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Opinion: The Rise of Precision Agriculture Exposes Our Food System to New...

Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing... (more)

Austin C. Doctor and George Grispos
Biden Aims to Bring More Farmers Online

The Biden-Harris administration is investing $401 million to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 30, 2022
Opinion: The Dangers of Big Data Extend to Agriculture

Big data from social media have been revealed as biased, but we should also pay... (more)

Kelly Bronson
July 13, 2022
Could Tomatoes Be the Secret to Solving Vitamin D Deficiencies?

Researchers found a way to boost vitamin D levels in tomato plants, opening up new... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 1, 2022
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
How High-Pressure Processing Is Helping Remote Farmers Bring Fresher Foods to Market

A cold preservation method is pumping more value into crops by capturing ripeness and extending... (more)

Naoki Nitta
May 18, 2022
Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable... (more)

Anne N. Connor
May 16, 2022
Farming At Your Fingertips: How Technology is Changing Agriculture Work

There’s an app for everything, from analyzing sales data to automating lighting and temperatures. Is... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 18, 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
Solar-Driven System Could Produce Electricity and Water in Desert Regions

The developing technology would help tackle food insecurity in arid locations.

Lindsay Campbell
March 22, 2022