Charles McFarlane, Author at Modern Farmer
The Color Wars: International vs. John Deere

Two farmers duel it out over the best tractor brand around.

Charles McFarlane
November 14, 2014
How Poppies Became a Symbol of Remembrance

Reviewing the legacy of the veteran poppy.

Charles McFarlane
November 11, 2014
Close Up: Cashews

A closer look at this popular, crescent-shaped nut.

Charles McFarlane
October 24, 2014
Be Vewwy Afwaid: These Bunnies Are Huge

There are 10 current breeds of giant rabbits -- and the Spanish government plans to... (more)

Charles McFarlane
August 27, 2014
Turnip for What: 10 Vintage Pictures of Turnip Farming

Another Library of Congress photo archive deep dive, this time all about turnips.

Charles McFarlane
August 1, 2014
15 Vintage Pictures of Farm Dogs

Iconic images of herding dogs, from the archives of the Library of Congress to you.

Charles McFarlane
June 13, 2014
A Dog’s Life: A Brief History of the Turnspit Dog

A history lesson about the not-very-fun life of the turnspit dog, charged with trotting in... (more)

Charles McFarlane
June 13, 2014
12 Vintage Pictures of Cattle Branding

The practice of cattle branding has been around since ancient Egypt, but it was the... (more)

Charles McFarlane
May 2, 2014