Alex Robinson, Author at 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
Americans are Receiving Mystery Seeds in the Mail From China

Unsolicited packages of seeds have shown up in residents’ mail across the United States, and... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 27, 2020
Year One: You Don’t Have to Farm On Your Own

In Scott Chang-Fleeman’s first year of farming, he worked long grueling days by himself. He... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 26, 2020
Year One: ‘Without Optimism, You Can’t be a Farmer’

Meredith Elliott and her husband, Steven, spent the first six months on their farm in... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 18, 2020
Year One: A Farm Can’t Survive Without Customers

Simply working outside with your hands and watching the seeds you plant grow into food... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 11, 2020
Five 2020 Races to Watch in Farm Country

As we hurtle towards November, it’s becoming clear that the control of a few seats... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 7, 2020
Year One: Start Small

When it comes to farming, it’s important to start small. There is a lot to... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 5, 2020
Year One

Before the pandemic hit, Modern Farmer spoke to farmers who had completed their first year... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 29, 2020
Judge Bars California from Requiring Cancer Label on Bayer’s Roundup

A federal judge has ruled that Bayer won’t have to put a cancer warning on... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 23, 2020
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