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Cover crops and drones: Small step for farmers, giant leap for...
For those committed to cover cropping, the potential of using drone technology to evaluate feilds is immense.
Surviving the great social media outage of Oct. 4, 2021
Kymberly Foster Seabolt reflects on the great social media outage of Oct. 4, 2021, and society's dependency on these platforms.
Profit pressures hamper the use of conservation practices in farming
The American food system's focus on the bottom line restricts farmers' opportunities to implement science-backed conservation practices on their farms.
Muskingum Co. investor launches profit-sharing rural broadband service
Last year, Megan Kvamme launched a company, Ohio Transparent Telecom, or OhioTT, to improve access in rural areas, using fixed wireless connections.
MyPlate launches first Alexa skill
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the launch of its first-ever Alexa skill, a digital tool for parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers.
Drone operators warned to watch for ag aircraft
The National Agricultural Aviation Association is asking all drone operators to be extra mindful of low-flying manned agricultural aircraft operations.
Pasture monitoring a useful tool
Monitoring pasture growth increases farm profitability through improved weed control, forage yield, nutrient distribution and decreased erosion.
Local food advocates design software for food hub collaboration
Ever since she helped found the Oberlin Food Hub, in Ohio, in 2015, Cullen Naumoff said she has constantly had to educate people about what food hubs are and how they work. But the pandemic has started to change that. “It catapulted the food supply chain to the front of the New York Times,” Naumoff said.
Technology is APPlicable for the outdoor enthusiast in you
Learn more about free apps that provide data about plants, animals and insects that can improve the identification efforts of any person that uses them.
The telephones of yesterday
Judith Sutherland ponders the advancements of the telephones and how they've shaped the way people communicate during her lifetime.