The Farms of the Future Will Be Automated From Seed to Harvest

31 October 2017 – Swarms of drones buzz overhead, while robotic vehicles crawl across the landscape. Orbiting satellites snap high-resolution images of the scene far below. Not one human being can be seen in the pre-dawn glow spreading across the land. Read more…


New research uses mussel shells to control grass grubs in vineyards

5 October 2017 – Mussel shells are already used to control weeds in vineyards and now may be able to repel destructive grass grubs too, new Lincoln University research suggests. Read more…


Robotic Farmers Can Literally Reap What They Sow

13 September 2017 – If you want to grow a field full of barley but don’t want to get your hands dirty, never fear: robots can do the whole dang thing. See them in action. Read more…


Grape marc proves a superfood for abalone

9 June 2017 – WASTE from the wine industry is being developed into aquaculture feed with highly promising results. Read more…


Now, You Can Send Lemonade Over the Internet

Researchers at the National University of Singapore successfully simulated the taste and appearance of lemonade in a plain glass of water using electrodes. Read more…