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agriculture

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EnerNoc to shave peak energy on farms

The energy software company acquires M2M Communications to expand its grid efficiency services through demand response in the agriculture industry.

By January 26, 2011

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USDA making the move to Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the latest government organization to move the cloud, and has picked Microsoft for the task. The deal covers 120,000 employees.

By December 8, 2010

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WeatherBill insures farmers from extreme weather

Using cloud-based data analytics, WeatherBill seeks to reduce risks for farmers, as investor interest grows in agriculture and in technologies to adapt to climate change.

By March 2, 2011

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Archaeologists: Mayans were green builders

Team excavating vast ancient city in Belize uses NASA LiDAR technology and reveals a society of rooftop urban agriculture.

By May 12, 2010

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The world's first hydrogen-powered tractor

New Holland Agriculture has developed the impressive NH2, the world's first hydrogen-powered tractor.

By February 23, 2009

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Switchgrass-to-ethanol comes out clean in study

The grass, native to the U.S., gets high marks for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions in Department of Agriculture test.

By January 8, 2008

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Open Range gets $267 million loan to build rural Wi-Max

U.S. Department of Agriculture loans millions to Denver-based Open Range to build out broadband service for 518 rural communities in 17 states.

By March 28, 2008

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Midnight serenity for New York's 'iPhone hippies'

A pack of activists is still the entirety of the line for the iPhone 3G at New York's Fifth Avenue store, waiting for the device to go on sale while supporting sustainable agriculture in the first place.

By July 7, 2008

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Companies to watch in green tech: Food and drink

You can live without electricity, but not water or food. A crop of new companies are trying to take the chemistry out of agriculture and eliminate crop pests and microbes the natural way.

By April 21, 2008

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Europe lavishes $3.8 billion on robotics research program

To automate manufacturing instead of watch it move elsewhere, European Commission unveils new robotics funds.

By June 3, 2014