Floating eco-farm uses cow manure to power production

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Farmers and entrepreneurs are increasingly using technology to solve the problems of conserving land and water while producing more. Using smaller spaces, as in urban farming, and making businesses multi-use, such as farm-to-table experiences, are some of the solutions we’ve seen so far. In The Netherlands’ port city of Rotterdam, a pilot Floating Farm will be a living laboratory open to the public. A collaboration between Dutch companies Courage, UitJeEIgenStad and Beladon, the smart farm is scheduled to open in January 2017. Run on rainwater, solar power and processed animal waste, the Farm will include a factory and visitor’s centre.…

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