Technology Archives - Page 23 of 30 - Modern Farmer


Dear Modern Farmer: Can I Use a Drone on My Farm?

Dear Skye, Drones in agriculture are undoubtedly a hot topic, whether it be at soils... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
February 5, 2014
Big in Japan: Farming via Webcam

A rubber-booted farmer and a sharply-suited city worker may appear to inhabit two different worlds.... (more)

Danielle Demetriou
January 21, 2014
Meet the New Drone That Could Be a Farmer’s Best Friend

If it were possible to give every square foot of the farm exactly what it... (more)

Rachel Rohr
January 21, 2014
How to Set Up a Home Generator

With wild weather on the rise, home generators are no longer just a convenience, but... (more)

Andrew Jenner
January 14, 2014
How a Robot Can Sort 2 Tons of Grapes in 12 Minutes

A ten-foot-long, Willy Wonka-esque contraption called an optical grape sorter allows one Napa Valley winery... (more)

Chris Colin
January 13, 2014
Farmer Worried About Climate Change? Cornell Wants to Help

Maybe all it takes to get climate scientists and farmers to collaborate on climate change... (more)

Sam Brasch
January 9, 2014
Building a Better Tomato Through the Sense of Smell

How a molecular biologist and horticulturist at the University of Florida is attempting to make... (more)

Lina Zeldovich
January 9, 2014
The Post-GMO Economy

One mainstream farmer is returning to conventional seed - and he's not alone

Elizabeth Royte
December 6, 2013
Using Sound to Keep Crops Safe

How farmers use fake bird calls and propane cannons to keep their crops safe.

Chris Malloy
November 7, 2013