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25% of American Farms Don’t Have Access to the Internet

Every two years, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service releases a report on computer use... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Five Farm-Themed Dating Websites for Humans and Other Animals

A new breed of Tinder-style apps aims to relieve rural loneliness. While the main market... (more)

David Wilson
September 2, 2019
Arkansas Taps Teens’ Social Media Savvy to Advocate for $6 Billion Rice...

Seventeen-year-old Belle Richardson has spent her summer visiting rice farms, taking rice-centric cooking classes and... (more)

Erica Sweeney
August 25, 2019
Seven High-Tech Scarecrows

Modern scarecrows are a drastic departure from the straw buddy from The Wizard of Oz.... (more)

David Wilson
August 24, 2019
New Research Shows Farms Are the Best Land For Solar Panels

When Byron Kominek returned home to his family farm in Colorado in 2016, he decided... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 21, 2019
The Online Beef Between Farmers And Vegans

For the past two years, Derrick Josi has been a daily target for vegans and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 19, 2019
Can High-Tech Tools Solve Beehive Thefts?

Beehive theft is big business.

Jodi Helmer
March 14, 2019
Competitive Virtual Farming Is an Actual Thing

Farming Simulator 19, a wildly popular game, is getting an esports league.

Dan Nosowitz
February 6, 2019
This Cranberry Grower Created a Smartphone App For His Irrigation System

A smartphone app for his irrigation system that allows him to control and monitor it... (more)

Pat Olsen
December 20, 2018
This New Technology Can Help Farmers Save Their Crops From Disease

A.I. could save this corn field from orange pustules.

Adina Solomon
November 26, 2018