Open Source Stories logo Talks

A Community for Farm Innovation

Dorn Cox

Dorn Cox

We have new tools, powerful tools, to harness the governance of nature. To grow healthy soil, to grow healthy plants, to grow healthy people. What are we going to choose to do with that new power?

Dorn Cox, Ph.D., Research Director, Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment


About this talk

A Community for Farm Innovation

The future of agriculture relies on farms and communities worldwide sharing ideas. Dorn Cox is at the center of a global movement to make insights from Delhi accessible to farmers in Des Moines. In this talk from Red Hat Summit 2019, Dorn explored how his work with Wolf’s Neck Center and FarmHack is bringing farmers together.

Dorn Cox headshot

FARM OS

In addition to his role with Wolf’s Neck Center, Dorn is the cofounder of FarmOS, an open source platform for agricultural management and record keeping. By integrating agricultural data from multiple farms into open source communities, FarmOS gives users and contributors a chance to see the bigger agricultural picture and make meaningful contributions.

Watch The Open Farmer


Details

Location

Red Hat Summit

Date aired

5/8/2019

Duration

9:30

Transcript

See more from Open Source Stories

Food Computer Program

Melanie Shimano
Director and Founder of the Food Computer Program

Watch the talk

Food Computer Program

Melanie Shimano
Director and Founder of the Food Computer Program

Melanie Shimano's west Baltimore students are sharing what they grow—and what they learn from it.

Watch the talk

Open Source and the Future of Hardware

Neil Gershenfeld, Ph.D.
Director, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

Watch the talk

Open Source and the Future of Hardware

Neil Gershenfeld, Ph.D.
Director, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

Self-driving cars are a prime example of robotics in action. See why they’re also key in furthering the field of A.I.

Watch the talk


Open Source Stories logo

What's the next story?

Open Source Stories, an original series from Red Hat, celebrates the innovators who bring the power of open source to everything people do.

Get the newsletter

We're committed to the open source way

Learn more about open source. Understand our community-to-enterprise development model. Discover The Open Organization.

Find out more