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Now, know your soil at mobile testing lab

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ever wondered why certain crops grow well in certain areas in the state, but less luxuriantly in other places? The reason is difference in soil types. In a bid to help farmers, the State Soil Survey and Soil Conservation Department has decided to roll out a mobile laboratory. Though the mobile lab will be […]

World’s largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight or water in Newark

An ambitious, almost fantastical, manifestation of agricultural technology is expected to come to fruition this fall. From the remains of an abandoned steel mill in Newark, New Jersey, the creators of AeroFarms are building what they say will be the largest vertical farm, producing two million pounds of leafy greens a year. Whether it even […]