Technology Archives - Page 6 of 25 - Modern Farmer


New Technology Could Keep Billions of Male Chicks From Being Ground Alive

An Austin, Texas-based pasture raised egg company is hoping to end the needless deaths of... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
November 8, 2016
Size Isn’t Everything. Here’s a Farm That Fits in Your Kitchen

The key to Nanofarm, which is smaller than a mini-fridge, are its patent-pending plant pads,... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 28, 2016
New Wave: Synthetic-Pesticide Detectors Will Soon Be Here

The future isn't here in the sense of you getting your own flying car, but... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 24, 2016
The Ultimate Ikea Hack: A Hydroponic Farm

The furniture chain's wares work overtime at this experimental indoor farm.

James Clasper
October 5, 2016
Mixing Cover Crops Can Help Your Corn Grow

Let your clovers and your oats mingle. They work well together!

Dan Nosowitz
September 30, 2016
Minnesota to Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Get Outta Here

The US tiptoes towards banning the (allegedly) bee-killing pesticides.

Dan Nosowitz
September 19, 2016
MIT Researchers Discover a Way to Make Pesticides “Stick” More

Using this technique, pesticide use could be reduced by a whopping 90 percent.

Dan Nosowitz
September 12, 2016
Breeding a Better Chicken in the Name of Art (and Science)

For 20 years, Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen has been selectively breeding chickens for his Cosmopolitan... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
September 2, 2016
Incredible Milk-Based Packaging is Better than Plastic”and You Can Eat It, Too

Any small step toward ridding the world of plastic waste is a good one.

Dan Nosowitz
August 24, 2016