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A City Turns To Lettuce Fields To Grow High-Tech Startups

A City Turns To Lettuce Fields To Grow High-Tech Startups

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Salinas, Calif., is just an hour from Silicon Valley, but production at many local lettuce farms is decidedly low-tech. City officials here decided it’s time for an upgrade — and have hired a venture capital firm to help Salinas transition into a high-tech agricultural hub.

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American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Farmers say they need to produce food as efficiently as possible in order to feed the world. It’s high-tech agriculture’s claim to the moral high ground in the debate over how best to grow food. But is it true?

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