231115 tomatoes growing in desert
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Port Augusta farm shows how to grow food in the desert

Source: foodworldnews.com Sundrop Farms, a privately owned enterprise, uses existing technology to grow tomatoes in the desert. Powered by solar panels, the company uses sunlight and seawater to heat and cool plants all year-round. This has caught the attention of partners Coles supermarket, that gave out a 10-year contract to …

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110815 BlueMarble Drip Zone Valve
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Solar-powered irrigation system aiming to make a difference

Source: greenoptimistic.com Blue Marble is a smart irrigation system, which waters gardens for 48 hours using only solar power even at night. As temperatures continue to rise, crucial arable land is being lost. Drought poses an increasing threat to agriculture and irrigation becomes a dangerous issue in more and more …

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