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farmOS GODAN Documentary

Newsletter Issue 19 -  November 29th, 2016

The GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition) initiative produced a mini documentary about farmOS and the open farming movement in general.

OPEN FARMS is the second episode of GODAN's new documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the frontline of how technology and data are reshaping agriculture to combat food insecurity and improve global nutrition.

Today, nearly 800 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition around the world. For the first time in human history, we have the knowledge and the tools to put an end to it. Open data makes that knowledge available to everyone.

This episode follows the story of how modern technology and open data transforming Tuckaway Farm in Lee, New Hampshire, USA. 

Dorn Cox, a farmer on the 250-acre family-run farm, says that every modern farm should be a research farm, and he is incorporating open data technologies into his work.

The full video is available on YouTube:

Check it out!

-Mike Stenta