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

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

The growing popularity of a local soccer-team for players with handicaps

One of the videos went viral. Around 25 Million people watched the young soccer player scoring and then celebrating. With likes and response from famous players like Lukas Podolski oder Franck Ribery. Here’s the story behind the clip. It was taken in a Cologne suburb where a soccer tournament for players with handicap took place. With local club FC Germania Zündorf hosting. The club has … Continue reading The growing popularity of a local soccer-team for players with handicaps