News Archives - Modern Farmer
The Leather Industry Is In Real Trouble

Despite the popularity of plant-based diets and the looming threat of the Impossible Burger and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2019
How Did African-American Farmers Lose 90 percent of Their Land?

Emancipated slaves never received their promised 40 acres and a mule after the Civil War.... (more)

Brian Barth
August 19, 2019
Trump Administration Hits Corn Farmers With Huge Ethanol Waivers

For almost a decade and a half, the Renewable Fuel Standard has forced oil refineries... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 15, 2019
Farm Bailout Money May Be Disproportionately Helping Rich Farms Get Richer

With the Trump administration’s trade war adding to what has been a truly horrific year... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 14, 2019
Impossible Foods’s “Bleeding” Veggie Burger Gets FDA Approval

Impossible Foods, with its Impossible Burger, is at the forefront of modern plant-based meat replacements.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 13, 2019
The Dirt on Dirt Capital

Is the young, modern farmer withering away? A cursory glance at farm numbers alone paints... (more)

Kathleen Wilcox
August 12, 2019
The Nation’s First Hemp Seed Bank Will Be in New York

With industrial hemp becoming federally legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, research has had... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 2019
Tyson Sued For Pretending It’s a Responsible, Ethical Company

Labeling of food is a minefield; the FDA has many rules about what companies can... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 2019
$1.2 Million in Cuts Leave Alaska Farmers Reeling

Farming in Alaska has never been easy due to a short growing season and unfavorable... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 8, 2019
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