Dan Nosowitz, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 3 of 135
Study Finds Grocery Stores Need to Do More to Tell Customers About...

If it feels like you’ve seen more food recalls lately, you’re not necessarily wrong. It’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 19, 2020
Court Orders Bayer to Pay $265 Million to Farm Hit by Dicamba...

Dicamba drift—in which airborne pesticides float onto unprotected neighboring farms—just got its first big legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 18, 2020
New Bill Would Fund Nutrition Education in Unhealthiest Schools

When the USDA finalized its new rules for SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, roughly... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 17, 2020
Hemp Insurance Arrives, Pushing Hemp One Step Closer to a Mainstream Crop

The USDA offers insurance to help protect farmers from forces they have no control over.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2020
Could Solar Panels Make Greenhouses Energy-Neutral?

Greenhouses are an increasingly large slice of American agriculture. There are plenty of advantages to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 12, 2020
A Psychological Means to Fight Crop Diseases

Farmers are constantly engaged in what may feel like a war. That war contains many... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 11, 2020
Should We Be Concerned About Selenium in Agriculture?

Selenium is an essential element for life in humans and other animals, and selenium deficiency... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 6, 2020
What Makes Industrial Hemp Spike to Illegal Levels of THC?

Industrial hemp—cannabis with a low level of THC, the compound that provides marijuana’s “high”—is legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 5, 2020
Fireflies Are Disappearing, and Agriculture Is Partly to Blame

There are well over a hundred firefly species in North America, and the twinkling insects... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 5, 2020