GM crops and the developing world

GM Crops

The majority of genetically modified (GM) crops are now cultivated in the developing world. In 2014, around 53% of the 182m hectares (nearly two million square kilometres) of GM crops were grown in these countries. Though, the “developing world” is a catch-all for many different countries. Brazil and Argentina are way out in front, planting nearly 70m hectares…

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Could the Future of Farming be Urban?

Urban Farming

Over the last two centuries, the United States of America has been transformed from a predominantly rural, agricultural nation into an urban one. Currently, over four-fifths of the U.S. population resides in urban areas. And yet, the urban population relies on food transported from farms hundreds, even thousands of miles away. And that includes everyone…

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Span tegnologie in vir effektiewe plaagbeheer


Produsente is goed daarop ingestel om plantpeste, siektes en onkruide met plaagdoders te beheer wanneer sulke plae gewasse bedreig. Sulke optrede is meestal reaktief en kos gewoonlik ‘n klein fortuin want dit is plaagdoders, spuittoerusting, brandstof en werkerstyd wat alles daarin belê word om plaagbeheer effektief toe te pas. Soms vang plae produsente onkant, soos…

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New technology and innovation in aquaculture and offshore cage farming


Technology can be most broadly defined as the entities, both material and immaterial, created by the application of mental and physical effort in order to achieve some value. In this usage, technology refers to tools and machines that may be used to solve real-world problems. Technology is important because it makes you feel more secure…

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