Alex Robinson, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 2 of 13
Some States Feel Left Out of Farm Box Program

While the USDA’s food box program distributed 17 million packages of food across the country... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 18, 2020
Could COVID-19 Have Lasting Impacts on Our Food Supply Chain?

Mike Johanns thinks the pandemic could change a lot for agriculture.  The former USDA secretary... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 27, 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
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
The Rise of Milk Vodka

Fermented dairy drinks have a lengthy history. Ghengis Khan’s army was fueled by fermented mare’s... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 9, 2020
We Now Know What Makes Durian So Stinky

If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you’re likely familiar with the smell of durians.... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 5, 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