Are Farmers Forced by Big Ag and Monsanto to Plant Seeds?

For years now, there has been a myth going around the internet about how farmers seed options have been growing smaller and smaller to the point where they are basically forced by seed companies to plant a certain variety in a monocropping style production method. This myth is most likely rooted in the fact that […]

Are “Corporate Farms” a Bad Thing?

Melinda S. asks: “You know all the latest media on the horrors on ‘big corporate’ farms? How prevalent is this? I am not a farmer, I live in southern Indiana and have goats, chickens, horses, and cows for neighbors. Not to mention soy and cornfields. I see no ‘horror’. I just wonder how the farmers on […]

Aerial Farming with GoPro and DJI Phantom 2

I’ve been talking about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for several weeks now, but now I finally have my very own DJI Phantom 2.  I’m writing this post on a Saturday, and I’ve had the UAV and related gear in my possession since this past Tuesday.  I’ve never been great with RC stuff, and flying is […]