Trends in Ag: Consolidated Capital vs. Open Source Innovation

Recently I was interviewed for a CNBC article by Mark Koba entitled “Frankenstates: Winning the Agriculture Tech War.”   In it, Mr. Koba has the following passage taken from our interview: While most tout the progress that technical innovation has … Continue reading

Farm Hack: Fixed-Wing Drones for Farm Monitoring

Over the past several weeks I have been corresponding with Dorn Cox of farmhack.net about the uses of fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), more commonly known as drones, for farm monitoring applications. Most people who follow this topic immediately think … Continue reading

Permaculture the Schools

The clock is still ticking, and collapse continues unabated. Most are oblivious to the true nature of the progression, what it means, why it’s happening, and most importantly, what we should do about it. But the answer is simple, and … Continue reading

The Question of Agrobiodiversity

Over the past century, we have seen massive loss of agricultural biodiversity, in terms of both species and varieties. The statistics on biodiversity loss in varietal strains are staggering. According to the book Fatal Harvest, from 1903 to 1983, we … Continue reading