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Twisted Fields Research Collective

Open source research and education in the application of Precision Farming Rovers to regenerative organic farming. Home of Acorn the farming robot.


Twisted Fields Research Collective is all of us

Our contributors 28

Thank you for supporting Twisted Fields Research Collective.

Mike Kelley


$2,400 USD

Liu Liu

$1,050 USD

Kelly Knight

$500 USD

Booty Tompkins


$250 USD

Kate Sprague

$250 USD


$250 USD

Cole Amick


$150 USD

Avi Brown


$105 USD

Niels Hartvig


$100 USD


Transparent and open finances.

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Today’s balance

$2,203.40 USD

Total raised

$5,404.18 USD

Total disbursed

$3,200.78 USD

Estimated annual budget

$2,039.45 USD


Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Twisted Fields Research Collective

Updates on our activities and progress.

New update on our blog! New vehicle design, electronics, and metal shop.

We've just published a new video and blog post sharing what we have accomplished on the project recently. Make sure to check the end of the video to see your name for anyone who contributed before the video was posted!...
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Published on February 10, 2023 by Taylor Alexander

Acorn in the news, July 2021

Acorn has been featured in Hackaday once again! This time to highlight our recent article and video on the technical systems of our prototype machine....
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Published on July 5, 2021 by Taylor Alexander

New article and video detailing the high level technical systems of our robot

We recently released a detailed overview of the technical systems of our robot. This is the first of our educational video...
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Published on July 5, 2021 by Taylor Alexander


We are focused on research in to the application of Precision Farming Rovers to climate-friendly regenerative agriculture. Our research includes the development of Acorn, a completely open source farming robot. We are building a community of interested users at who wish to contribute to development. To help grow this community we produce educational materials about our research in addition to the release of our source code and design files.

Our team