Sometimes the weeks just fly past without anything really spectacular happening, which makes writing a blog about things happening really hard. These past two weeks have been intense, full of fun stuff going down both at, and off campus – offering opportunities to write long and content rich posts.. Maybe even too many posts? […]
The debate over which management system (i.e. organic or conventional) is best geared towards feeding a growing population in the future has become a really popular topic on social media in the past few years; a debate that, had it taken place in a hypothetical bar, a hypothetical spectator would be guaranteed to witness a brawl.
One of the things we’ve discussed in class over the past few years is all of the hurdles one must go through to start an ag company from scratch. Some of these hurdles include having money, finding a suitable plot of land, getting the right tools and machinery, learning to grow, finding costumers and finally, being […]
Last week I came across a disturbing news article and agricultural “feat” that I just had to write about here. With the title “world record in spraying of plant protection agents” (paraphrased) the article explains how a self-driving tractor managed to spray 2638 hectares of land area in 24 hours, breaking the previous record […]