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Silicon to spinach: Japan tech helps farmers cope with climate shifts

Cows are seen wearing Fujitsu's Gyuho, or 'cow step', pedometer anklet, which tracks their fertility window by counting their steps, at a farm on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, in this undated handout photo provided by Fujitsu Ltd.   REUTERS/Fujitsu Ltd./Handout via Reuters

Cows are seen wearing Fujitsu's Gyuho, or 'cow step', pedometer anklet, which tracks their fertility window by counting their steps, at a farm on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, in this undated handout photo provided by Fujitsu Ltd. ...more

Cows are seen wearing Fujitsu's Gyuho, or 'cow step', pedometer anklet, which tracks their fertility window by counting their steps, at a farm on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, in this undated handout photo provided by Fujitsu Ltd. REUTERS/Fujitsu Ltd./Handout via Reuters
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Leafy vegetables grow in Fujitsu's greenhouse showroom in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014.     REUTERS/Sophie Knight

Leafy vegetables grow in Fujitsu's greenhouse showroom in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Sophie Knight

Leafy vegetables grow in Fujitsu's greenhouse showroom in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Sophie Knight
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Sensors measuring temperature and humidity are seen at a test site for Fujitsu's cloud-based farming system in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014.    REUTERS/Sophie Knight

Sensors measuring temperature and humidity are seen at a test site for Fujitsu's cloud-based farming system in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Sophie Knight

Sensors measuring temperature and humidity are seen at a test site for Fujitsu's cloud-based farming system in Numazu, Shizuoka prefecture June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Sophie Knight
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