News Archives - Modern Farmer
Rising Milk Prices Are Coming From a Surprising Source

The past few years have been devastating for the world’s dairy farmers. We largely focus... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 11, 2019
New York’s Scallop Season Is a Disaster

Scallop season in the Northeast opened this past week, with fishermen in New York and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 8, 2019
Thousands Began Farming Hemp This Year. It Hasn’t Gone How They Hoped.

When the 2018 Farm Bill finally made growing industrial hemp legal, farmers saw an opportunity.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 7, 2019
A New Spray Could Help Crops Hold Onto Water During Droughts

With drought becoming a more frequent and lasting longer, scientists have really been booking it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 5, 2019
New York City to Ban Foie Gras

New Yorkers will have to say au revoir to foie gras come 2022. This week,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 1, 2019
Pick-Your-Own Hemp Farm Falls Victim to Unclear Legislation

We wrote about Sheepscot General Farm, up in Maine, just a few weeks ago. Sheepscot... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 31, 2019
32 Members of Congress Urge USDA to Stop Relocating Research Agencies

In August 2018, USDA secretary Sonny Perdue announced his intention to move the department’s scientific... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 31, 2019
USDA Unveils New Rules For Hemp Production

The Trump administration has announced new interim regulations for hemp production, giving growers some much... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 29, 2019
EPA Shrinks Pesticide Application Exclusion Zone, Weakening Farmworker Protections

The dangers and unpredictability of pesticides have come to light in recent years. Whether it’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 29, 2019