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Dec 06, 2019

A new citrus and garlic feed supplement could help dairy farmers offset their cows’ methane emissions while making them a bit of money in the process. Swiss Agritech company Mootral developed the supplement, which it says could cut the methane that comes out of cows’ digestive systems by 38 percent. Nonprofit Verra announced Friday that […]

Dec 04, 2019

My name is Frank Giustra. I am the owner of Modern Farmer magazine. When we decided to launch this magazine seven years ago, it was due to our love and passion for food. We had a hunch that a large and growing segment of the population shared our feelings and wanted to know more about […]

Dec 05, 2019

There’s no better time to give than the holiday season. From a cookbook that will tell you how to eat your Christmas tree to a cannabis-themed card game, we’ve got you covered with a unique lineup of recent food- and farm-related crowdfunding projects.  Greens For Good Greens for Good is an initiative born out of […]

The FDA Just Issued a Crackdown On CBD

One of the wildest stories in agriculture over the past few years has involved cannabidiol,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz

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Women Farmers Are on the Rise in the Last Frontier

In Alaska, where farmers battle grueling winters and short growing seasons, women are almost as... (more)

Sam Davenport
December 2, 2019
No One Believed Me

Librada Paz can’t remember if it took five or six days to walk across the... (more)

Olivia Heffernan
December 2, 2019
This Man Grew and Foraged All Of His Food For An Entire...

Eight years ago, Rob Greenfield was struck by the reality that all the food he... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 27, 2019
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Food & Lifestyle

How Peruvian Potatoes Might Be Key to Feeding the Planet

When climate change causes widespread devastation, displaces millions of people and leads to mass extinction,... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 3, 2019
Australian Startup Turns Feral Deer Into Salami to Help Farmers

A far cry from Bambi, feral deer are invasive in Australia. In the country’s vast... (more)

David Wilson
December 2, 2019
Two Friends From Mexico Developed A Synthetic Leather Made From Cactus

After finishing university and entering employment on separate career paths, Adrián López Velarde and Marte... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 30, 2019
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News

Bovine Virtual Reality, Farm-to-Plane Follies and More: Your December Food News Round-Up

Humans are always trying to do better, get healthier, be more efficient. But sometimes our... (more)

Brian Barth
December 6, 2019
USDA Finalizes New SNAP Rules, Reducing Food Benefits for Millions

A much-criticized proposed rule to change the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP—better known as... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 4, 2019
Spent Grain From Breweries Could be Repurposed as Fuel

Leftover grain from breweries, which might otherwise end up in landfills, could be used to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 2, 2019
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How An Indian Farming Organization Is Trying to Save the Forest

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Transforming a Hawaiian Community Through Farming

Cheryse Kaui Sana often thinks about how different her life would have been if she... (more)

This Wisconsin Economist Found Happiness Growing Mushrooms in His Basement

When Jerome Segura III leapt from the ivory tower of academia, he didn’t know what... (more)

Rice Paddies Rise in the Hudson Valley

Nfamara Badjie’s parents taught him it’s much healthier to eat what you grow than food... (more)

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