Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
For Young Farmers, Land Access Will Make or Break the 2023 Farm...

The average age of American farmers is roughly 58 years old, and it has been... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 21, 2022
In New Book, Relationship Between US Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers Laid...

In Milked, journalist Ruth Conniff explores how American reliance on Mexican labor has bonded two... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 12, 2022
Meet the Farmer Pushing for a Guaranteed Basic Income for Agricultural Workers

As California’s water crisis worsens, farmer and activist Mai Nguyen is calling on the state... (more)

Alexandra Jones
June 7, 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
Oregon Becomes Eighth State to Pass Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

The state’s 86,000 agricultural workers, many of them migrant workers, will soon be entitled to... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 10, 2022
Meeting the Growing Need for Accessible Agriculture

These companies and programs specialize in modifying farming equipment to make it usable and comfortable... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 15, 2021
Hatch Chile Peppers Face an Uncertain Future

Growers of New Mexico’s iconic crop are wrestling with drought, water rights and labor shortages.

Wufei Yu/High Country News
October 29, 2021
In New Documentary, the Realities of the American Food System Are Laid...

Fruits of Labor follows one farm worker as she works two jobs to support her... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 4, 2021
Farmers Across the Midwest Struggle to Hire Domestic Employees

In Illinois, the number of foreign agricultural workers has increased more than 250 percent in... (more)

Amanda Perez Pintado
September 12, 2021
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