Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops – TechCrunch
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Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops – TechCrunch

The greatest threat to oil palm crops is the Rhinoceros beetle. They attack young plants and can potentially lower a farm's yield for many years.
When it comes to solar farms, sheep are great groundskeepers
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When it comes to solar farms, sheep are great groundskeepers

There are often overlaps between what makes a spot good for livestock and where it is good for solar farms. Both are large and flat. They also get
Satellites reveal the secrets of water-guzzling farms in California
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Satellites reveal the secrets of water-guzzling farms in California

Satellites reveal secrets to water-guzzling California farms Click to enlarge the image and toggle caption Dan Charles/NPR Dan Charles/NPR State
Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic
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Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic

Last December saw 101,000 chickens on a huge farm in the region of Astrakhan, southern Russia, begin to die. The state research center found that
Biden administration gives offshore wind farms a big boost
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Biden administration gives offshore wind farms a big boost

Nearly every coast of the US could see offshore wind farms. Today, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced plans to auction leases to developers in
Here’s Where The Biden Administration Hopes To Build Massive Offshore Wind Farms
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Here’s Where The Biden Administration Hopes To Build Massive Offshore Wind Farms

Topline According to the Department of the Interior, the federal government will lease off-shore sites in the next four year to build massive wind
UK National Grid in talks to build an energy island in the North Sea
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UK National Grid in talks to build an energy island in the North Sea

A North Sea Mischakeijser offshore wind farm/Getty Images National Grid, a UK company, has disclosed that it is currently in negotiations with two
Family farms are struggling with two hidden challenges: health insurance and child care
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Family farms are struggling with two hidden challenges: health insurance and child care

Kat Becker, a Wisconsin farmer, feeds hundreds of people every day with the vegetables that she grows. She wants to grow more. Her ability to grow
Troll farms reached 140 million Americans a month on Facebook before 2020 election, internal report shows
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Troll farms reached 140 million Americans a month on Facebook before 2020 election, internal report shows

A Facebook spokesperson Joe Osborne stated in a statement, that the company was already investigating these topics at Allen's report. We have set up
Cruise is buying solar energy from California farmers to power its electric, self-driving fleet – TechCrunch
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Cruise is buying solar energy from California farmers to power its electric, self-driving fleet – TechCrunch

Cruise, the self driving car company that is part of General Motors, launched a new initiative called Farm to Fleet. This will enable the company to