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    Solar-powered Chicken Tractor

    Solar-powered Chicken Tractor

    Solar-Powered Auto-Driving Chicken Tractor.

    The WiFi Farm Guide

    The WiFi Farm Guide

    Low cost farm wide WiFi to enable remote sensors and any other WiFi enabled device.

    Mobile solar powered electric fence

    Mobile solar powered electric fence

    I'm interested in others ideas and knowledge related to creating a mobile solar powered electric fence. This sketch represents my concept and the products available online costing less than $100. My goal is to allow two pigs the ability to graze small parcels of land similar to a chicken tractor.

    DIY Farm/Bike Trailer

    DIY Farm/Bike Trailer

    A bulletproof, versatile, inexpensive bike trailer. For $20.

    Mobile chicken coop

    Mobile chicken coop

    This mobile chicken coop has two unique features: a simple mechanism for lowering wheels to raise the coop for moving, and a battery powered automatic door to let the birds out of the roosting enclosure in mornings. Thus it is simple to move around to provide fresh foraging, and does not require tending first thing in the morning. Photos, videos and descriptions are here: http://sunnyslopeorchard.blogspot.com/2013/12/our-mobile-chicken-coop.html

    SwitchBox Control

    SwitchBox Control

    Cell phone controlled switch for block heaters, fences or any electrical device!

    Rover- Remote Electric Fence Switch by Text Message

    Rover- Remote Electric Fence Switch by Text Message

    Turn your electric fence on or off with a text message. Get text alerts of power failures (and thus fence outages). Find a short or a broken section of fence way out in the pasture? No need to walk all the way back to the barn to turn the fence off to fix it (nor to "grin and bear it" while you fix it); just a send a text and in a few seconds the fence will be safe to work on.

    Farm Item Locator

    Farm Item Locator

    Locates and tracks items in a defined area (several acres). Uses 3 or more "anchor points" to locate the position of any tag within the area defined by the anchor points. Tags must be low cost, but the anchor points can be $100+ each.

    Books

    Books

    This is a list of books that people have found useful in running a farm. Typically How-To or books explaining tools and techniques.