Dan Mitchell, Author at Modern Farmer
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Is Nasty ” and It Could Get Worse

The National Pork Board issued a statement on Tuesday calling Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus its... (more)

Dan Mitchell
March 13, 2014
Mystery Meat: Questions Still Loom on Giant Beef Recall

There are still more questions than answers about the recall of all the beef processed... (more)

Dan Mitchell
March 6, 2014
China Hoards Half of World’s Cotton Supply (But It Maybe Wishes It...

China's hybrid market of state-controlled capitalism often yields weirdness, but the government's years-long attempt to... (more)

Dan Mitchell
February 4, 2014
Cock-A-Doodle-Don’t: New Farm Bill Bans Cockfight Attendance

Chris Cates, who raises livestock in Rising Fawn, Ga., is appalled by the farm bill,... (more)

Dan Mitchell
January 30, 2014
Sophisticated, Large-Scale Thefts Plague California’s Nut Industry

Big-time nut heists are on the rise following a spike in the wholesale price of... (more)

Dan Mitchell
November 25, 2013
Why Disappearing Bees Mean You’ll Pay More for Almonds

Why colony collapse, Chinese consumer habits, weather patterns in the Midwest, economic sanctions against Iran... (more)

Dan Mitchell
November 19, 2013
Why Legalized Hemp Will Not Be a Miracle Crop

Demand for hemp isn't as high as hemp's loudest proponents would have it -- all... (more)

Dan Mitchell
October 17, 2013