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DIY Garden Gear, Made With a 3D Printer

When 3D printers first came out, they were priced for tech sultans. But now, you... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 16, 2013
Lettuce Bot: Roomba for Weeds

A team of engineers create a lean, mean weed killing machine.

Gloria Dawson
May 16, 2013
5 Ways Data Will Transform Global Agriculture

The G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture finished up yesterday, a two-day celebration... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 1, 2013
Fertilizers: A Long History of Risky Business

Last night, a fire at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas exploded as firefighters worked,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013
This Tractor Drives Itself

If everything works out, self-driving tractors will be rolling off the assembly line by September.

Jesse Hirsch
April 11, 2013
Farm-to-Text

How do you connect 270,000 growers in 38 countries, most of whom do not have... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 10, 2013
On the Job: Farm Scars

Farming is incredibly difficult and often dangerous work. According to the Centers for Disease Control... (more)

Suko Presseau
April 4, 2013
Map: Who’s Living Off the Grid?

Inspired by permaculture ideas and instigated by the reality of peak oil and global warming,... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 3, 2013
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