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Jay Cutler Hunts a Chicken Killer

Jay Cutler is a man of many occupations: Football player, farmer, and now chicken murder... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
Year One

Before the pandemic hit, Modern Farmer spoke to farmers who had completed their first year... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 29, 2020
USDA Misses Deadline to Close Origin of Livestock Loophole

Small organic dairy farmers say the USDA has let them down by missing a deadline... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 26, 2020
Could Bubbles be the Future of Pollination?

Who needs bees when you have bubbles?  Scientists have worked to identify alternative pollinators for... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 20, 2020
Journey to the Center of the Beehive

Bioni Samp remembers when his father used to scrape an inch of splattered insects off... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 14, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Charged in Alleged Chicken Price Fixing Conspiracy

The Department of Justice has charged four poultry industry executives—including the CEO of one of... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 3, 2020
Oyster Farming May Be Even More Environmentally Friendly Than Previously Thought

Many of the most populated coastal areas in the United States are heavily polluted and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 22, 2020
A Virus is Spreading and It’s Killing Rabbits

As if the rising human death toll from COVID-19 wasn’t enough to worry about,  an... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 21, 2020
Trump Executive Order Opens the Door for Massive Industrial Fish Farms in...

Last week, the Trump administration announced an executive order opening the door for large-scale fish... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 13, 2020
USDA Says ‘Murder Hornets’ Are Not a Major Threat

The sighting of a couple of Asian giant hornets in the United States has prompted... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 12, 2020
What You Need to Know to Start Backyard Beekeeping

The silver lining to the COVID-19 crisis is that many people are starting to live... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 11, 2020