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Google launches a solar farm for wildlife habitat

The solar-powered ranching farm Google has announced will help protect wildlife habitat for the next generation of animals.The company announced today that it has purchased the land, a 1,000-acre parcel of land in the Mojave Desert, from the state of California.The project will be powered by the SunPower-owned Solus Energy solar farm, which has a […]

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What we know about the Blackberry Minecraft farm

1.4 million square feet of Minecraft farm land in Texas will be built on farmland that was once owned by the United States.The land is part of a larger plan for an industrial area of Blackberry’s Blackberry Farms and the Texas farm is expected to provide an ideal location for the next wave of Blackberries […]

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Is there any difference between a cow and a buffalo?

By LEE VANDERWALTTER”It’s the same with beef, a cattle-like animal,” said K.N. Pandey, chief of the Animal Welfare Board of India, who has been involved in the study for several years.“If you’re looking at the characteristics of a cow, the calf’s not different from a buffalo.The difference is in the diet.But there is a difference […]

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“I’m an illegal immigrant.” This is why we need to make the border secure

It’s not just that immigrants and refugees are coming in numbers far higher than we would like, but that we’re letting in even more people who we can’t control.That’s why I’m an immigrant, and that’s why we have to make it secure.We’ve been through so much, we’ve been in such a crisis, and now is […]

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Which companies make money from selling your data?

On Tuesday, we’ll look at how the business of data mining is booming.This is the third installment of Recode’s series looking at the business and economics of data.In this installment, we talk about which data companies make and make money off of your data.1.Amazon.com and Microsoft.Amazon and Microsoft are two of the most powerful data […]

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How to avoid the $5.9M cost of a food poisoning in Michigan

A food safety inspection at a grocery store in Michigan has revealed a whopping $5,934,972 cost to the taxpayer for the investigation and response to the case.Agency investigators uncovered that the $4.7 million in costs were due to a $3.7 billion food poisoning outbreak, which has left 1,700 people with severe reactions to food that […]

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How the sunflower industry is transforming into a major export industry

As Americans seek more green, a new export industry is booming: the sunflowers.Sunflowers are grown in the U.S. for the most part for their oil-rich, edible oil.But their sweet scent is attracting a worldwide demand.The sunflower oil industry, which is growing at about 30% a year, has emerged as a significant source of export income.It […]

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How much does a farm stand really cost?

With so many things to choose from, buying a farm can seem overwhelming.But with the right tools and a little time, you can really cut costs.This article provides you with some helpful tips and advice to help you make a purchase decision that’s best for you and your family.Read more…Read more

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How tech firms are building their own farm service agencies

A new startup is turning the internet of things into a fully-fledged service industry, promising to help farmworkers and ranchers keep their livestock, and to help them find affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying region.Farm Service Agency, founded in New York by former NASA engineer and now CEO Jeff Grosse, uses a blockchain to manage […]

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How to make a pork farm

Pigs are pigs, right?Well, if you’re a farmer, you have to grow a lot of them, because they’re huge and they’re expensive.But with the advent of genetically engineered pigs, there’s an easy way to get a whole lot more.The first generation of GM pigs are just as easy to raise as regular pigs, and they […]

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