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Arise, robotic slug slayers

Slugs are greedy guests on farms. Some estimates reckon a single slug is capable of killing up to fifty wheat seeds within one week of sowing. A group of UK innovators and farmers are working on a robotic solution.

Can vertical farming help in the battle against Covid-19?

Vertical farming companies have largely seen Covid-19’s pressure on globalized food supply chains as a confirmation of what they had been saying already: resilient supply chains are hyper-local supply chains, especially when it comes to fresh produce. But there is also a more direct way vertical farmers want to confront the virus.

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