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Increasingly Heavy Farm Vehicles Are Crushing Soil Health

Tractors and other machinery used on farms have grown enormously heavier over the past 60... (more)

Jess Davies and John Quinton
May 29, 2022
John Deere to Sell Diagnostic Software Directly to Farmers

The machine-servicing program will be available to customers starting in May, but it’s a far... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 25, 2022
John Deere Announces Farmer-Free Autonomous Tractor

Like a self-driving Tesla, but for farms.

Dan Nosowitz
January 7, 2022
The 10 Most-Read Modern Farmer Stories of 2021

Revisit your favorites and read up on the ones you missed this year.

Modern Farmer
December 31, 2021
John Deere Moves Into Autonomous Tractors With Robots Startup Acquisition

John Deere, easily the largest maker of heavy agricultural machinery in the country, is eyeing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021
White House Says Executive Order on Right to Repair Is Coming

Over the past few decades, as farm equipment has become more expensive and computerized, it’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 8, 2021
Liquid Gold: How Stronger Food Systems Can Start In Your Toilet

Multiple times a day, when nature calls, people routinely flush their excrement into an abyss... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 12, 2020
Good Old-Fashioned Earth Soil Will Be Heading to Space for the First...

Growing plants—especially edible plants—in space has a long history. But those plants have been grown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 25, 2020
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