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Couch potatoes evolved 7,000 years ago as farming became more advanced

Couch potatoes evolved 7,000 years ago as farming became more advanced | AgriTech | Scoop.it
Male farmers 7,300 years ago had the legs of cross-country runners, but just 3,000 years later, they had those of 'sedentary' students.
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Agritech Survey Participants Receive Free Report on Global Market Outlook

Agritech Survey Participants Receive Free Report on Global Market Outlook | AgriTech | Scoop.it
Agritech Survey Participants Receive Free Report on Global Market Outlook http://t.co/MMh6cT8qNJ #AEMMI
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OnFarm, The First Crowdfunding Investment From AgFunder, Closes Seed Round | TechCrunch

OnFarm, The First Crowdfunding Investment From AgFunder, Closes Seed Round | TechCrunch | AgriTech | Scoop.it
AgFunder, a new crowdfunding investment platform for agricultural and ag-related technologies has wrapped up its first successful campaign with the close of a..
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640 Labs gets farming data straight from tractors

640 Labs gets farming data straight from tractors | AgriTech | Scoop.it
Chicago startup 640 Labs has created a device that attaches to tractors and other farm equipment to measure activity during planting and harvesting.
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NASA Can Use Satellites to See Ag Productivity

NASA Can Use Satellites to See Ag Productivity | AgriTech | Scoop.it
A recent study from the National Academy of Sciences has shown that the US Corn Belt is the most productive place on earth, and that’s not the coolest part.
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Monsanto Owns Us: The Monopoly of Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights

Monsanto Owns Us: The Monopoly of Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights | AgriTech | Scoop.it
For plants designed in a lab a little more than a decade ago, they've come a long way: Today, the vast majority of the nation's two primary crops grow from seeds genetically altered according to Mo...
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These Backpacks For Cows Collect Their Fart Gas And Store It For Energy

These Backpacks For Cows Collect Their Fart Gas And Store It For Energy | AgriTech | Scoop.it
Each cow apparently passes enough gas to power a car or a fridge. Imagine the possibilities.
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Agrforum warns of severe finance gap in African agriculture - Africa - World - Ahram Online

Agrforum warns of severe finance gap in African agriculture - Africa - World - Ahram Online | AgriTech | Scoop.it
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Agricultural revolution cannot materialize in Africa without major concerted efforts to secure financing for agricultural production

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Money Matters with Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD - YouTube

In the first of our brand new series of Farming First TV interviews, Kanayo Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFA...
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Ho can we help smallholder farmers graduate from micro to mainstream finance?

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American farmers confront promise, peril of 'big data' as next advancement in agriculture - 3/29/2014 9:32:04 AM | Newser

American farmers confront promise, peril of 'big data' as next advancement in agriculture - 3/29/2014 9:32:04 AM | Newser | AgriTech | Scoop.it
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Farmers from across the nation gathered in Washington this month for what has become an annual trek to seek action on the most important matters in American agriculture, such as... - 3/29/2014 9:32:04 AM | Newser
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Agrista, the premier business network for agriculture

Agrista, the premier business network for agriculture | AgriTech | Scoop.it
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Powerful financial management and collaboration tools for farmers.

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