Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
Meet the New York Dairy Sisters Showcasing Real Life on the Farm

The Leubner sisters are using social media to connect with and educate a younger generation... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 24, 2022
Rapid Tests Can Help Curb Deadly Infections in Livestock, Too

Diagnosing pigs with a deadly diarrheal disease just got easier.

Shea Swenson
July 5, 2022
Mormon Crickets Swarm Oregon Farms

Officials are fighting infestations of the cannibalistic insect.

Shea Swenson
July 2, 2022
How New Zealand Has Worked to Eradicate a Costly Cow Disease

Later this year, the country will become the first to get rid of Mycoplasma bovis,... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 2, 2022
Destructive Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth Found in Napa

The pest is known to eat away at grapevines, leaving just a skeleton of the... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 28, 2022
Methane Emissions From Belching Cows Seen From Space

Satellite technology traced the source to a feedlot in California. It’s the first time methane... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 6, 2022
Insect Populations Are Shrinking. Big Agriculture and Climate Change Are to Blame

A new study finds that the number of insects, including important pollinators, has declined by... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 5, 2022
Your Cup of Coffee Is Brought to You By the Birds and...

Even a self-pollinating plant like coffee relies on a multitude of pollinators.

Shea Swenson
April 20, 2022
New Study Finds Antibiotics In Beef Cattle ‘Raised Without Antibiotics’

Researchers point to a lack of regulation as the problem.

Shea Swenson
April 14, 2022
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