food off-grid. Self-sufficiency is a must in the modern age, which is why one California-based company is using shipping containers to create micro-farms.
One retired teacher who should have known better arrived at the meeting and suggested that having solar panels in the area could prevent plants from growing, because there would be less sun energy for photosynthesis.
As more and more people become educated; how, where and all the questions that come along with the way food is grown, people are finding out there is a difference between organic, naturally grown and all naturally grown.
Earlier forms of this GM crop included the transgenic tomato (FlavrSavr) which had a "deactivated" gene. This meant that the tomato plant was no longer able to produce polygalacturonase, an enzyme involved in fruit softening. The premise was that
Italian architect Stefano Boeri is in the process of building a 36-story apartment building that will be comprised of 100 trees, 6,000 shrubs, and 18,000 plants.
"I love honey. This is amazing," you read over and over again in the comments from people worldwide who have no clue what goes into beekeeping. The gadget allows you to harvest honey without opening the hive, and Australian inventors, Stuart and
A Creighton University economist said ongoing job cuts at manufacturing companies throughout the Midwest will continue into early 2016 as the agriculture and energy industries still battle low commodities prices.
As GMOs would cause 'irreversible damage'
The text of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) has now been published here.
Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have discovered a gene in an ancient Australian native tobacco plant that they say is the key to growing crops in space.
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It's what is being called SMART pesticides. These pesticides provide safe & nearly permanent solution for controlling over 200,000 species of insects ??" and all thanks to the 'magic' of mushrooms.
The 7-foot tall NutriTower is specifically designed to fit in small spaces and can hydroponically grow a variety of edible plants.
Monsanto Co. said it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-savings plan, joining a growing list of major corporations struggling to contain the damage from the decline in world commodities prices.
Colonel Sanders' original document for KFC's secret recipe is reportedly guarded in a safe placed inside a Mission Impossible-style motion-detecting vault. Jay Bush of Bush's Baked Beans is the only one who knows its signature spice blend other
The Chinese are now entering a new phase of "red capitalism." The recent Chinese stock market crash that wiped out some 30 percent of the market's value may well be a prelude to something worse. Nothing is guaranteed.
n other words, Russia just blazed way past the issue of GMO labeling and shut down the use of any and all GMOs that would have otherwise entered the food supply through the creation of packaged foods (and the cultivation of GMO crops). "As far a
The Dutch team who have grown the world's first burger in a lab say they hope to have a product on sale in five years.
A few years out of graduate school in botany, Paul Gray found himself tinkering with the lights for growing Green Crack.
The dream of sending humans to Mars presents a number of scientific challenges, not the least of which is: what do you eat on a planet where nothing grows?
However, this should be anything but shocking news. A number of health concerns caused by glyphosate, the main ingredient in the herbicide, have been documented in recent years
Some anti-GMO activists, including Indian scientist and organic-farming champion Vandana Shiva, have blamed the high suicide rates directly on biotech seeds - specifically, cotton tweaked by Monsanto to contain the Bt pesticide, now used on more tha
Pity Monsanto, the genetically modified seed and agrichemical giant. Its share price has plunged 25 percent since the spring.
Michael Schmidt, a Canadian raw-milk activist for almost 30 years, has been battling the Canadian government for the legalization of raw milk for the last decade. He distributes raw milk to consumers by selling shares of his cows, ....
A better kind of factory farm
An oasis of greenery is floating on the Gowanus Canal in New York City, purifying the water and brightening the murky waterway.
Ficus trees are a favorite of mine as they are able to grow quite large depending on the type of pot you have them in. They typically stand between 2 and 10 feet tall and have some serious air cleaning abilities. You can also keep it outside in t
With the world's population expected to hit 9.1 billion by 2050, coupled with the growing effects of climate change on our ability to grow crops, a company out of Barcelona has proposed a solution to feeding the future world.
A tall rectangular building juts out of a mountainside on a Norwegian island just 800 miles from the North Pole. Narrow and sharply edged, the facility cuts an intimidating figure against the barren Arctic background. But the gray building holds the