Researcher examines Atacama Desert farm fields abandoned 500 years ago
High in the Atacama Desert, around 10,000 feet, anyone with a computer and Google Earth can look at the fields around Turi, Chile and see small neatly laid out fields, terraced and lined with rocks. No crops ...
The farmer takes a drone
Drones on dairy farms? It may sound like fun, but for UWA student Matthew Rowbottom, the high-tech machines could be useful to time-poor dairy farmers. He is researching the effectiveness of drones, or unmanned ...
Vietnam rice boom heaping pressure on farmers, environment
Rice farmer Nguyen Hien Thien is so busy growing his crops that he has never even visited Can Tho, a town only a few miles from his farm in the southern Mekong Delta.
Ryegrass screening method aids farmers
A recently developed risk rating system will aid farmers in determining ryegrass toxicity within their hay paddocks or bales of hay.