what people seem to like about it. Just 1.5 square miles and a few blocks from tidy …

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AppHarvest brings the future of agriculture to the present

(Photo: AppHarvest brings the future of agriculture to the present) Are you wondering how we can have the biggest positive impact on climate change? Look at the food we grow and eat. Farmers are the ones who bear the responsibility of producing food for the growing world population, but this …

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Rice fields, destroyed farms; inevitable food crisis!

It was revealed during a discussion held at the Ministry of Agriculture yesterday (15) that around 75,000 to 100,000 hectares of rice paddies have been damaged due to bad weather conditions. The most affected areas are in Puttalam, Anuradhapura and other districts and around 300 hectares of rice paddies in …

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New Jersey Thanksgiving Food and Takeout Options

Thanksgiving dinner is not unique. Some people like a fine dinner with silky mashed potatoes and elegantly roasted vegetables in shiny demi-glace. Others find a roast turkey with a hearty cornbread stuffing, simple braised sprouts, and a macaroni and cheese platter much more to their liking. We are not here …

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Tagalong robots follow you to know where you are going

Fast forward Piaggio When Amazon introduced its Astro home robot earlier this year, it first introduced the robot Following behind a person. It’s a simple idea that has captured people’s imaginations with science fiction depictions, like R2-D2 and BB-8 from Star wars, and in fact, with research projects like that …

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