Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
Why You Should Grow Almonds and Thyme Together

A new study confirms that these plants make the perfect pairing—both environmentally and economically.

Shea Swenson
October 3, 2022
Food Inflation Is Eating Up Grocery Budgets

Last month, grocery prices saw the highest increase since 1979.

Shea Swenson
September 29, 2022
Making the Case for Intercropping

A new study supports the practice of cultivating more than one crop in a field... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 28, 2022
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
Drought Takes a Toll on Farmers and Ranchers Across the Country

Producers and crops are feeling the heat.

Shea Swenson
September 15, 2022
Researchers Propose a New Way of Regulating Engineered Crops

NC State scientists say the current way of regulating genetically modified crops based on the... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 13, 2022
No-Till Practices Can Help Boost Farmland Value

Even small changes can make a big difference.

Shea Swenson
September 11, 2022
The Future of Breadfruit in the Fight Against Food Insecurity

Study after study confirms breadfruit’s resilience in the face of a changing climate.

Shea Swenson
September 10, 2022
Unstable Global Rice Market Could Fuel Food Inflation

After years of bumper crops, heat and floods in Pakistan, China and India are raising... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 9, 2022
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