News Archives - Modern Farmer
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
EPA Reverses Course, Will Allow Use of Pesticide Paraquat

Under the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed some severe bans on the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 6, 2021
Tyson Foods Requires All Employees to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

Earlier this week, Tyson Foods announced it would be the first major meatpacking company to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 5, 2021
How Can We Prevent the Next Zoonotic Disease Outbreak?

For some, reports of a deadly new virus spreading across the planet seemingly came out... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 14, 2021
Remembering the Food Workers We’ve Lost to COVID-19 Part 4

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incalculable toll on the food industry workers of America,... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 14, 2021
How Much Did Meatpacking Plants Spread COVID-19?

During the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, it was major cities that felt the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 10, 2021
The Cost of COVID-19

If you have lost a loved one or friend to the virus, and they worked... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 9, 2021
A Year (Plus) of COVID-19: How the Pandemic Hit Food and Agriculture

It’s been a truly wild year in food and agriculture. To be fair, it’s been... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 13, 2021
USDA Inspector General Probes COVID-19 Protection of Meat Inspectors

The meat-processing industry, as is well known by just about everyone at this point, was... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 9, 2021
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