News Archives - Modern Farmer
Making the Case for Bugs

One author is on a quest to help people rebug the environments around them.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 21, 2021
USDA to Reimburse Dairy Producers for Pandemic-Related Losses

This week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack announced significant financial help to dairy producers who have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2021
Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021
Republican Senators Seek to Halt California’s Animal Welfare Rule

In 2018, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 12, otherwise known as the Prevention of Cruelty... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021
Cargill to Purchase Sanderson Farms

The pace of mega-mergers within the American agricultural industry continues apace. The newest proposal: Cargill,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 11, 2021
Koch Foods, Pilgrim’s Pride Executives Indicted in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a long-running price-fixing scandal in the poultry industry... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 30, 2021
Study: Wild Pigs Are Releasing as Much Carbon Dioxide as Millions of...

The pig is one of the most adaptable mammal species on the planet. Thanks to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 22, 2021
Heatwave Cooks Crustaceans in Their Shells in Canada

The heatwave that devastated farmers and farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest last week also wreaked... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 8, 2021
Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving California Meat Regulations

The US Supreme Court will not hear arguments in the case of the North American... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 28, 2021
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