Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]

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Australian of the Year: Dr Graeme Stevenson, soil management expert #AOTY2020

About 30 years ago, I was working in one of the country towns in the Department of Agriculture and the local … one of the local dairy farmers grabbed me one day and said ‘come and have a look at what I’ve got on my place, Graeme’. And he showed me the dung beetles. Wow. […]

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SCIENCE!: Growing Plants in Space with the APH

>>SO IN THIS SPACE WE HAVE THREE I.S.F. ENVIRONMENTAL SIMULATOR CHAMBERS THAT PIPE NEAR REAL-TIME DATA FOR TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, AND CO2.>>THIS IS THE VEGGIE FACILITY GROUND CONTROL UNIT FOR THE VEG-O3-A GROW OUT THAT’S HAPPENING ON I.S.S. RIGHT NOW.>>WITH THE FOOD WE HAD ON BOARD HERE, THERE’S THE NUTRITIONAL ASPECT OF IT BUT ALSO THERE’S […]

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