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New FarmBot Documentation

New FarmBot Documentation

Over the last few weeks we've added a ton of new and updated information to our hardware, software, and even meta documentation hubs. This new content reflects the many features we've added to the web app, and brings together learnings from the community all into one place. Here are...

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All FarmBot kits now ship for free within the US

All FarmBot kits now ship for free within the US

You read that correctly; free shipping is now available for all US orders containing a full FarmBot kit! Even better: Genesis v1.4 kits are in stock and ready to be at your doorstep in time for the second half of Spring. Order your...

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April 19, 2019 Software Update

April 19, 2019 Software Update

Hello FarmBot community, On Wednesday we deployed a new version of the FarmBot web app with a ton of usability improvements and a handful of new features. Let’s take a look at what’s new: Mobile friendly pages! The Sequences, Regimens,...

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Every Plant, Ever

Every Plant, Ever

In celebration of the Spring Equinox, our talented designer Claire Dierksen (maker of all the plant icons you see in the FarmBot web app) has teamed up with Apple Design Award winning developer Ryan McLeod to launch today Every Plant, Ever, a sticker pack for iOS!...

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Pre-Order FarmBot Genesis XL v1.5

Pre-Order FarmBot Genesis XL v1.5

Earlier this month we sold out of the final FarmBot Genesis XL v1.4 kits, which means we're now accepting pre-orders for Genesis XL v1.5! The new kits will have several to-be-announced improvements over v1.4, but will be the same sized devices with...

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Buy FarmBot now, pay over time

Buy FarmBot now, pay over time

Starting today, qualified customers can purchase FarmBot now and pay over time with financing provided by Affirm. Simply click the Pre-qaulify now links underneath product prices or on the cart page to get a real-time decision of the financing terms offered. We're very excited...

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February 13th, 2019 Update

February 13th, 2019 Update

Hi everyone, Here's an update of what we've been up to the last few months and where we're heading: Software Variables The vast majority of our software development efforts since October have been to build out the much-anticipated variables feature....

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Parcel, Versatility, Variables, and more!

This week we released version 7.2.0 of the FarmBot Web App and version 7.0.1 of FarmBot OS. The biggest change in this release was our switch from WebPack to Parcel for Javascript bundles, resulting in build-related bug fixes, faster deploy...

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Respecting your freedom

Respecting your freedom

At FarmBot Inc, all of our functional work (hardware, software, and documentation) is licensed such that you have the freedom to: Use the work as you wish, for any purpose. Study the work, and change it so it functions as...

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Raising the bar of great documentation

Raising the bar of great documentation

The importance of the README.md file in open-source software has been well known for years. But what happens when you go beyond software and begin to document your hardware, your community, and your business model too? In this talk at LCA...

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New FarmBot Pricing for 2019

New FarmBot Pricing for 2019

With the start of the new year, we're introducing new, lowered pricing for FarmBot Genesis and FarmBot Genesis XL! Check out our website to see how you can get started with FarmBot today. Wondering what it takes to put together a...

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Openly sharing our business: an update

Openly sharing our business: an update

Last month, we announced the public beta of meta.farm.bot - the documentation hub of our business itself.  Since then, we've received positive feedback that the information is interesting, relevant, and empowering to not only other business leaders, but to aspiring entrepreneurs as well....

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