News Archives - Modern Farmer
Trump Administration Rolls Back Waters of the United States Rule

The Waters of the United States rule, usually called WOTUS, is another name for the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 24, 2020
How the Sweetness of Nectar Impacts Bumblebee Vomit

There is such a thing as nectar that is too sweet for bumblebees, especially when... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 23, 2020
After a Decade, the USDA ‘Addresses’ Unfairness in Meat Production

Creating new rules in agriculture regulation is wildly complex, but, sometimes, they boil down to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 23, 2020
The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Organic Farm Scams in...

A con so notorious it was eventually dubbed “The Field of Schemes” has gotten the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 22, 2020
Commune Comeback, Bear Farm Brouhaha, and an OG Hustler: Your January Food...

Who said agriculture was dull? This month’s round-up overflows with crime, intrigue, and hippies. Are... (more)

Brian Barth
January 20, 2020
Fish Sticks are Not So Environmentally Friendly, Study Finds

Fish sticks are a frozen food favorite for many, but a new study might make... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 17, 2020
MIT Is Getting Closer to Cereal Crops That Require No Fertilizer

A fundamental problem with cereal crops—rice, wheat, corn—is that they, unlike some other crops, need... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 17, 2020
14 States (Plus New York City and D.C.) Sue Trump Administration to...

The Trump administration rule finalized massive cuts in SNAP, better known as food stamps, in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 16, 2020
Entire European Union Bans a Bayer Insecticide

In October of last year, a European Union commission recommended that the EU not renew... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 16, 2020
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