Modern Farming / Agritech

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I Can’t Farm if I’m Dead

I Can’t Farm if I’m Dead

In late July, I was all ready to harvest my field of Turkey Red wheat. Except instead...

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Parisian Family Sues Country Neighbor Because Her Ducks Are Too Loud

Parisian Family Sues Country Neighbor Because Her Ducks...

Look, it’s been a lousy year for agriculture. Farm bankruptcies, trade wars, poor...

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Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

There are two types of people at Thanksgiving: those for whom eating turkey does...

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COOK THIS: Pastry Love by Joanne Chang

COOK THIS: Pastry Love by Joanne Chang

For many, the act of having someone bake for us is the very definition of “pastry...

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Enter the World of Chicha

Enter the World of Chicha

If you’ve been to Peru, you probably know about chicha—it’s as prevalent as Guinness...

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‘The Garlic Papers’ Chronicles a Small Farmer’s Battle with a Large Chinese Importer

‘The Garlic Papers’ Chronicles a Small Farmer’s Battle...

Most small farmers might run away or settle when locked in a legal battle with a...

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Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead of Sports Gels

Scientists Try to Make Athletes Eat Mashed Potatoes Instead...

If you’re a certain kind of high-performance athlete, you’re familiar with the sports...

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Survivors: Rescued From Cockfighting

Survivors: Rescued From Cockfighting

Cockfighting is a blood sport that continues underground in parts of the US despite...

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How to Build a Cold Frame in 20 Minutes for Under $40

How to Build a Cold Frame in 20 Minutes for Under $40

Cold frames are season-extending covers constructed over vegetable beds to keep...

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Meet the Modern Farmer: Dulce Acevedo of La Calabacera

Meet the Modern Farmer: Dulce Acevedo of La Calabacera

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the Sahara coast, the Canary Islands are a Spanish...

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Can CBD Help You Quit Smoking?

Can CBD Help You Quit Smoking?

The budding research on cannabidiol, or CBD, attracts a great deal of interest in...

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This Bill Would Preserve Native American Seeds

This Bill Would Preserve Native American Seeds

A bill recently introduced into Congress would help protect Native American seeds...

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Farm Groups Respond (Not Well) to the Trump Administration’s Ethanol Plan

Farm Groups Respond (Not Well) to the Trump Administration’s...

Earlier this summer, the Trump administration extended ethanol waivers that could...

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Turning Pine Cones Into Cocktails

Turning Pine Cones Into Cocktails

When Jon Shaw started to focus on selling his produce to restaurants, he realized...

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How Colombian Corn Farmers Are Using Tech to Boost Yields

How Colombian Corn Farmers Are Using Tech to Boost Yields

As extreme droughts and floods wreak havoc on farmers’ fields around the world,...

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Study Finds People Will Eat More Vegetarian Food if Given the Choice

Study Finds People Will Eat More Vegetarian Food if Given...

Public health and environmental advocates have for decades been attempting to get...