News Archives - Modern Farmer
Good Old-Fashioned Earth Soil Will Be Heading to Space for the First...

Growing plants—especially edible plants—in space has a long history. But those plants have been grown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 25, 2020
Hemp Groups Say New DEA Rule Could Hamper Growers

A group representing hemp growers is suing the Drug Enforcement Administration over a new rule... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 22, 2020
We Can Now Cryogenically Freeze Avocados for Future Generations

No one loves avocados more than millennials. The health-conscious generation likes to smush the buttery,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 21, 2020
Report Shows Trump’s Trade Aid Favored Southern Farms

In January, President Donald Trump tweeted that he hoped farmers would “most remember” the bailout... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 17, 2020
Post-Hurricane Mosquitoes Are Killing Cattle in Louisiana

Hurricane Laura, which reached Louisiana on August 26th, has been one of the most destructive... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2020
Trump Administration Rejects Biofuel Exemptions for Small Refineries

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected 54 requests for exemptions that would let small refineries... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 15, 2020
Scientists Develop Velcro-Like Strip That Can Detect Food Pathogens

New technologies to detect when food has gone bad, or prevent it from doing so,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 15, 2020
Plants Could Help Find Dead Bodies

The vibrant maples, high-branching hickories and leafy beech that populate our forests absorb carbon from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 14, 2020
Breeders Release Three New Apples for American Farmers

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say apples are a centerpiece of American agriculture.  The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 12, 2020
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