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Are Rabbits the New Super Meat?

By all appearances, rabbit could be the food of the future.

Karen Pinchin
May 29, 2013
Marching Against the (Genetically Modified) Grain

Organizers say more than 2 million turned out for marches against Monsanto and GMOs.

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 28, 2013
5 Issues to Watch in the Senate Farm Bill

The Farm Bill debate is well underway in the Senate. Here are some issues to... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 24, 2013
How a Common Fertilizer Became a Meth Magnet

On April 17, 15 people were killed and more than 160 injured when a fire... (more)

Rose Garrett
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