Farm Archives - 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
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
Rice Growers Continue to Battle Weedy Enemy

A new herbicide-resistant rice variety was supposed to help farmers control an aggressive weed in... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 19, 2022
Farmers’ Battle Against, and Now For, Milkweed

How agriculture and conservation are coming together for the survival of the endangered monarch butterfly.

Jennifer Taylor
August 8, 2022
Opinion: Community and School Gardens Don’t Magically Sprout Bountiful Benefits

Gardens require a huge amount of labor, and outcomes like health, well-being or food security... (more)

Mitchell McLarnon
August 5, 2022
Your Basic Guide to Summer Succession Planting

Stagger your planting in July and August to ensure a continual harvest throughout the fall.

Lindsay Campbell
July 21, 2022
Cover Crops Are Not a Cure-All Solution

They’re heralded for their ability to improve soil, but cover crops won’t save all land... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 10, 2022
Meet the Korean Adoptee Saving Seeds of the East Asian Diaspora

Raised on Long Island by an Irish-American family, Kristyn Leach is now dedicated to preserving... (more)

Esther Kim
July 9, 2022
How a Desert Town Is Growing Its Way to Better Health

A community garden blooms behind the local library in Huachuca City, Arizona.

Elizabeth Bellizzi
July 3, 2022
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