Gloria Dawson, Author at Modern Farmer
At This New Jersey Farm, Alpacas Help the Mentally Ill

At Fountain House Farm, members with mental illness recover and gain new skills, find jobs,... (more)

Gloria Dawson
September 24, 2015
Gambling Debts: New Report Blasts Crop Insurance for Rewarding the Risky

When farmers experience crop lose due to extreme weather, crop insurance is there to help... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 27, 2013
This Robot’s Got Milk

Dairy cows never take a day off. That means dairy farmers had to keep a... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 22, 2013
Fish Farms Contribute to Rising Sea Levels

Many of the issues with aquaculture, or fish farming, are well documented. Farmed fish compete... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 20, 2013
Could the World Love Pesticide-Free GMOs?

But what about GMO seeds that could radically reduce the use of pesticides, and help... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 19, 2013
A Hydroponic Rooftop Farm Grows in the Bronx

This hydroponic farm represents both a modern way to bring farming into urban areas and... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 2, 2013
Using DNA Sequencing to Show Why Crop Rotation Works

Crop rotation just plain works. Since as far back as the Roman Empire farmers have... (more)

Gloria Dawson
July 25, 2013
5 Public Libraries That Have Gone to Seed (Libraries)

Seed libraries lend seeds similarly to the way public libraries lend books: members take out... (more)

Gloria Dawson
July 17, 2013
Lettuce Bot: Roomba for Weeds

A team of engineers create a lean, mean weed killing machine.

Gloria Dawson
May 16, 2013