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A Good Soil Test Is Hard to Find

Every day, backyard farmers and urban homesteaders across the country fill little plastic baggies with... (more)

Nate Seltenrich
July 10, 2013
Drone, Drone on the Range

Drones aren't just for spying and unmanned warfare. Farmers are finding uses for herding cattle,... (more)

Caleb Garling
July 8, 2013
Could Laser Tattoos Replace Sticky Fruit Labels?

Laser Food is hoping to usher in a new era of eco-friendly, extra efficient labeling... (more)

Jordan Kushins
June 28, 2013
Wind Farms Stir Up a Cyclone of Controversy

Way down under in Tasmania, a bitter wind is blowing around a proposal to build... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 26, 2013
Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board

From water sensors to weather stations, farm hacking takes off.

Caleb Garling
May 29, 2013
DIY Garden Gear, Made With a 3D Printer

When 3D printers first came out, they were priced for tech sultans. But now, you... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 16, 2013
Lettuce Bot: Roomba for Weeds

A team of engineers create a lean, mean weed killing machine.

Gloria Dawson
May 16, 2013
This Will Be the World’s First Global Goat Database

Dr. Tad Sonstegard has been working with a team of international researchers, compiling reams of... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 3, 2013
5 Ways Data Will Transform Global Agriculture

The G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture finished up yesterday, a two-day celebration... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 1, 2013