News Archives - Modern Farmer
Illegal Succulent Poaching Is a Worldwide Problem

Make sure your succulents are legal and sustainably grown!

Dan Nosowitz
August 31, 2021
Invasive Plant Species Still Widely Available Despite Ecological Consequences

The lush, leaf-lined aisles of your local garden center or nursery are the last places... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 26, 2021
Botanists Identify New Carnivorous Plant

Beware of any delicate white wildflowers you see growing in a bog. They may look... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 10, 2021
Bayer to Stop Residential Sales of Glyphosate-Based Roundup by 2023

After years of litigation and controversy, Bayer has said it will remove current versions of... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 29, 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
New Tool Makes It Easier to Analyze How Much Nitrogen Farmers Need...

A standard technique for monocrop growers, especially in the Corn Belt, is to wildly overuse... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 20, 2021
Breeding Better Beans

Until last year, beans were rather unfashionable among many Americans. The pandemic helped change that,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 5, 2021
New Colorado Law Attempts to Reduce Cross-Pollination Between Hemp and Cannabis

How far can a speck of pollen travel? That depends on a myriad of factors,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 29, 2021
How Bee-Impersonating Flies Help With Pollination

Bees and butterflies might be the best-known pollinators, but they aren’t the only ones. Bats,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 24, 2021
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