Food production is the backbone of our economy and agriculture provides us with our daily food.But the system is increasingly broken and is being exploited for profit.That is why the Center for Food Safety is calling on the government to strengthen its oversight of food and agrochemical companies, including by banning the sale of genetically […]
I’m not a farmer, but I’m an agnostic who loves to help people find answers to their deepest questions.I have a PhD in agronomy and am a certified organic farmer and certified organic organic educator.I love to teach and share the art of growing, using and caring for our food.
Farmers in the Levant will soon be able to use drones to gather data from their farms and distribute it to farmers in remote areas for the first time.The drones will be piloted by the Israeli-led military, which is leading the effort to expand agricultural productivity in the region.The Israeli military said it will allow […]
An interview with a farmer from the Netherlands who works in precision agriculture to improve productivity, reduce food waste, and help make farming more sustainable.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will announce his administration’s plan to eliminate the 1,600 jobs that would have been located in Iowa.
By Emily YoffeOctober 14, 2018 13:07:10Climate change has been blamed for more than 30 million crop losses and nearly 1 million deaths since it was first reported in the early 1900s, a new report says.The report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office says the impact is still “likely substantial.”The report, released Wednesday, comes as President […]
The biggest technological advances of the 21st century are happening on farms, and they’re being driven by new technologies that are increasingly coming online.We’re living in the era of farm automation, where farmers are moving away from traditional manual tasks and are using advanced computer algorithms to automate their crops.As automation grows, so do the […]
The most simple, but effective way to grow crops is to simply buy the seeds and cut them up.You can buy them in bulk online, or you can even buy them at your local grocery store.If you don’t want to go out and spend a lot of money, you can use a small, inexpensive farm-to-table […]
Byron ChaitThe US and China’s border dispute, a border dispute that has divided the two nations for more than two decades, is now threatening to undermine the entire food supply chain.The trade war has become so intractable that it has put the lives of thousands of workers at the center of the equation.The United States […]
The Raspberry Pi is still one of the most popular computers out there and one that is very much a part of the computer community.With a Raspberry PI 3+ that came out in September, we can start mining Bitcoin right away with Raspberry Pi2+.The Raspberry Pi3+ and its successor the Raspberry Pi Zero have been […]