Jake Swearingen, Author at Modern Farmer
Have a Cow, Man

Which cow is right for you?

Jake Swearingen
September 8, 2014
The Most Famous Farm Dog: Lassie

Author Ace Collins talks with us about why the famous farm dog Lassie has resonated... (more)

Jake Swearingen
June 12, 2014
What We Know About What Dogs Know

A talk with author David Grimm about our changing views of the history of dogs,... (more)

Jake Swearingen
June 10, 2014
Ruff Choice: Which Farm Dog Is Right for You?

Looking for a new farmhand? Try man's best friend. With over 10,000 years of agriculture... (more)

Jake Swearingen
June 9, 2014
Watch Frosty the Goat Kid Take His First Steps With a Wheelchair

Frosty's hind legs didn't work so well -- which is why Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary... (more)

Jake Swearingen
May 20, 2014
Do’s and Don’ts: Planting Etiquette

It's time to plant your spring garden: you want yours to be simple, modern and... (more)

Jake Swearingen
March 31, 2014
Meet the Mangalitsa, the Hairy Pig That’s the Kobe Beef of Pork

We talk to a breeder and importer about this wild and wooly breed that's become... (more)

Jake Swearingen
March 14, 2014
Farm Confessional: I Bred Mice for Medical Testing

When I was 21, I had a job breeding mice as a research associate in... (more)

Jake Swearingen
December 19, 2013
In Season: Green Tomatoes

In which we highlight what is seasonal, talk to those who grow it, and share... (more)

Jake Swearingen
October 16, 2013