New Technology Could Keep Billions of Male Chicks From Being Ground Alive

An Austin, Texas-based pasture raised egg company is hoping to end the needless deaths of... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
November 8, 2016
Size Isn’t Everything. Here’s a Farm That Fits in Your Kitchen

The key to Nanofarm, which is smaller than a mini-fridge, are its patent-pending plant pads,... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 28, 2016
New Wave: Synthetic-Pesticide Detectors Will Soon Be Here

The future isn't here in the sense of you getting your own flying car, but... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 24, 2016
Breeding a Better Chicken in the Name of Art (and Science)

For 20 years, Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen has been selectively breeding chickens for his Cosmopolitan... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
September 2, 2016
This Canadian Startup Wants to Be the ‘Plant Whisperer’ of Indoor Farming

Thanks to these guys, automating indoor farms of all sizes could be easier and cheaper.

Andrew Amelinckx
August 5, 2016
How Fungi Could Help Save the Honeybee

Why a mycologist and an entomologist have teamed up to help save honeybees.

Andrew Amelinckx
June 17, 2016
5 Strange but True Scientific Studies Involving Bees

Bees aren't just great at pollinating and making honey. Turns out they make great guinea... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
June 17, 2016
From the Ashes: 3 Companies That’ll Turn Cremains into a Tree

Just because you're dead doesn't mean you should stop caring about the Earth.

Andrew Amelinckx
April 29, 2016
5 Hyper-Specific Agriculture Apps We Love

Your smartphone can be the best tool on the farm.

Andrew Amelinckx
April 15, 2016