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Water consumption in vertical farming

Water consumption in vertical farming

Vertical farming is a modern farming method that addresses the pressing problem of water conservation in agriculture. As traditional farming methods strain freshwater resources and exacerbate water scarcity, vertical farming offers a sustainable solution. By using hydroponic and aeroponic farming methods, vertical farms can reduce water consumption by up to 90 %. In this blog post, I would like to write about the importance of water conservation in vertical farming and introduce the innovative water-saving technologies used in this industry.

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Investing in uranium: a rewarding prospect for the future!

Investing in uranium: a rewarding prospect for the future!

 

Are investments in uranium worthwhile? I have been following developments in nuclear power for a number of years now, I was an opponent of nuclear power myself for a long time, and yet after 2011 and the Fukushima disaster I looked into the subject in more depth and did my own research, watched documentaries and reports myself, looked beyond the German "negative" horizon and then came to the point where I say that the Nuclear power is an important and non-negligible source of energy.

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Vertical farming CO2 certificates - a difficult topic

Vertical farming CO2 certificates - a difficult topic

CO2 certificates have been around for some time, you can buy them and thus pay for your CO2 footprint or buy your way out of being allowed to emit a certain amount of CO2. Vertical farming CO2 certificates are therefore only a matter of time. In this article, I explain the problem, give an insight into where energy conversion losses occur, how this affects the profitability of a site, and my personal opinion on the matter. Continue reading →

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No shopping cart without an app?

No shopping cart without an app?

As a person who mainly earns his living digitally, it is almost impossible for me to work without the Internet today, but the more we develop in the direction of an increasingly digitalized society, the more I notice the side effects, false realities of wealth, Unfulfillable demands when choosing a partner on Tindereveryone wants a job in the digital have, even if it is not needed, not to mention AI.

A few weeks ago, Heise Online published an article reporting on how the Food discounter Nettothe evolution of the shopping cart. It will no longer be unlocked with a coin or plastic clip, but with an app. Continue reading →

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This copper sheet symbolizes problems in Germany

This copper sheet symbolizes problems in Germany

You might now ask, what is it about this copper sheet that has earned it its own post on this blog, and this question is more than justified, as I would also prefer to write about gold investments, but this piece of copper shows just how big the problems are in the German economy.

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The VertiFarm 2023

The VertiFarm 2023

Today I write from the VertiFarm 2023, under the motto "Lets Grow" exhibitors from all over the world have come together at Messe Dortmund to present their companies and Vertical Farming products. This took place the last days of 26-28.09.2023.

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Why has vertical farming failed so far? 4 reasons

Why has vertical farming failed so far? 4 reasons

Why does vertical farming fail, or why do companies fail in this area? In today's post, I want to write about these issues as an advocate of sustainable and innovative farming practices. I've been doing a lot of research on this concept and have discovered some of the challenges it faces. In my last post, I already talked about the challenge of Vertical Farming and Staple Food written.

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Vertical Farming and the Problem with Staple food

Vertical Farming and the Problem with Staple food

Those who know me know that I am in the vertical farming business. While I'm not in the lab or indoor growing facility on a daily basis, I've seen live what it's like, what the problems are, and what the solutions are to challenges.

One thing, and this is the point that is most of the truth about the negative aspects of vertical farming: the cultivation of Basic food products. Mainly cereals. Continue reading →

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