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Going Green: Can Electric Tractors Overtake Diesel?

Stephen Heckeroth’s desire to help the planet has seeped into the world of agriculture. The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
This Great Tool Can Show You Exactly What’s Grown Anywhere In The...

In these very weird and awful times, when nobody can leave their own property, it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 27, 2020
Futuristic Farming Has Arrived with Weeding Robots

For sustainable farmers, hand-weeding can be laborious, backbreaking work and can cost upwards of $300... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
February 10, 2020
Kickstarting the Modern Farm

Our semi-regular round-up of interesting food and farming Kickstarter campaigns has returned. Inhabitants: An Indigenous... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 22, 2020
This French Startup Wants to be the Future of Foie Gras

In 2010, Rémy Burcelin was mulling over research results in his laboratory when he made... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 18, 2019
New App Aims To Help Farmers Deal With Climate Change

As climate change brings even more unpredictability to farming across the world, a new mobile... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 14, 2019
Japanese Scientists’ Discovery Could Prevent Tractor Tipping

Japanese scientists may have figured out the key to preventing tractor-tipping accidents—a leading cause of... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 27, 2019
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
September 5, 2019
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