Tag Archives: Agriculture

The New Hard Work

The agricultural colony on the planet, Demeter, succeeded beyond all expectations. The previously untouched soil produced bumper crops every year, supplying 32% of Earth’s grain and vegetables. Still, dark clouds loomed. While the farmers of Demeter became richer each year, … Continue reading

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Plenty To Eat

Camile was a Botanical Engineer. Experts believed her bioengineered rice would soon end world hunger. She made this rice public domain. Anyone could grow it. This angered several giant agricultural companies who complained vehemently about the profits they’d lose. Thereafter, … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – 4/12/2013 – “Omni Plow” – Genre: Humor

Friday Fictioneers – 4/12/2013 Genre: Humor 100 Words Omni Plow “Gracious, Lord Hinton! What IS it?” “The pinnacle of agricultural technology, Mr. Pitcairn. It’s the Omni Plow.” “Good lord. What does it do?” “Why it does everything. It’s a plow, … Continue reading

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