Technology Archives - Page 17 of 26 - Modern Farmer


This Pocket-Sized Sensor Will Tell You When Fruit Is Ripe

An Israeli company hopes to market a small sensor that uses infrared technology to determine... (more)

Lauren Rothman
July 2, 2014
The USDA’s Secret Tech Business

The USDA has long been a major force behind agricultural innovation, from concentrated orange juice... (more)

Tove Danovich
June 23, 2014
Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

A new type of moisture monitor makes the leap from measuring soil levels to gauging... (more)

Lina Zeldovich
June 23, 2014
3 Futuristic Farm Bots (and 3 We’d Like to See)

A look at the cutting-edge of farm tech, with three real ag-bots, plus a bonus... (more)

Monica Kim
June 19, 2014
The Abstinence Method

Dutch farmers just say no to antibiotics for livestock.

Maryn McKenna
June 17, 2014
Death on the Farm

Agricultural jobs are the most dangerous in the world. Why aren't we talking about it?

Jesse Hirsch
June 16, 2014
Garden, Meet Edyn: How the ‘Internet of Things’ Has Moved Outside

A snazzy new start-up, Edyn, joins the ranks of food-focused Silicon Valley hardware.

Caleb Garling
June 5, 2014
This Is How You Deliver a John Deere

What it's like taking a combine for a 500-mile-long delivery run.

Brian St. Denis
May 19, 2014
Virtual Reality for Chickens

Could a virtual world allow chickens to range freely from their cage?

Tyler LeBlanc
May 15, 2014