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

2 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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Look For Decrease in Equipment Sales

Industries / Agriculture : AgWired (2 years ago)

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, ”How will the drought affect farm equipment sales?” At last week’s Farm Progress Show where there was a lot of equipment on display the talk was dominated by weather. Our poll results: sixty-t... Read Post

Children on dairy farms run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies; Dairy farm exposure also beneficial during pregnancy

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 hours ago)

Children who live on farms that produce milk run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other rural children. According to researchers, pregnant women may benefit from spending time on dairy farms to promote maturation of the... Read Post

It's Not Just The Entertainment Industry Facing An Economic Upheaval

Industries / Law : Techdirt (5 years ago)

People often ask why we focus on the entertainment industry so much around here, and one of the points I've tried to make is that what's happening in the entertainment industry is nothing but a precursor to what's going to happen in... Read Post

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