agritech

Top Tweets
pennsylvania fracking
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
Harris narrows potential VP picks to climate, energy moderates
Washington governor defends climate law against repeal effort
indoor farming
Photo by Petr Magera on Unsplash

AppHarvest promised Kentucky green jobs. It delivered 'hell on earth'

The inside story of how the celebrated startup AppHarvest's indoor farming scheme imploded — and took its blue-collar workforce down with it.
What will the rise of giant indoor farms mean for Appalachian Kentucky?

What will the rise of giant indoor farms mean for Appalachian Kentucky?

AppHarvest says it’s inventing an industry ‘from scratch,’ but it’s unclear how the upstart will balance its promise to rural people with a move toward automation.
robotic farmworkers
www.wired.co.uk

Brexit and Covid left farms bereft of workers. Enter Dick the robot

Meet Dick, a friendly farmhand who uses a five-pronged wand to electrocute weeds to death.

Farming and climate change
www.ft.com

Farming and climate change

Indigo, a Boston-based agritech start-up, plans to pay farmers to store carbon in soil - part of a growing field of climate-related agricultural practices that seek to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the air.

ORIGINAL REPORTING
MOST POPULAR
CLIMATE