Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
As COP27 Comes to a Close, Agriculture Initiatives Are Top Priority

The governments of 42 nations have pledged $8 billion to help farmers reduce emissions and... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 18, 2022
Farmers of Color Are Suing the US Government

The US government doubled back on its pledge to allocate $4 billion in debt relief... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 17, 2022
Egg Whites Could be the Key to Cleaning Our Oceans

In hopes of finding a cheap, easy way to come by material to filter microplastics... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 15, 2022
It’s Another Less-Than-Fruitful Year for Cranberries

The Thanksgiving staple may be in short supply this year.

Shea Swenson
November 8, 2022
Water Treatment Plants Are Ineffective at Removing Forever Chemicals

In a new study, PFAS compounds were found in both untreated and treated water across... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 4, 2022
Scientists Get to the Core of the Honeycrisp Apple

Cornell University researchers have successfully mapped 97 percent of the apple’s genome, a boon for... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 2, 2022
How Plant Hormones Could Be Used to Increase Crop Yields

Scientists recently discovered a new family of hormones that could help boost the output of... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 27, 2022
USDA Proposes Plan for Reducing Salmonella Risks in Poultry

The new approach has the potential to drive down the number of consumer infections.

Shea Swenson
October 23, 2022
There Will Be No Alaskan Crab Harvest This Year

Due to dwindling populations of snow and king crabs, the state has canceled this year’s... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 20, 2022
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