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
The Ultimate Ikea Hack: A Hydroponic Farm

The furniture chain's wares work overtime at this experimental indoor farm.

James Clasper
October 5, 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
Here’s Something for Organic Farmers to Obliterate Weeds With: Grit

A new abrasive weeding method could help farmers weed and feed.

Sheila Pell
August 11, 2016
Milking a Legal Loophole to Get (Nearly) Raw Milk to the Masses

Raw milk is illegal in Australia but that hasn't stopped one startup from selling unpasteurized... (more)

Jodi Helmer
August 9, 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
This Gnarly, Mutant Corn Plant Could Have Serious Implications on Yields

In case you missed the recent paper on maize organ primordia in the journal Nature... (more)

Andrew Jenner
May 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
Permaculture: You’ve Heard of It, But What the Heck Is It?

Five talking points to explain sustainable agriculture's underground cousin.

Brian Barth
April 19, 2016