Heatwave Cooks Crustaceans in Their Shells in Canada

The heatwave that devastated farmers and farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest last week also wreaked... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 8, 2021
Mail Disruption is Killing Chicks

Democracy isn’t the only thing postal delays are endangering during the pandemic. Poultry experts say... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 20, 2020
Year One

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

Alex Robinson
June 29, 2020
Could Bubbles be the Future of Pollination?

Who needs bees when you have bubbles?  Scientists have worked to identify alternative pollinators for... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 20, 2020
Journey to the Center of the Beehive

Bioni Samp remembers when his father used to scrape an inch of splattered insects off... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 14, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Charged in Alleged Chicken Price Fixing Conspiracy

The Department of Justice has charged four poultry industry executives—including the CEO of one of... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 3, 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
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
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