Alex Robinson, Author at Modern Farmer
Farmers Will Soon Be Able to Start Applying for Stimulus Funds

After the long weekend, farmers will be able to start applying for some much needed... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 20, 2020
Counties with Meat Plants See Double the Infection Rates

In the week following President Donald Trump’s executive order forcing meat processing plants to reopen,... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 14, 2020
Meet Winter, the Llama Who Might Just Save Us All From COVID-19

Winter the llama was just nine months old when she became central to research that... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 5, 2020
The Allure of Hops Turns Sour for Some Canadian Growers

Dozens of farmers in the Canadian province of Ontario dove into growing hops in recent... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 4, 2020
Trump to Order Meat Processing Plants to Stay Open

President Donald Trump has decided to compel meat processing plants to stay open, despite concerns... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 28, 2020
Land O’Lakes Removes Native American Woman From Label

The “butter maiden” is no more.  Dairy co-operative Land O’Lakes has removed the image of... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 15, 2020
Vegetable Seeds Are the New Toilet Paper

Got seeds? Seed sellers across North America have been overwhelmed by skyrocketing demand in recent... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 5, 2020
What a Food Microbiologist Wants You to Know About COVID-19

Food microbiologist Donald Schaffner hasn’t been shy about trying to debunk some of the myths... (more)

Alex Robinson
April 1, 2020
Farmers Brace as State Department Pauses Visa Applications for Mexican Workers

American farmers who depend on seasonal workers are scrambling after the State Department halted new... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 18, 2020
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