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After the Tornado, Farm Cleanup Can Take Years

When an EF4-strength tornado hit Northern Kentucky last year, a horrific piece of debris landed... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
June 7, 2013
What American Hog Farmers Think of the Smithfield Deal

With a Chinese company poised to buy America's largets pork producer, we talked to hog... (more)

Even Rogers Pay
June 6, 2013
Floods Soak Farms Around the Globe

Little time has passed since farm headlines were dominated by drought and water shortage. Now,... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
June 5, 2013
Ben & Jerry’s Says No to GMOs

Ben & Jerry's announced it will stop using genetically-modified ingredients in its ice cream by... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 3, 2013
The Week in Farm Crime: Missing Minks, Cattle Rustling in India, and...

Modern Farmer's semi-irregular look at agricultural malfeasance from around the world.

Jake Swearingen
May 31, 2013
Smithfield Will Bring Home China’s Bacon, But at What Cost?

Yesterday, Shuanghui International, China’s biggest pork producer, announced it would buy Smithfield Foods, America’s biggest... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 30, 2013
Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board

From water sensors to weather stations, farm hacking takes off.

Caleb Garling
May 29, 2013
Marching Against the (Genetically Modified) Grain

Organizers say more than 2 million turned out for marches against Monsanto and GMOs.

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 28, 2013
Amish Raw Milk Farmer Vernon Hershberger Wins Big in Court

(Above: Farmer Vernon Hershberger between two of his lawyers, Glenn Reynolds and Elizabeth Rich.) “Food... (more)

David Gumpert
May 28, 2013
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