Alex Robinson, Author at Modern Farmer
Canadian Farmers Form New Coalition to Fight Climate Change

In Canada, farmers have been hit hard by extreme weather in recent years. Droughts and... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 11, 2020
Corteva Agriscience to Stop Making Chlorpyrifos

Just six months after the Trump administration decided not to ban chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 7, 2020
Fecal Dust from Cattle Feedlots is Smothering a Texas Town

Clouds of fecal dust from large cattle feedlots in the western part of the Texas... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 6, 2020
Farm Bankruptcies Spiked to Highest Level in Eight Years

Farm bankruptcies hit an eight-year high in America last year.  Court data released this week... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 31, 2020
Bayer Considers Pulling Roundup from Retail Store Shelves

Bayer AG is reportedly considering whether to stop selling its weed killer Roundup in retail... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 31, 2020
This Vermont Woman Grades Cheese For a Living

Any experienced cheese grader knows cheeses can sneak up on you. This was one of... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 29, 2020
How the Sweetness of Nectar Impacts Bumblebee Vomit

There is such a thing as nectar that is too sweet for bumblebees, especially when... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 23, 2020
Plant Life is Spreading Around Everest

The Himalayas are becoming greener as glaciers continue to melt. The Asian mountain range, which... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 13, 2020
Most Meat Eaters Think Veganism is Ethical, Study Says

A newly released survey shows many meat eaters think veganism is a virtuous endeavor. It’s... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 9, 2020
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