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Farms Turn to Tech Amid Water Warnings
Remote sensors measure soil moisture and relay the readings by Wi-Fi. Cellphone apps collect data from agricultural weather stations and calculate how much water different crops are consuming.
Aug 13th, 2019
Ortho to Drop Chemicals Linked to Bee Decline
The chemicals, called neonics for short, attack the central nervous systems of insects. Some advocates say neonics are one of several reasons behind declining populations of bees, which are major pollinators of food crops.
Apr 12th, 2016