News Archives - Modern Farmer
No Zoom for Cows: Cattle Prefer In-Person Interactions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to get used to communicating across a distance,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 24, 2020
Cabbage Shortage Threatens South Korea’s Kimchi-Making Season

A typhoon-ridden summer is having long-term effects on the Korean peninsula, but not necessarily in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 22, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride Will Pay $110 Million Settlement in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

Earlier this month, poultry officials were indicted on charges of price fixing in the chicken... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 21, 2020
Fertilizer Use Is Driving Man-Made Nitrous Oxide Emissions: Study

It’s not easy to admit, but agriculture is well-understood at this point to be a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 15, 2020
Pesticide Makers Say New Additive Can Combat Dicamba Drift

Back in June, an appeals court ruled that dicamba, a broad-spectrum pesticide, should never have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 14, 2020
Mink Farming Leads to Political Chaos in Poland

Earlier this year, a documentary about the mink farming industry in Poland was released to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2020
USDA Chief Under Fire for Alleged Hatch Act Violations

Over the past few weeks, Sonny Perdue, the head of the USDA, has been accused... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2020
House Passes Stimulus Package, With Some Help for Farmers

Back on May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion stimulus package called... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 2, 2020
Artist Dumps Over 60,000 Pounds of Carrots Outside British University

On Tuesday morning, onlookers watched as an appropriately orange truck opened its rear doors and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 1, 2020