How This Lake In Asia Became A Floating Tomato Farm


Myanmar's Inle Lake is one of the largest lakes in the country, but in the last 20 years, satellite images have been revealing what looks like a smaller surface area. The lake, however, is still there — it's just hidden beneath a sprawling, floating tomato farm. » 4/01/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Treasure Trove Of Ancient Coins Found Buried Underneath Farm

You never know what you will find when you dig on a farm. Sometimes you may unearth old agricultural tools, sometimes just roots and sticks — and sometimes, on very rare occasions, a lead-lined bucket, filled with over $1.5 million dollars worth of ancient silver coins. » 1/09/15 3:00pm 1/09/15 3:00pm

This is what farms will look like in the future

As the world's human population grows, we're reducing the amount of agricultural areas and forests. That's why some architects are working on concepts for sustainable skyscrapers and vertical agricultural buildings. Here are some of the most interesting plans for the merging of the city and the farm. » 3/13/13 3:00pm 3/13/13 3:00pm

Welcome to Farmland World, a livestock Disneyland where robo-cows roam

One of the runners-up for the recent Animal Architecture Awards is also one of my favorites from the competition: "Farmland World" by Allison Newmeyer and Stewart Hicks of the Chicago-based Design With Company. » 8/27/11 8:00am 8/27/11 8:00am

10 Agribusiness Methods That Could Fail in the Next 20 years

A generation ago, most farms were still relatively small and independent, but the past 20-30 years have seen factory farms become a quasi-monopoly. What will farms look like a generation from now? » 2/24/11 10:00am 2/24/11 10:00am