Verdi aims to give farmers granular control over crop irrigation – TechCrunch

Verdi, which launched today at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, calls its smart valve clusters “swarms.” The term refers to the type of high-density implementation that the company is looking to deploy on farms across North America. Redesigned with existing irrigation technology, the purpose of his system is to give farmers more …

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Scientists are working on the development of plants capable of providing mRNA vaccine technology

When you think of a vaccine, they often imagine a long needle in a syringe in front of a slight pimple on their arm, and the days of pain continue as they recover. University researchers from California, Riverside (UCR) have successfully attempted to deliver messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology through …

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Learn more about preparing the garden for winter at the Master Gardeners Meeting

Gardeners interested in preparing their garden for winter can learn more next month from the Northwestern Michigan Masters Gardeners Association. Brian Zimmerman and Tom Ford will present tips for preparing gardens for winter at the 6:30 p.m. virtual meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan on October 5. …

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Comvest Partners announces strategic investment in Gen3

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Comvest Partners (“Comvest”), an operations-focused private investment firm, is pleased to announce a strategic investment in Gen3 Marketing, LLC (“ Gen3 ”), a multinational digital marketing services company and an industry leader in affiliate marketing. Gen3 becomes a new platform …

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Crowd turns out for sale of plants at fairground | News, Sports, Jobs

This photo provided by Nisha Gandhi shows Maya Huber participating in the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine study at Rutgers University on June 14, 2021 in New Brunswick, NJ Maya is not sure whether she is receiving the vaccine or the placebo. Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for children aged 5 …

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Cyber-agriculture to increase income in Venezuela

Zacary Egea has two jobs as a motorcycle taxi driver and courier in an economy crippled Venezuela. In his spare time, the 32-year-old plays an online game to earn extra money by amassing so-called non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Egea is one of many Venezuelans who have turned to NFT games …

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Plants from South Korea and Kenya take root in Colorado Springs Community Garden | Cheyenne Edition

Amaranth, nontoxic nightshade, mu Asian radish, purple kernel corn, cowpea, and bitter melon are not typically found in American gardens. But these cultures native to other countries are staple foods for some growers who rent plots at the Charmaine Nymann Community Garden in Bear Creek Regional Park in the western …

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Oh no! There is a shortage of alcohol in New Jersey

Here’s some sobering news: There is a shortage of alcohol in New Jersey (also Pennsylvania). According to an article on NorthJersey.com, the shortage also affects all categories of alcohol; everything from beer to champagne is getting hard to find. You can blame the pandemic, the labor shortage, even the bad …

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near Lumberton

September 17, 2021 LUMBERTON – A 24-year-old man and a 15-year-old man were arrested on Friday in connection with a recent shooting that sent a 9-year-old girl to hospital. Joshua A. Locklear and the miner were arrested by sheriff investigators, members of the US Marshals Service Carolina Regional Fugitive Task …

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