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Category: U.S. agriculture
New Zine on the History of Sanitation
Our zine “Infrastructural Digest” is finally done. Download a free digital copy.
Learn about how sanitation waste and plastic discards are transformed into agricultural and architectural resources on OSU’s main campus.
Maya Milpa Workshop at OSU’s Waterman Farm
Last Friday and Saturday, we hosted a workshop that invited students, faculty, and staff from Ohio State (as well as … More
The Other Side of Our Food System
I just published a short blog post for Ohio State’s Initiative for Food and Agricultural Transformation (InFACT), which discusses my new research … More
Soil Health Underwear Test
“Men’s cotton briefs can serve the needs of science when buried in a field for a few weeks. It’s a … More
The Hub Community Garden in Muncie
Here’s a short video produced by one of my students in which I discuss the vision behind the Hub Community … More
Indiana Dairy Uses Cow Manure to Power its Delivery Trucks
Fair Oaks Farms has used livestock waste for years to power its operations.With its $12 million digester, it’s now using … More
Indiana Farmer’s Fight with Monsanto Reaches the Supreme Court
Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman was sued for patent infringement by the seed company Monsanto but now he is fighting back. … More
Are Weed-Seeking Robots in Farming’s Future?
Herbicide-resistant “super weeds” are leading some to actively seeking out a robotic remedy. Read about it here.