The World’s Priciest Produce

From melons to mushrooms, the international elite have not hesitated to spend thousands to get... (more)

Tom Wolf
May 30, 2013
Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board

From water sensors to weather stations, farm hacking takes off.

Caleb Garling
May 29, 2013
Are Rabbits the New Super Meat?

By all appearances, rabbit could be the food of the future.

Karen Pinchin
May 29, 2013
The Modern Farmer Interview: Wayne Pacelle

We talk to Wayne Pacelle, head of the Humane Society of the United States, about... (more)

Twilight Greenaway
May 24, 2013
How To Build a Worm Farm

It’s basic stuff, but the increased crop productivity, and long-term benefits of vermicompost are undeniable.... (more)

Fred Bove
May 23, 2013
Inside The Secret World of Plant Communication

More recently, however, “plant whisperers” – super-sensitive plant lovers who talk to their lettuce seedlings... (more)

Jeanne Carstensen
May 22, 2013
High on the Hog

A Washington butcher's experiment, feeding weed to pigs.

Jesse Hirsch
May 22, 2013
The Great Georgia Oyster Makeover

A young oysterman in Georgia has found a way to turn ugly wild oysters into... (more)

Andre Gallant
May 21, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Get Started With Cover Crops?

Dear Modern Farmer: I heard it's a good idea to plant cover crops in my... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
May 20, 2013
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