News Archives - Modern Farmer
John Deere Moves Into Autonomous Tractors With Robots Startup Acquisition

John Deere, easily the largest maker of heavy agricultural machinery in the country, is eyeing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021
White House Says Executive Order on Right to Repair Is Coming

Over the past few decades, as farm equipment has become more expensive and computerized, it’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 8, 2021
Liquid Gold: How Stronger Food Systems Can Start In Your Toilet

Multiple times a day, when nature calls, people routinely flush their excrement into an abyss... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 12, 2020
Good Old-Fashioned Earth Soil Will Be Heading to Space for the First...

Growing plants—especially edible plants—in space has a long history. But those plants have been grown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 25, 2020
This New Tool Breaks Down Lost Food Production Due to COVID-19

The situation with the effects of COVID-19 on the agriculture industry moves so quickly that... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 21, 2020
25% of American Farms Don’t Have Access to the Internet

Every two years, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service releases a report on computer use... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 5, 2019
Arkansas Taps Teens’ Social Media Savvy to Advocate for $6 Billion Rice...

Seventeen-year-old Belle Richardson has spent her summer visiting rice farms, taking rice-centric cooking classes and... (more)

Erica Sweeney
August 25, 2019
This New Technology Can Help Farmers Save Their Crops From Disease

A.I. could save this corn field from orange pustules.

Adina Solomon
November 26, 2018
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