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Some Norwegian Goats Are Contained Using Invisible Fences

The ‘CyborGoats’ wear a GPS unit around their neck that helps keep them from crossing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
First Genetically Modified Strawberries to Hit Stores Soon

They’ll likely have an easy regulatory road.

Dan Nosowitz
November 16, 2021
Meeting the Growing Need for Accessible Agriculture

These companies and programs specialize in modifying farming equipment to make it usable and comfortable... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 15, 2021
Swallowable Sensors Give an Inside Look at How Cows Are Doing

The smart capsule remains in the first of the cow’s four stomachs, gathering data about... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 10, 2021
This App Wants to Change the Way Puerto Rico Eats

PRoduce! offers a new way for the island’s residents to connect with local farmers and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 9, 2021
The Future of Hay Drying in America

Although hay dryers are a staple throughout Europe, they are few and far between on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 18, 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
This New Tool Breaks Down Lost Food Production Due to COVID-19

The situation with the effects of COVID-19 on the agriculture industry moves so quickly that... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 21, 2020