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

Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city

It is the Italian capital. Rome. Obviously a place of history. With a population of 2,872,800 residents today, Rome spans a history of 28 centuries – heavily influenced by the Roman Empire. Here are a few facts about the city. Rome is divided into two by the river Tiber, or Tevere. The third-longest river in Italy. Although the shores are not spectacular in particular, the bridges … Continue reading Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city