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Dear Modern Farmer: Did I Dig All Wrong?

Dear Modern Farmer, I feel like a soil criminal. I dug up my beds when... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
June 3, 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
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