Displaying 1 - 13 of 13
Aquaponics and other indoor ag systems rely on access to water and energy, not soil or seas. Siting them near existing distribution hubs or industrial parks makes plenty of sense.
July 31, 2020 by Jim Giles
There are gaps in coverage, but a new dashboard aggregates more than 170 indicators about food waste, greenhouse gas emissions and other key agricultural metrics.
June 19, 2020 by Jim Giles
But the broader agricultural world can learn much from how those operations use data.
February 26, 2020 by Karn Manhas
A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.
November 27, 2019 by Gareth Armanious
Articial intelligence and big data may help produce more food, use less water, limit resource consumption, redirect food waste and reduce food prices.
November 25, 2019 by Katherine Walla
The island-state imports most of its food, but is threatened by crop yields and policy changes around the world.
May 31, 2019 by Darren Tan
Cuba offers interesting lessons for how to develop urban agriculture, including government-allocated land and agroecological methods that deliver high yields and diverse crops in small spaces.
February 22, 2019 by Miguel Altieri
The biggest food company in the world is expanding animal agricultural technology.
January 23, 2019 by Jenny Ahlen
Lab-grown promises to be one of modern science’s finest hours. Is it enough to change, or end, the way humans consume animals?
April 22, 2017 by Wayne Pacelle
Cannabis companies are hiring agriculture experts to grow newly legal businesses, but pitfalls such as organic labeling and big energy bills loom large.
April 20, 2017 by Lauren Hepler
Growing crops inside artificially lit, energy-intensive, high-tech containers negates the benefits of local agriculture.
October 4, 2016 by Jonathan Foley
Creative businesses aim to get food that would otherwise be wasted into the hands of those who can use it.
May 3, 2016 by Tom Jackson