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In 2011, a group of engineers from MIT and regional farms met to discuss collaborative opportunities and established the first-ever Farm Hack convention, a meeting ground to share and brainstorm blueprints and designs for low-cost farm tools and equipment.
Since that meeting, Farm Hack has turned into a national effort to connect farmers with these ingenious designs. Continue Reading…
More than a dozen companies, including Walmart, Monsanto and Kellogg, agreed Tuesday to focus on increasing sustainability in agriculture as the planet will need to feed another 2 billion people by the middle of this century.
The business giants pledged to drive more collaboration and efficiency across the current food system. Continue Reading….
Farm Journal Corn College Announces Drone Fly-In Event
With the emerging potential for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Farm Journal announces its first-ever Corn College event focused on practical application of drones for farmers.
The Farm Journal Corn College Drone Fly-In will be held July 17. Producers will learn about the future of farming with drones, from highly efficient scouting to data collection and more. Continue Reading…
Longtime central Illinois farmers Pat and Mike Marron don’t look like revolutionaries.
They spend these early spring days inputting computer data for their GPS-driven tractor and fine-tuning equipment. Giant bags and bins of seed are stacked to the ceiling for the day when they can get out in their fields to plant. Continue Reading…