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Lucky Tiger: Tomato Lovers Get Lucky

A tomato breeder has cracked the green-when-ripe tomato code. His stunning introduction Lucky Tiger is... (more)

Fred Bove
April 19, 2013
5 Cool Jobs Held By Goats

From firefighters to professional partiers, goats have all kinds of day jobs.

Jesse Hirsch
April 19, 2013
The Seed Economy

Seeds. Usually cheap, easily acquired, often ignored: what are they worth? For some, they form... (more)

Justine Sharrock
April 18, 2013
A Visit to the Petaluma Seed Bank

Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton visited the Petaluma Seed Bank, established in 2009 in a building that... (more)

Wendy MacNaughton
April 18, 2013
Hunting Wild Pigs with Drones

As wild pigs tear up up soybeans, rice and other crops in Louisiana, Cy Brown... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 18, 2013
Did a Bird Paint This Picture?

Yesterday, Modern Farmer received what we believe to be the single greatest pitch in the... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 17, 2013
Retro Farming: Blade Shearing

One sad fact about the state of modern farming: there are plenty of people with... (more)

Andrew Jenner
April 17, 2013
Breaking Hearts (of Palm)

Occasionally referred to as "swamp cabbage,” "burglar's thigh” or the "lobster of vegetables,” hearts of... (more)

Ashley Harrell
April 16, 2013
From Malawi to McDonald’s

Malawi's mango crop was mainly going uneaten. Until two Brits tapped into the Western thirst... (more)

Sarah Rich
April 14, 2013