Oligeeks Head Down to the Farm
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  • Jim__L

    “special soil sensors linked to iPads; devices that detect crop contamination.”

    Lovely. Can these be mass-produced, installed, and maintained cheaply enough to come in under agricultural profit margins, or is this just another case of applying gee-whiz tech toys to a market that won’t see positive ROI for them?

    ” Frozen lamb from New Zealand could be served for dinner in Norway.”

    Here in CA we get lamb from NZ already. Norway is farther away from NZ, true, but it seems to me that if you can travel several thousand miles and still compete against local produce, several thousand more might not add as much cost as one might expect.

    It should be interesting to track how these commodities, trade routes, and industries develop over time.

  • Fat_Man

    What, pray tell, is an “Oligeek”?

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