Tag: agriculture

Aug 3, 2017

Raw Footage of Grain Tank Collapsing and Exploding in Indiana

Raw Footage of Grain Tank Collapsing and Exploding in Indiana

Thankfully nobody was hurt

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Jul 6, 2016

This Farm Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

This Farm Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

As urban populations continue to rise, innovators are looking beyond traditional farming as a way to feed everyone while having less impact on land and water resources. Vertical farming is one solution that’s been implemented around the world

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Oct 1, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Longsheng Rice Terraces of China

Picture of the Day: The Longsheng Rice Terraces of China

Seen here are the stunning Longsheng Rice Terraces located in Guanxi, China after a fresh watering.

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Apr 23, 2015

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

One of the most beloved spices in the world is actually the dried and curled up inner bark of one of several varietals of trees in the genus Cinnamomum. Cassia Cinnamon is one of those varietals and the majority of it grows in the lush Kerenci Valley on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.…

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Apr 18, 2015

Old School Cool: Guy with Giant Scythe Takes on a Brush Cutter

Old School Cool: Guy with Giant Scythe Takes on a Brush Cutter

Apparently the Grim Reaper knows how efficient a scythe can be! This is the annual race between brush cutter and scythe—honours go to the first to cut a stand of grass. This is the British Scythe Champion against an experienced agricultural worker with a three-tine brush cutter, working flat-out. Held at the Annual Green…

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Feb 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | http://www.peace-on-earth.org In this breathtaking aerial photograph by Jialiang Gao, we see the amazing terraced rice terraces of Yunnan, China. Yunnan’s Yuanyang County is a popular destination with photographers due to the vast areas of nearby mountains which have been cultivated into terraced rice paddies for at least the past…

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Jun 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

RICE TERRACE SUNSET Photograph by AGUSTIN RAFAEL REYES In this beautiful photograph by Agustin Rafael Reyes, we see the Doya rice terraces at sunset. The terraces are located in Matsuura-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. In agriculture, a terrace is a piece of sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively…

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