Dan Nosowitz, Author at Modern Farmer
Study Finds 1 Percent of Farms Own 70 Percent of World’s Farmland

Just like with wealth inequality, land inequality can have disastrous effects on agriculture and on... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 27, 2020
Farmworker Groups Ask for Prioritization in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Workers in the agricultural and food production fields have been hit especially hard by COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2020
This Plant May Have Evolved to Escape Humans

One of our favorite categories of research is ways in which plants are smarter—or more... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 24, 2020
New Bill Seeks to Help Black Farmers Reclaim Place in American Agriculture

Black Americans were, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a major force in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 21, 2020
Tyson Plant Managers Placed Bets on COVID-19 Case Numbers: Lawsuit

Meatpacking plants have proven to be one of rural America’s worst vectors for spreading COVID-19.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 20, 2020
Progressive Groups Urge Biden Against Picking Heidi Heitkamp for USDA Chief

We’re still a ways off from the appointments of the various members of the incoming... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 19, 2020
Alliance of Conservative and Progressive Farm Groups Takes Aim at Climate Change

On Tuesday morning, a new coalition of farm, food, and environmental groups announced its formation... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 17, 2020
Washington State Supreme Court Rules Farmworkers Are Entitled to Overtime Pay

There are many ways in which agricultural labor—despite being difficult, dangerous, and necessary—is treated differently... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 11, 2020
European Union Hits United States With Tariffs On Tobacco, Nuts

The European Union is set to impose new tariffs on a list of American goods... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 10, 2020