The animals, revered as messengers of the Shinto gods, have been damaging Nara farmers’ crops.
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. When it hands you wild boars, make sausages.
Rather than some social program saying farming is good for “troubled youth,” Vegefru Farms says “troubled youth” are the answer to farming’s prayers.
TOKYO — Japan’s high-tech agricultural businesses are to gather at the Agri World trade fair held in Tokyo this week (Oct 12-14) to showcase the industries next generation of technologies such as plant factories, robotic automation and IT systems, claimed as advancing the “fourth industrial revolution” into the sector.
No longer just a ball of tears, the Smile Ball is here to change the way you think about onions.
A team in Saga prefecture has successfully developed Agridrone, which will seek out and terminate pests with extreme prejudice.
Animators with ties to Studio Ghibli and Walt Disney Japan team up for mouth-watering anime ad.
No back yard? No problem.
Kyoto facility aims to harvest 500,000 heads of lettuce a day.
Scarecrows? More like terrifypeople.
Japanese apples are legendary for their gigantic round shape, sweet taste and a hefty price tag due to their flawless appearance. Recently, a “new” kind of apple has been getting popular in the mountainous and very snowy prefecture of Nagano. It seems that apple growers there have decided to make the most of the winter precipitation that covers their fields by burying freshly picked apples for several months under a huge pile of snow. The “snow apples” are said to be even juicier, crisper and sweeter after spending the winter months hibernating under the snow.
But how can you make a snow apple, and what other tasty produce can you bury in the snow? Click below to find out!
Sure, that’s not a huge challenge, but they went well above and beyond your standard tractor design. Fresh off celebrating Osaka-based heavy manufacturer Yanmar’s centennial anniversary, designer Ken Okuyama felt it was time to inject some well-overdue fresh style into the generally conservative world of agriculture.
However, these tractors are more than just a pretty face, as we’ll soon learn.