Shelby Vittek, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 7 of 8
Why Citizen Scientists Are Working to Cultivate New Apple Varieties

Ellen Cavalli has a modest apple-hoarding problem. On the back porch of her home, located... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 5, 2021
How to Propagate Your Houseplants

If you’re a new plant parent that the pandemic has helped cultivate, allow me to... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 4, 2021
Home Gardeners Discover the Fun of Growing Fungi

At the beginning of 2020, things were looking good for mushroom growers Sam Turner and... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 29, 2021
The Most Common Houseplant Pests

Is your houseplant sad or struggling? There could be many reasons why. Is it getting... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 28, 2021
Could the USPS Bridge the Gap Between Farmers and Consumers?

Last spring, as reports of farmers plowing perfectly ripe vegetables back into the soil and... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 25, 2021
The Mysterious Phenomenon Killing America’s Apple Trees

Sarah Lott Zost’s great-grandfather planted his first apple tree in 1927 in Gardners, Pennsylvania. Nearly... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 22, 2021
Seaweed May Be the Answer to the Burping Cow Problem

Cow burps are a serious problem—and cows belch a lot. Farmed livestock are responsible for... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 18, 2021
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