Slashdot Items Tagged "agriculture"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @10:50AM Farmers In India Are Using AI To Increase Crop Yields
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:34PM Bill Gates and Richard Branson Back Startup That Grows 'Clean Meat'
Thursday June 08, 2017 @09:43AM US Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It's Blowing Away
Thursday November 24, 2016 @10:23PM Slashdot Asks: Will Farming Be Fully Automated in the Future?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @02:04PM Can Cow Backpacks Reduce Global Methane Emissions?
Monday May 23, 2016 @12:06PM Robot Ranchers Monitor Animals On Giant Australian Farms
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:31PM Drones Could Replace $127 Billion Worth Of Human Labor
Monday April 25, 2016 @02:26PM Does More Carbon Dioxide Mean Increased Crop Water Productivity?
Monday April 11, 2016 @05:25PM Over 80 Percent of China's Well Water Is Polluted
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:07AM Dutch Researchers Grow Crops In Simulated Lunar and Martian Soil
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Friday December 11, 2015 @06:11PM Dow Chemical and DuPont Plan Huge Merger Followed By a Split
Thursday December 10, 2015 @04:09PM Disease-Resistant Pigs Latest Win For Gene Editing Technology
Sunday November 01, 2015 @04:10PM Bumblebees Used For Targeted Pesticide Deliveries
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM A Real-Life Space Botanist Comments On the Potato Garden In 'The Martian'
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:42AM Wildflowers Give Bees a Dose of Pesticides
Monday October 05, 2015 @05:58PM Sensor Network Makes Life Easier For Japan's Aging Rice Farmers
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:00AM WWII Bomb Shelter Becomes Hi-Tech Salad Farm
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @06:35AM Scotland To Ban GM Crops
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:44PM Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:59AM Olympic Organizer Wants To Feed Athletes Fukushima Produce
Friday April 24, 2015 @04:59PM Bees Prefer Nectar Laced With Neonicotinoids
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Saturday September 06, 2014 @11:25PM Dirty Diapers Used To Grow Mushrooms
Friday August 08, 2014 @09:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:35AM Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:14PM US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:27AM "Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:33PM DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:31PM Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:36AM Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder
Sunday May 04, 2014 @09:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:12AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:24AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @11:56PM Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @07:51AM Desert Farming Experiment Yields Good Initial Results
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @11:22AM Cow Burps Tapped For Fuel
Sunday October 20, 2013 @10:24AM Scientists Say Climate Change Is Damaging Iowa Agriculture
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @07:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Saturday July 13, 2013 @04:49PM A Scientist's Quest For Perfect Broccoli
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @07:11AM UC Davis Investigates Using Helicopter Drones For Crop Dusting
Saturday May 25, 2013 @06:54AM African Soil Mapped For the Very First Time
Sunday February 10, 2013 @03:27PM Corn Shortage Hampers US Ethanol Production
Friday January 04, 2013 @05:58PM Anti-GMO Activist Recants
Wednesday December 26, 2012 @12:46PM UK Milk Supply Contains New MRSA Strain
Saturday November 10, 2012 @07:32AM Climate Change Could Drive Coffee To Extinction By 2080
Sunday October 21, 2012 @09:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Monday October 08, 2012 @12:51AM Supreme Court To Decide If Monsanto GMO Patents Are Valid
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @07:43AM Sweet Times For Cows As Gummy Worms Replace Corn Feed
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @07:26AM How Sensors and Software Turn Farms Into Data Mines
Saturday June 23, 2012 @04:47PM Cyanide-Producing GM Grass Linked To Texas Cattle Deaths
Saturday April 07, 2012 @11:07AM Colony Collapse Disorder Linked To Pesticide, High-Fructose Corn Syrup
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @10:48AM BASF Moves GM Plant Research From Europe To US
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:21AM Is E85 Dead Now?
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @10:29AM Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @12:36PM This Gadget Keeps Bees in Even the Smallest Apartm
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @11:15AM Why So Many Crashes of Bee-Carrying Trucks?
Thursday September 29, 2011 @07:36AM Encoding Messages In Bacteria
Thursday July 14, 2011 @12:36PM Scientists Breeding Super Bees
Thursday June 16, 2011 @09:06PM Iowa Rejects Video Privacy Protection For Cows
Saturday May 28, 2011 @06:00PM FDA Sued To Stop Antibiotic Abuse On Factory Farms
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:28AM A Look At the World's Dwindling Food Supply
Sunday December 26, 2010 @03:38PM Once-Darling Ethanol Losing Friends In High Places
Sunday December 05, 2010 @01:59PM Japanese Robot Picks Only the Ripest Strawberries
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @12:36PM Bees Reveal Nature-Nurture Secrets
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @01:06PM How the Global Seed Vault Aims To Fight Future Famine
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @02:45PM UN May Ban Blotting Out the Sun
Friday October 08, 2010 @05:10PM Mystery of the Dying Bees Solved
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @09:23PM Video Adverts On the Printed Page
Friday August 13, 2010 @10:33AM Man Takes Up Internal Farming
Thursday August 12, 2010 @10:18AM North Korea Offers To Pay Debt In Ginseng
Sunday July 18, 2010 @06:08AM First Halophile Potatoes Harvested
Sunday June 27, 2010 @08:21PM Microwave Pain Ray Keeps Frost From Killing Crops
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:46AM 'Peak Wood' Offers Parallels For Our Time
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:18AM Study Claims Cellphones Implicated In Bee Loss
Saturday May 08, 2010 @12:01PM First Superbugs, Now Superweeds
Saturday April 24, 2010 @06:39AM Aral Sea May Recover; Dead Sea Needs a Lifeline
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @12:26AM Cows On Treadmills Produce Clean Power For Farms