News Archives - Modern Farmer
USDA Officially Speeds Up Pork Production Process

For well over a year, the Trump administration has been trying to change the way... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 18, 2019
China to Suspend Additional Tariffs on Pork, Soybeans

China will lift additional tariffs on some American agricultural products in an apparent thawing of... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 16, 2019
Italian Snail Farmers Slide into Caviar Scene

Wild prawns with sour cream. Pancetta wafers with purple potato. Steak tartare with stracciatella cheese.... (more)

Alecia Wood
September 15, 2019
Thanks to Swine Fever, Pork Is Wildly Expensive in China

Pork is a very, very big deal in China. China consumes roughly half of the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 12, 2019
Organic Nazis and Pumpkin Spice Spam: Your September Food News Round-Up

The end of summer has brought a few surprising developments in the food and farm... (more)

Brian Barth
September 12, 2019
Dicamba Drift Is Still Happening

You might remember the phrase “dicamba drift,” assuming you’re not a farmer who has to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 11, 2019
British Farmers Were Drinking Milk 6,000 Years Ago

A new study shows prehistoric British farmers may have been some of the world’s first... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 10, 2019
Truly Wild Bee-Applied Fungus-Based Pesticide Gets EPA Approval

In the never-ending quest—by some, at least—to reduce the amount of pesticides used on crops,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 10, 2019
Fires in the Amazon: What’s Agriculture Got to Do with It?

The latest climate crisis has turned the collective environmentalist gaze toward the Amazon, where thousands... (more)

Brian Barth
September 9, 2019
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