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Fleet of oceanic robots, buoys, ready to deploy

What has been described as the first multi-million pound fleet of innovative and interconnected marine technology is expected to be deployed off Plymouth, UK soon, according to Plymouth Marine Laboratory, a marine research institute. An 8.5-meter-high stand-alone data buoy featuring an array of on-board sensors will soon be deployed at …

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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog »Blog Archive Implications for human health: Soil erosion linked to glyphosate releases toxic pesticides from the soil

(Beyond pesticides, March 4, 2021) A new study finds that the use of glyphosate stimulates soil erosion, responsible for the release of the banned toxic pesticide, chlordecone (Kepone), used in banana production. For years, an unknown source of pollution has permanently contaminated the surrounding waters of the islands of the …

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PureAcre launches Augere for efficient nitrogen use in row crops

ARGYLE, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – PureAcre ™ launched its first product for row crop farmers. Augere is a soil amendment that increases nutrient uptake when added to liquid fertilizers, such as UAN (Ammonium Urea Nitrate) and starter fertilizers. The agricultural input is fed by the company’s proprietary transporter, OpusMAX, …

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