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Meet the Man With a Gift for Growing Giant Pumpkins

Leonardo Urena grows pumpkins that rival Cinderella's carriage in size, beets bigger than your ten-year-old's... (more)

Parker Hatley
October 30, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Know If Backyard Slaughter Is Legal?

Dear Birdie, It sounds like backyard poultry is legal where you live, which is a... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
October 28, 2013
Getting Canadian Farmers to Kick their Foreign Seed Addiction

Canadian farmers have long been dependent on imported seeds from Europe and the USA. The... (more)

Karen Pinchin
October 24, 2013
In Season: Sugar Beets

Welcome to Modern Farmer's new harvest column, in which we highlight what is seasonal, talk... (more)

Molly Yeh
October 23, 2013
How To: Make Your Own Natural Dyes

Anyone who can make a pot of tea can dye a skein of wool or... (more)

Ashley English
October 22, 2013
Why Coffee Pooped Out of a Brazilian Bird Sells For Big Bucks

The Jacu bird has an excellent eye for coffee beans -- which makes its excrement... (more)

Lauren Holmes
October 21, 2013
Why Legalized Hemp Will Not Be a Miracle Crop

Demand for hemp isn't as high as hemp's loudest proponents would have it -- all... (more)

Dan Mitchell
October 17, 2013
In Season: Green Tomatoes

In which we highlight what is seasonal, talk to those who grow it, and share... (more)

Jake Swearingen
October 16, 2013
He Once Grew the Biggest Pumpkin Ever in Virginia. Now He’s Going...

Lucky was big, but she had nothing on Last Chance, the 1,138-pound Leviathan that Layton... (more)

Andrew Jenner
October 16, 2013