Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
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
Mental Health Helpline Just for Farmers and Ranchers Launches in Five States

The AgriStress Helpline for Ranchers and Farmers is staffed 24/7 and is uniquely equipped to... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 7, 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
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
Bird Flu is Rapidly Spreading Through US Poultry Flocks

Farms that raise turkeys and chicken for eggs and meat are on high alert.

Shea Swenson
March 4, 2022
Remembering the Food Workers We’ve Lost to COVID-19 Part 6

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on the food industry workers of America,... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 28, 2021
Remembering the Food Workers We’ve Lost to COVID-19 Part 4

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on the food industry workers of America,... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 14, 2021
Remembering the Food Workers We’ve Lost to COVID-19 Part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on the food industry workers of America,... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 1, 2021
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