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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
How to Crush 6 Police Cars With Your Tractor and Become a...

After being arrested for marijuana possession, Vermont farmer Roger Pion returned to the police station... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 17, 2013
How to Build a Bee Skep

For centuries, beekeepers have used "skeps,” carefully designed domed baskets, to house their hives. Learn... (more)

Fred Bove
May 7, 2013
What I Love: Farmers’ Favorite Tools

Farmer: Josh Egenolf, The Wayne-Egenolf Farm, Bloomington, IN For Josh Egenolf, of the Wayne-Egenolf Farm,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 30, 2013
How to Talk About Soil at a Dinner Party

It's spring and you want to talk about soil. But how? Here's a glossary of... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 23, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: Is My Soil Hot or Not?

Dear Modern Farmer: I just moved on to a two-acre property, and I want to... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
April 8, 2013
How to Build a Straw Bale House

Escape from the city with a weekend house. But not just any old weekend house.

Twilight Greenaway
April 3, 2013
How to Fell a Tree

Things you'll need: (1) Helmet with ear and eye protection; (2) Chaps; (3) Steel-toed boots... (more)

Erik Jacobs
April 3, 2013