Posts tagged Farming

Heuristics. Sometimes They Lead to Bad Decisions

Humans think in heuristics.  They create a process, and they follow it.  It’s any approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery that employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect, but sufficient for the immediate goals. Heuristics …






Are You What You Eat?

Soup. A photo posted by Jeff Carter (@pointsnfigures) on Jul 25, 2015 at 4:34pm PDT Last evening, my wife and I went to a dinner for Angelic Organics. It was in Caledonia, Illinois out on the farm.  If you follow …






Tech and The Farm

Crop yields are heavily dependent on the weather, but they are heavily dependent on technology too. We can’t expect to feed the world without advancement in genetics in the seed business. ($MON, $POT) Over the past fifty years, there have …