Future of the Environment

These tech start-ups are changing what it means to farm

The future of farming? Image: REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Briony Harris

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 Stuart Oda shows his container farms to the UAE’s minister for food security
Stuart Oda shows his container farms to the UAE’s minister for food security Image: Stuart Oda
Customers select vegetables at a supermarket in Hanoi September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: FOOD BUSINESS) - GM1EA9K1G6V01
Supermarkets often only buy perfect produce Image: Reuters/Ngwyen Huy Khan
Workers sort avocados at a farm factory in Nelspruit in Mpumalanga province, about 51 miles (82 km) north of the Swaziland border, South Africa, June 14, 2018.  Picture taken June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko - RC1635FD15B0
Can you tell which avocado is ripe without touching? Image: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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