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the parisian shepherdess

This woman ROCKS. A model to replicate over and over and over again.

If you speak french, visit their website!

France

proving that not all farmers are luddites

Young farmers aren’t just going back to the land, we’re also headed back to the future. Case in point? Last week, the open source web-based platform for  farm management… 192 more words

Technology

farmOS beta 1 release

Mike Stenta has worked on farms and developed websites for them since 2008. The platforms included administrative interface for CSA management and expanded into what is now… 196 more words

Farm Management

Review of "Farmers’ managerial thinking and management process effectiveness as factors of financial success on Finnish dairy farms"

Heikki Mäkinen published a very interesting study in Agricultural and Food science in 2013 and it was a significant advance in our understanding of how important a manager is to a farms success. 1,195 more words

MACHINERY: Drone pilot agricultural awareness course launched at LAMMA - Farming Life

“UAS or drones, combined with developments in sensors, image processing, and management software are rapidly changing the science of farm and land management. While this technology offers exciting new opportunities for land and farm management, they need to be used effectively and in a safe manner,” said Dr Richard Green, senior lecturer and academic lead – National Centre for Precision Farming (NCPF) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Interest Group… 24 more words

Drones

Stony Brook Farm is Officially Closed

After ten years of struggling with the ethics of raising animals, especially pigs, for slaughter, I decided to quit pig farming for ethical reasons. Stony Brook Farm is now officially closed. 256 more words

Livestock Management