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What is Vertical Farming?

So far, we’ve looked at crops being grown in fields and considered ways to combat challenges such as weeds, pests, soil erosion and decreasing soil fertility. But what about crops …

A day in the life

Has this course inspired you to consider a career related to food production? EIT Food has created a video series called A Day In the Life, which aims to inspire …

Food Production Challenges

In a world with a growing population and changing climate, producing enough food in a sustainable way is one of our most pressing challenges. What’s the current state of play …

Case study: engineering wheat of the future

You’ve discovered what solutions are being used to protect crops from diseases and pests, including plant biotechnology. But what solutions are scientists working on that could help us grow more …

Case study: pollination using bumblebees

In this step, you’ll discover a real-life example of how beneficial insects are used in a greenhouse – this time, for pollination rather than pest control. The video takes you …