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The Modern Farmer Interview: Wayne Pacelle

We talk to Wayne Pacelle, head of the Humane Society of the United States, about... (more)

Twilight Greenaway
May 24, 2013
How To Build a Worm Farm

It’s basic stuff, but the increased crop productivity, and long-term benefits of vermicompost are undeniable.... (more)

Fred Bove
May 23, 2013
Inside The Secret World of Plant Communication

More recently, however, “plant whisperers” – super-sensitive plant lovers who talk to their lettuce seedlings... (more)

Jeanne Carstensen
May 22, 2013
High on the Hog

A Washington butcher's experiment, feeding weed to pigs.

Jesse Hirsch
May 22, 2013
The Great Georgia Oyster Makeover

A young oysterman in Georgia has found a way to turn ugly wild oysters into... (more)

Andre Gallant
May 21, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Get Started With Cover Crops?

Dear Modern Farmer: I heard it's a good idea to plant cover crops in my... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
May 20, 2013
Lettuce Bot: Roomba for Weeds

A team of engineers create a lean, mean weed killing machine.

Gloria Dawson
May 16, 2013
Farmer Mistakes: Goats in the House

Bryce Oates moved his family back to the farm he grew up on, in Adrian,... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 15, 2013
Building an Urban Honey Oasis

Architecture students imagine city-based honey factories.

Andy Wright
May 10, 2013