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World's first fully robot-run farm to grow 10 million lettuces a year

World's first fully robot-run farm to grow 10 million lettuces a year

If you thought field robotics was a niche ag-industry, think again. A Japanese horticultural firm is developing the world’s first fully automated farm, a large-scale indoor facility expected to churn out 30,000 clean, green lettuce heads a day, while dramatically cutting input costs.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 6th Nov 2015
$13m research collaboration promises better dairy products

$13m research collaboration promises better dairy products

Australia’s dairy industry could soon be producing longer-lasting, smoother-textured, better tasting products with boosted nutritional value in more eco-friendly, cost-effective ways, thanks to a five-year, $13 million research collaboration....
Merran White, Published 6th Apr 2015
Want harder, healthier, tastier nuts? Ask these Adelaide researchers how...

Want harder, healthier, tastier nuts? Ask these Adelaide researchers how...

Almond trees that fertilise themselves, resist disease and produce more, higher-nutrient, better-tasting nuts? Yes, it is possible, say Uni of Adelaide researchers – and the first such trees could be on the market by 2016.
Merran White, Published 26th Mar 2015
AgInnovators 5: Amazing bleeding veggie burger and more

AgInnovators 5: Amazing bleeding veggie burger and more

  Amish farmer revolutionising the sciene of no-spray farming Amish farmers are a natural fit for organic farming as they generally eschew modern technology and comforts for traditional methods.  While some still use...
Brian Houston, Published 24th Nov 2014
BARLEYmax high-fibre grain could help combat major disease

BARLEYmax high-fibre grain could help combat major disease

A high-fibre, low-GI grain developed by CSIRO researchers and grown only in Australia could help stave off colon cancer and other major diseases. Thanks to its high levels of amylase or ‘resistant’ starch, foods made with BARLEYmax have...
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 20th Nov 2014

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