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Fertilizers: A Long History of Risky Business

Last night, a fire at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas exploded as firefighters worked,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013
The Rise of the Virtual Farm

Just a few years ago, the idea that people would spend their free time running... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 15, 2013
Building a Better Bug Trap

If you build a better bug trap, farmers will beat a path to your door.

Ariel Schwartz
April 11, 2013
This Tractor Drives Itself

If everything works out, self-driving tractors will be rolling off the assembly line by September.

Jesse Hirsch
April 11, 2013
Farm-to-Text

How do you connect 270,000 growers in 38 countries, most of whom do not have... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 10, 2013
On the Job: Farm Scars

Farming is incredibly difficult and often dangerous work. According to the Centers for Disease Control... (more)

Suko Presseau
April 4, 2013
Map: Who’s Living Off the Grid?

Inspired by permaculture ideas and instigated by the reality of peak oil and global warming,... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 3, 2013
How a Farmer Hacks Big Ag

When Ron Khosla and his wife, Kate, started farming 14 years ago in upstate New... (more)

Andy Wright
April 3, 2013