Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
High Winds Are Rattling US Farmers This Spring

Farmers aren’t just battling water issues. They’re losing topsoil, moisture and crop residue, on top... (more)

Sarah Kuta
May 19, 2022
Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable... (more)

Anne N. Connor
May 16, 2022
Measuring the True Amount of Food Loss on Farms

A free new tool from the World Wildlife Fund helps farmers measure how much crop... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 13, 2022
The Lasting Legacy of the First Farmland Preservation Program

Since 1974, the Suffolk County initiative has helped save more than 11,000 acres of Long... (more)

Hannah Selinger
May 11, 2022
USDA Renews People’s Garden with New Locations

The initiative is back and expanding, with a focus on food education in urban centers.

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 10, 2022
How the Bird Flu Outbreak Is Affecting Backyard Egg Sellers

Avian flu has been found in more than 30 states so far, with hundreds of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 9, 2022
Rescued Ducks Play a Vital Role on This Vegan Farm

At Sho Farm in Vermont, vegan farmers Melissa Hoffman and Shawn Smith work hand in... (more)

Jessica Scott-Reid
May 8, 2022
What Can Be Done About the Phosphorus Crisis?

Global supplies of one of the main ingredients of fertilizer are running low, but researchers... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 4, 2022
Vineyards Grapple With How to Best Keep Their Workers Safe

As the West learns to live with the constant threat of extreme heat and wildfire,... (more)

Elisabeth Sherman
May 2, 2022
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