Plants Archives - Modern Farmer


Hemp Groups Say New DEA Rule Could Hamper Growers

A group representing hemp growers is suing the Drug Enforcement Administration over a new rule... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
We Can Now Cryogenically Freeze Avocados for Future Generations

No one loves avocados more than millennials. The health-conscious generation likes to smush the buttery,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 21, 2020
4 Easy Veggies to Grow Inside

The gardening fun doesn’t have to stop because winter is coming.  If you have potted... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 19, 2020
Trump Administration Rejects Biofuel Exemptions for Small Refineries

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected 54 requests for exemptions that would let small refineries... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 15, 2020
Plants Could Help Find Dead Bodies

The vibrant maples, high-branching hickories and leafy beech that populate our forests absorb carbon from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 14, 2020
Breeders Release Three New Apples for American Farmers

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say apples are a centerpiece of American agriculture.  The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 12, 2020
Trump Administration to Investigate ‘Threat’ of Mexican Blueberries

The United States is the world leader in blueberry production, but some farmers see a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 11, 2020
Amazon Bans Sale of Foreign Seeds

For several months, thousands of Americans have received unsolicited seeds in the mail. Many of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 9, 2020
Why Do French and Italian Tomatoes Taste So Damn Good?

The main reason I love to travel to France and Italy is for food, specifically... (more)

Frank Giustra
September 4, 2020
World’s Largest Rooftop Greenhouse Opens In Quebec

The battle to be considered the world’s largest non-traditional farm—hydroponic, rooftop, aeroponic—is never-ending. But last... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 2, 2020
Study Shows Climate Change Will Make Some Californian Crops Untenable

These days there is no shortage of research illustrating the threat of climate change on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 1, 2020