News Archives - Modern Farmer
How Much Did Meatpacking Plants Spread COVID-19?

During the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, it was major cities that felt the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 10, 2021
Research on Aquatic Farmed Animal Welfare Is Pitifully Limited

There is a fundamental tendency of humans to identify more with the animals that are... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 9, 2021
The Cost of COVID-19

If you have lost a loved one or friend to the virus, and they worked... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 9, 2021
Study: Strategies Can Drastically Cut Emissions From Livestock

The beef industry is a significant producer of not just steaks but gases. A new... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 9, 2021
The Meat of the Matter

President Joe Biden has made agriculture an integral part of his plan to tackle climate... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 8, 2021
Are Floating Gardens a Sustainable Solution to Climate Change?

For nearly 400 years, farmers in the southern floodplains of Bangladesh have relied on floating... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 6, 2021
Study: America’s Drinking Water Often Has Significant Levels of Lead, Arsenic and...

Shortly before leaving office, the Trump administration finally put into place a plan to test... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 1, 2021
Why Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be a ‘Big F**king Deal’ for American...

It is, at long last, Infrastructure Week in Washington. It likely will be for months... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 1, 2021
A Weird Trade War Rages Between India and the Pacific Northwest Over...

In 2018, India was the second-largest purchaser of American apples, most commonly the Red Delicious... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 1, 2021
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