Episode 119: From Soil to Space

Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture Author
02/29/2024 Added
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Embark on a cosmic adventure in this week episode with Cassie Palmer, a PhD student from Dr. Yufeng Ge's lab at Biological System Engineering Department – UNL. Join FarmBits hosts Rana Farrasati and Ana Clara Gomez as they delve into Cassie's role in the SPACE2 project (listen to Episode 116 to understand the project vision), exploring the future of space farming by growing greens in lunar regolith soil. Discover the tech wizardry behind it all, from digital image processing to analyzing crop growth. And that's not all – Cassie is also inspiring local high school students to join NASA's "Plant the Moon Challenge" using lunar soil. Tune in for an exciting glimpse into the special treatments and tech for lunar farming frontier! 🌕🚀 Cassie Palmer's Contact Information: E-mail: cpalmer9@huskers.unl.edu LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-palmer-unl/ FarmBits Contact Information: E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits Rana's Twitter: https://twitter.com/farrasati?lang=en Rana's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rana-farrasati-945aa5141/ Ana's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-clara-gomes-6b87097a/ Ana's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnaClarGom Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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