March 2014 - Modern Farmer
The Fight Over Raw Butter

In 1987, the FDA banned farmers from selling raw milk and other unpasteurized dairy products... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 10, 2020
How To Make Your Own Hydroponic Garden

No soil? No problem.  For those who want to start a garden but don’t have... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 9, 2020
JBS Plant Takeover Leaves Uncertainty for Western Sheep Farmers

Henry Etcheverry has watched his livelihood slowly deteriorate over the past few months. He strains... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 8, 2020
Researchers Say We Need a Plan to Combat This Crazy Toxic Weed

Of all the invasive plants out there, it’s the chokers—the ones that strangle native plants—which... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 7, 2020
Legislators Propose Universal Free School Meals During COVID-19

Hunger, and especially childhood hunger, has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. The federal government... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 6, 2020
The Country’s Most Productive Farmland Is Now One of Its Worst COVID-19...

On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom called the Central Valley “our biggest area of concern.”... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 5, 2020
USDA Identifies Some of Those Mystery Seeds Sent From China

The USDA has issued some updates on the hundreds of reports from across the country... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 4, 2020
Born To Be Wild

Violet Brill looks at a forest the same way most people think about a supermarket.... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 3, 2020
This Former Teacher Has Moved Her Classroom to the Farm

Nine years ago, Scarlett Salamone’s life was hanging by a thread.  She was struggling through... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 2, 2020
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