Technology Archives - Page 28 of 35 - Modern Farmer


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
The Online Farm-To-Table Hub

Lucky for marketing-shy farmers, in recent years a new tool has cropped up to make... (more)

Hannah Wallace
November 6, 2013
Making It Rain: A Timeline of Weather Control

Human cultures have long asked the skies for rain, but we've gotten scientific about it... (more)

Sam Brasch
October 30, 2013
Using Drones in the Fight Against Apple Scab

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are working on a new tool to combat... (more)

Rachel Rohr
October 28, 2013
A Backyard Wind Farm of Your Very Own

Harness the wind to power your house.

Andrew Jenner
October 11, 2013
Fruit Testing Technology Tries to Catch Up With Our Mouths

Consumers' savviness towards and demand for the choicest fruit, research suggests, means the industry has... (more)

Andre Gallant
October 7, 2013
Why Monsanto Spent $1 Billion on Climate Data

Going beyond seeds to data farming.

Dan Mitchell
October 2, 2013