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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
Lettuce Bot: Roomba for Weeds

A team of engineers create a lean, mean weed killing machine.

Gloria Dawson
May 16, 2013