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    Wheel hoe

    Wheel hoe

    Easy to build, inexpensive wheel hoe made from old bike parts.

    Forest biochar rocket stove

    Forest biochar rocket stove

    Rocket stove designed to make biochar and provide heat for cooking and space heating

    Ndicea Nitrogen Management

    Ndicea Nitrogen Management

    I nicked it from the Louis Bolck Institue. I tried to find the copy right rules, but couldn't, so I expect an open source program to be open source. http://www.ndicea.nl/index.php It might be usefull for some of you guys, or maybe some digital wizard who want's to write some more coding in order for it to be even more usefull (eg more application with this one program)

    Slug Trap & Composter

    Slug Trap & Composter

    PROBLEM: Slugs are damaging crops and farmers are trying to kill the slugs. We found a way to efficiently trap slugs without hurting them, so that farmers don’t have to worry about crop damage. SOLUTION: Our solution is eco-friendly, and harmless to all slugs used.The trap is created by recycled materials found in most households. For our slug trap we use a plastic water bottle. Slugs are attracted to the yeast at the bottom of the bottle, and they go into the trap. We have a barrier so they can’t fall and drown in the yeast. We recommend having a trap every twenty yards. You must dig a small hole and insert the bottle for use. We also recommend having the top of the trap at ground level. The slugs are then put into your compost. Slug can be used for composting because they are organic decomposers. Vermicomposting is using worms to aerate and help decompose compost, so in place of worms our slugs will digest raw or organic materials. When taking the composted material into the fields, we recommend checking the composted material to make sure there are no slugs inside of it. ***This prototype and solution were created in response to the research component of a robotics competition. Thirteen seventh graders in South Louisiana were challenged with finding an innovative solution to a problem with a way that humans and animals interact. The students initially found that slug slime had healing properties and wanted to find a way to capture slugs in farm plots and bottle the slug slime to sell at farmer's markets.

    Strip-Till

    Strip-Till

    An Open-Source Strip-Till realised by students at UniLasalle Polytechnique Beauvais (France) with AgriLab and la chaire d'Agromachinisme et nouvelle technologie

    Arduino soil moisture data logger for extended remote usage

    Arduino soil moisture data logger for extended remote usage

    This is a simple soil moisture data logger using an Arduino Uno with a power-controller circuit to regulate connection between a battery pack and the Arduino. It has a battery life of months and is suited for remote data collection.

    Equipment Lending

    Equipment Lending

    Documentation and conversation around various equipment lending models.

    The WiFi Farm Guide

    The WiFi Farm Guide

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

    Agricultural Entries and Translations from the Encyclopédie, 1751

    Agricultural Entries and Translations from the Encyclopédie, 1751

    The Encyclopédie was the first encyclopedia to include contributions from many named contributors, and it was the first general encyclopedia to lavish attention on the mechanical arts, such as metallaria (blacksmithing, metallurgy), agricultura (agriculture), vestiaria (tailoring, weaving), architectura (architecture, masonry), mercatura (trade), coquinaria (cooking). “This is a work that cannot be completed except by a society of men of letters and skilled workmen, each working separately on his own part, but all bound together solely by their zeal for the best interests of the human race and a feeling of mutual good will.” —Diderot The following sections first published in 1751 embody many of Farm Hack's ideals.