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Green cauliflower
From the cauliflower capital of the world, Riverhead, New York, USA, comes this usual cauliflower.  It was arrayed with other more usual cauliflowers in the common white, but also purple and orange.
13 November 2022 by Sabra Brock

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9 November 2022 by Lou Conway

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Star Trek for Potatoes
With populations growing and temperatures rising, shifting to a more sustainable future in agriculture is essential.The model potato farm feels a little like Star Trek: an international, multicultural crew armed with laptops, sensors and drones boldly going where no potato farmer has gone before.A team of postgrads from Dalhousie University, for example, is working on a crop-spraying rig that uses artificial intelligence to identify bugs and weeds that can harm the crop. Instead of spraying the whole field, pattern-recognition systems spot unwanted invaders and direct nozzles to target them. It takes just 200 milliseconds to identify a beetle and spray it.https://inkl.com/a/AmywxatAXN
6 November 2022 by IdeaSpies

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Bumblebee Disruptors
Whilst bumblebees are used to pollinate plants in glasshouses in other parts of the world, in Australia bumblebees are prohibited and pollination has been a manual task until now. Israel-based Arugga has up to 20 pollination robots now working in Costa‚Äôs glasshouse tomato crop in Guyra, Northern NSW.https://www.afr.com/markets/equity-markets/the-homegrown-agriculture-fund-betting-on-a-bumblebee-disruptor-20221007-p5bo40
11 October 2022 by Lou Conway

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Dancing Robot Honeybees
Dancing robot honeybees are being developed to encourage bee populations.A prototype hive that is made from 3D-printed clay and fu
11 October 2022 by IdeaSpies

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A powder that reduces methane emissions
The Kowbucha powder is blended into a milk-like drink fed to the calves at the Massey University farm in Palmerston North in New Z
11 October 2022 by IdeaSpies
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