A Chinese firm has unveiled an improved version of their “smart farm” which enables the growth of more vegetables without soil or natural sunlight in an automated environment.
Currently utilized in many parts of the world, the technology of controlled-environment agriculture via indoor farming is being improved upon by a company in Anxi, Fujian Province, called Sanan Sino-Science in hopes of setting the course for the future of agriculture in China.
Chinese researcher have recently concluded a decade-long study revealing what academics around the world are reportedly calling an “agricultural miracle.”
That is, the development of geographically-specific advice for growing rice, corn and wheat that farmers followed and produced an average increase of 11% in yield, including a 15% decrease in fertilizer use.
Police are baffled by the rising numbers of Chinese nationals, some of whom don’t speak or understand English, linked to marijuana grow houses that were raided by authorities in recent months throughout the U.S.
Authorities recently conducted raids in multiple counties including Sacramento, Yuba, Yolo and Placer, resulting in the arrest of several people with Chinese passports, many holding B-1 or B-2 visas, reported The Sacramento Bee.