Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
New Solar Panels Allow Farmers to See the Light

Arable land is at an all-time premium. Since the last ice age, humans have cleared... (more)

Naoki Nitta
January 16, 2023
Millet is Having a Moment. Is the Ancient Grain Ready for a...

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has declared 2023 the international year of millets,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 27, 2022
The Infinite Christmas Tree: How to Cut Your Tree So it Will...

After the whole realization about Santa, one of the hardest truths to swallow about Christmas... (more)

Paige Lindell
December 20, 2022
Zimbabwe’s Farmers and Beekeepers Clash Over Invasive Bee Plant

As climate change pushes plant species to new areas, an invasive plant—vernonanthura polyanthes, commonly known... (more)

Andrew Mambondiyani
December 16, 2022
Is Agroforestry the Key to Hardier Row Crops?

The stereotypical picture of American farmland probably looks a lot like this: rolling hills lined... (more)

Shea Swenson
December 5, 2022
How Plant Hormones Could Be Used to Increase Crop Yields

Scientists recently discovered a new family of hormones that could help boost the output of... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 27, 2022
Changing Tastes Fuel a Buckwheat Revival

Thanks to the growing demand for gluten-free foods and interest in alternative flours, buckwheat is... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 21, 2022
Could Edible Cactus Be the Next Big Specialty Crop?

Often treated as a weed, prickly pear cactus has a ton of potential. But first,... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 17, 2022
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
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