August 2014 - Page 2 of 8 - Modern Farmer
Could Indoor Vertical Farms Be the Future of Livestock Feed?

Along Utah’s Highway 68 in the small community of Elberta, Utah stands an industrial dome.... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 16, 2021
Court Orders School Lunch Supplier to Stop Selling ‘Adulterated’ Juice

A federal judge has banned a school lunch supplier, which allegedly had inorganic arsenic in... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 15, 2021
Report: Bill Gates Now the Largest Private Owner of American Farmland

When you’re a billionaire, your money problems are different than for non-billionaires. Instead of figuring... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 15, 2021
Trump Administration Reportedly Considers Biofuel Waivers in Final Days

In the waning days of Donald Trump’s presidency, the Environmental Protection Agency reportedly has been... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 15, 2021
Degraded Soil Costs Corn Farmers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars a Year:...

Massive monocrop farming of corn, in the United States, brings with it a whole host... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 14, 2021
Bird Flu Is Spreading Through Europe and Asia

While we humans continue to deal (or, sometimes, not deal very well) with the COVID-19... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 12, 2021
Pilgrim’s Pride Wants to Settle Price-Fixing Lawsuit for $75 Million

Over the past year, several lawsuits and federal investigations have targeted an alleged long-running price-fixing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 11, 2021
The Rice Renaissance

In the not-so-distant past, craft beer connoisseurs and brewmasters collectively turned their noses up at... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 11, 2021
7 Weird and Wonderful Plants Discovered in 2020

For many, 2020 was a terrible year. But if you ask a botanist, they would... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 10, 2021
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