News Archives - Modern Farmer
Canada Halts Exports of Prince Edward Island Potatoes

After cases of potato wart fungus were found on two PEI farms, Canada has put... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 3, 2021
Maine Passes Nation’s First ‘Right to Food’ Amendment

Mainers have taken a bold step to protect the right of individuals to grow their... (more)

Crystal Sands
November 3, 2021
Why Global Food Prices Continue to Climb

An expert explains how fuel prices, bad weather, the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors are... (more)

Alastair Smith
October 19, 2021
USDA Awards $69 Million in Grants to Improve Food Access in Low-Income...

The 35 grant recipients will use the funds to help get fresh produce into the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 17, 2021
The French Wine Industry is Having Its Worst Harvest in 50 Years

In the vineyards of France, the second-largest wine producer in the world, nobody is toasting... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 11, 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
Philippines Becomes First Country to Approve GMO ‘Golden Rice’

Genetically modified crops are common in countries such as the United States, but generally they’re... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 28, 2021
Is American GMO Corn Banned in Mexico? Nobody Really Seems Sure

On the last day of 2020, Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, issued a decree... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 17, 2021
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