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High Tech Cows & Open Source Farm Equipment: Yes, The Economics Of Farming Is Relevant

3 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

I frequently get asked why I spend so much time talking about the entertainment industry here on Techdirt, and one of the points I make is that I think what's happened to the entertainment industry over the last decade and a half is really a leading indicator of the type of disruptive change that has already started to impact, or will soon be impacting, nearly every industry imaginable.
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Guelph researchers recipe: Cook farm waste into energy

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (4 days ago)

It takes some cooking, but turning farm waste into biofuels is now possible and makes economic sense, according to preliminary research from the University of Guelph. Guelph researchers are studying how to make biofuels from farm wa... Read Post

Do Cows Moo "Get me the Hell out of Here" on Factory Farms?

Lifestyle / Pets & Animals : Animal Emotions (2 hours ago)

New research on "cow talk" shows that mothers and young share important messages using various types of moos. I hope this landmark research will be used to learn more about what cows and other food animals are saying and feeling as ... Read Post

Appointees Put on Farm Bureau’s New Promotion & Ed Committee

Industries / Agriculture : AgWired (2 days ago)

In an effort to develop and centralize resources that inspire and equip Farm Bureau members to convey the significance of agriculture, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has appointed farmer and rancher members to the organi... Read Post

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