Skip to content
All kits ship FREE to US customers
All kits ship FREE to US customers

Blog

  • July 9, 2014

    FAB10: Hope and Fun

    This blog post was originally written by FarmBot contributor Tim Evers, whom the project sent to attend the FAB10 Conference in Barcelona to learn, network, and share our work here at the FarmBot Project. This weekend I was at the FabFest...

    Read now
  • June 23, 2014

    Weighing in the Options: FarmBot on SkyNet

    This blog post was originally written by FarmBot contributor Rick Carlino. I was recently asked over email about our decision to use Skynet for the Farmbot Project. For those who don’t follow my usual antics, Farmbot is an opensource agricultural robot that aims...

    Read now
  • June 18, 2014

    New FarmBot Wiki

    Since publishing the FarmBot Whitepaper, I have had a wiki for the project using the wikispaces platform. This was initially chosen because it was simple to setup and simple to use because of it's WYSIWYG editor and that it is a completely...

    Read now
  • June 13, 2014

    FarmBot - Now Online

    Today the software development team hit a big milestone: bringing FarmBot online and controllable via the web browser. Our software uses the SkyNet.im platform to open up a web socket between the user's browser and the device itself. This allows...

    Read now
  • April 9, 2014

    The FarmBot Foundation

    Some people with eagle eyes may have noticed the footer of this website reading: "© 2013-2014 The FarmBot Foundation." What exactly is the FarmBot Foundation you may be asking? Well, it is my envisioned non-profit legal entity that will function...

    Read now
  • March 27, 2014

    My Personal Goal

    I get asked all of the time: "What is your goal for the FarmBot Project?" The question usually comes in two contexts. The first, is the context of the project at large, in which case I repeat back our Mission...

    Read now
  • March 3, 2014

    FarmBot Becomes Shuttleworth Foundation Funded

    We are very excited to announce that Rory Aronson, the FarmBot Project's inventor and organizer has been accepted into the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program! The foundation advocates for and funds only open-source projects, and their team is poised to make...

    Read now
  • February 24, 2014

    FarmBot + Skynet Instant Messaging

    FarmBot needs to be able to communicate with a cloud based server in order to receive instructions and to send back acquired data. SkyNet is an open communications platform and API for the Internet of things that allows us to...

    Read now
  • February 24, 2014

    FarmBot Featured on WIRED

    Today we are really excited to have an article about the FarmBot project on WIRED's website! Be on lookout for more great press coming soon! http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2014/02/farmbot/  

    Read now
  • January 20, 2014

    Controlling FarmBot Stepper Motors

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Woo! We just got our custom Raspberry Pi and Arduino software to control our stepper motors! Check out this short video demonstrating the functionality! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="http://youtu.be/BQ48xvOactY" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

    Read now
  • September 19, 2013

    The FarmBot Whitepaper

    Published on September 19th, 2013, by Rory Landon Aronson, Read through to learn about the FarmBot technology and vision as well as details of FarmBot Genesis, the first FarmBot currently in development and slated for a crowdfunded launch in 2014. Email questions...

    Read now