crops

SUNY ESF
The many-specied, woody, short rotation crop goes beyond use as a renewable biomass.

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Nexus Media
Rising temperatures are turning farming into a high-wire tightrope act. In a hotter, drier, more volatile world, growers have little room to make mistakes, and agricultural know-how is quickly becoming a prized commodity.
Climate change projections suggest an increased variability of temperature and precipitation and extreme weather that can hit agriculture hard.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Climate change projections suggest an increased variability of temperature and precipitation and extreme weather that can hit agriculture hard.
The George Washington University
Are genetically engineered foods safe to eat? Have they had environmental impacts? Greg Jaffe cuts through the myths in this Planet Forward lecture.
Planet Forward/GWU
If you've got crops to sell in Africa, the trouble may be getting paid - unless you've got Agrimangr, a phone app that gives you all the info you need to get a fair deal.
The Dragon is an electric vehicle to serve as a personal tractor for farm workers doing hand work in the field. It provides a low seating position on a special seat to enable comfortable access to low growing crops. It is narrow such that it fits in... Read More
The Dragon Tractor is a farm vehicle that has many applications and intends to provide easier access to crops as well as more comfort for the operator. The Dragon can perform farming tasks including planting, cultivating, inspecting, pruning, and... Read More
UNSW Australia
Because there is less water available during a drought, water often picks up more minerals from the soil or ground and becomes saltier. These researchers in Australia say that their technology can efficiently filter water and remove salts so plants... Read More