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Small Scale Farm Technology

Below are some links to low-cost, appropriate, alternative technologies for growers

  • Farm Hack is an open-source forum where farmers and growers exchange details of low-cost low-tech solutions they have developed for their farms. Examples are: DIY pig housing, low cost row crop header, orchird bird scarers and much much more. You'll need to register to view and submit.
  • Sectormentor for Soils is an app that helps you monitor the health of soils on farm
  • Innovative Farmers brings together groups of farmers with researchers from top agricultural institutions in practical 'field labs' to find new ways to grow better food and cut waste and pollution, all whilst boosting farmer's profit margins.
  • Jean-Martin Fortier is a farmer, educator and author specialising in organic and biologically intensive cropping practices. His goal is to share the tools, techniques and inspiration for you to succeed as a market gardener, grow amazing produce for your family and community all while making a lucrative small business out of it.