Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
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 to Graft a Tree Using the ‘Whip and Tongue’ Method

Join two plants together as a way to grow hardier trees and accelerate the fruiting... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 30, 2022
To Meet the Demand for Organic Crops, We Need to Produce More...

According to a new report, many farmers rely on conventional seed to grow organic crops,... (more)

Lela Nargi
April 25, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Saving Turkey’s Heirloom Seeds

Mehmet Öztan’s quest to recreate the flavors of his homeland turned into a passion for... (more)

Bevin Cohen
April 23, 2022
A Look Inside the Lab Helping to Restore America’s Native Plants

How the National Seed Laboratory supports nurseries and land restoration projects across the country.

Catie Joyce-Bulay
April 22, 2022
The Farm That Grows Luffas

For more than 20 years, Deanne Coon has grown natural sponges—and not the kind from... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 16, 2022
An Electrifying Way to Make Rice Farming Greener

These naturally-occurring living wires could help farmers grow more climate-friendly rice.

Anne N. Connor
April 13, 2022
Soybeans Planted Near Pollinator Habitats Produce Bigger Beans

Researchers at NC State make a sizable discovery about the impact of bees on the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 30, 2022
Opinion: Does Adding Fungi to Soil Do More Harm Than Good?

The use of mycorrhizal fungi—fungi that grow on plant roots—as biofertilizers is becoming more common.... (more)

Miranda Hart
March 29, 2022
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