News Archives - Modern Farmer
The FDA Just Issued a Crackdown On CBD

One of the wildest stories in agriculture over the past few years has involved cannabidiol,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 6, 2019
Bovine Virtual Reality, Farm-to-Plane Follies and More: Your December Food News Round-Up

Humans are always trying to do better, get healthier, be more efficient. But sometimes our... (more)

Brian Barth
December 6, 2019
Court Rules Anyone Can Use the Word ‘Balsamic’ to Describe Their Vinegar

The protection of local food specialities is not always simple. The European Union has a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 5, 2019
USDA Finalizes New SNAP Rules, Reducing Food Benefits for Millions

A much-criticized proposed rule to change the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP—better known as... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 4, 2019
Spent Grain From Breweries Could be Repurposed as Fuel

Leftover grain from breweries, which might otherwise end up in landfills, could be used to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 2, 2019
New Map Shows Sustainability of Global Food Systems

Researchers have created a map that grades the sustainability of food systems around the world,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 29, 2019
Bison Are Farmers, Sort Of

The American bison, which today lives only in a few small pieces of its pre-European-contact... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 28, 2019
Monsanto Fined $10.2 Million For Spraying Illegal Pesticide in Hawaii

Monsanto seems to be in court an awful lot lately. The company is trying to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 27, 2019
CDC Tells Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce Yet Again

There are times when you wonder whether there’s a point where Americans just decide they... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2019