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Fertilizers: A Long History of Risky Business

Last night, a fire at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas exploded as firefighters worked,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013
This Is What Humane Slaughter Looks Like. Is It Good Enough?

Technically, humane slaughter became law in the United States with the 1958 Humane Slaughter Act,... (more)

Mac McClelland
April 17, 2013
Did a Bird Paint This Picture?

Yesterday, Modern Farmer received what we believe to be the single greatest pitch in the... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 17, 2013
Retro Farming: Blade Shearing

One sad fact about the state of modern farming: there are plenty of people with... (more)

Andrew Jenner
April 17, 2013
Breaking Hearts (of Palm)

Occasionally referred to as "swamp cabbage,” "burglar's thigh” or the "lobster of vegetables,” hearts of... (more)

Ashley Harrell
April 16, 2013
The Rise of the Virtual Farm

Just a few years ago, the idea that people would spend their free time running... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 15, 2013
From Malawi to McDonald’s

Malawi's mango crop was mainly going uneaten. Until two Brits tapped into the Western thirst... (more)

Sarah Rich
April 14, 2013
21 Pictures of Hands Gently Cupping Dirt

Stock photography shows us how much plants enjoy being softly cradled. (With sheepish apologies to... (more)

Jake Swearingen
April 12, 2013
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