The first of its kind – How a solar powered field-working robot can help two farmers

Gottfried Kader and his son Sebastian have a new co-worker. One that can work entirely on its own. Both farmers take part in a special pilot project that brings a robot to the field they cultivate sugar beets on. On 6.5 hectare the robot is responsible for seeding and clearing the area of weeds. Only powered by solar power and working with a preciseness of … Continue reading The first of its kind – How a solar powered field-working robot can help two farmers

Lars Goellnitz of oct about the new set of songs direct message by oct, about finding his own voice and about creative ideas

“I’m not in the position to release albums” The song itself had its premiere on oct Radio, one of oct’s latest projects and ideas. It’s not a radio station in its classic dimensions. It’s a stream of songs and words, curated and hosted by Lars Goellnitz of oct – available on YouTube, Spotify and Twitter. And not just with songs by oct. “New artists can … Continue reading Lars Goellnitz of oct about the new set of songs direct message by oct, about finding his own voice and about creative ideas

Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable

His latest big pumpkin comes in at 337,5 kilogramms. Too heavy to be lifted without a chain block. In Johannes Offermann’s garden in the city of Cologne everything is a little taller, bigger or heavier. From tomatoes, to kohlrabies, to chili. All that requires a lot of time (constantly checking the needs of the plants), water (sometimes more than 300 liters) and less fertilizer. Too … Continue reading Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable