Dan Nosowitz, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 3 of 171
H-2A Farmworkers Will See Wage Increases This Year

In 2020, the Trump administration froze wages for foreign farmworkers. Last month, a lawsuit overturned... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 4, 2022
Low-Cost AI Sensors Could Help Farmers Reduce Fertilizer Use

In an effort to lessen the amount of fertilizer runoff, bioengineers are working to develop... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 28, 2021
This Year in Food and Farming

A recap of 2021, a year filled with equal parts hope and disappointment.

Dan Nosowitz
December 23, 2021
The US Is Not Reducing Agricultural Use of Antibiotics Fast Enough

The unnecessary use of antibiotics is a huge problem in American agriculture.

Dan Nosowitz
December 17, 2021
Facing Labor Shortage, Tyson to Ramp Up Automation in Processing Plants

The company hopes to “reduce labor costs” (aka cut jobs).

Dan Nosowitz
December 16, 2021
Minnesota Seeks to Add State-Specific Dicamba Pesticide Regulations

They’d be stricter than the national ones.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
Crop Pests and Diseases Dramatically Rise in China

Researchers suspect climate change to be a major factor in the whopping 400 percent increase.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
First USDA-Approved Low-Carbon Beef Certification Launched

The new program will require participating producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to at least... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 14, 2021
Germany Becomes First Country to Ban Mass Culling of Male Chicks

It’s a big step forward for animal welfare in the egg industry.

Dan Nosowitz
December 9, 2021
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