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US Meat Plant Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Well, it was bound to happen. With COVID-19 causing both massive runs on food in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Surviving COVID-19: How US Farmers Are Coping In Uncertain Times

Kira Jarosz was watching the news unfold in mid-March when she realized she needed to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 23, 2020
We’re Compiling a List of CSAs in All 50 States

If you’re worried about having access to fresh food in the months ahead, become a... (more)

Modern Farmer
March 22, 2020
USDA Is Dealing With a Positive Coronavirus Test at Its Headquarters

In these early-ish days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is still working to figure... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2020
Your Farm-Related COVID-19 News Roundup

The global COVID-19 pandemic is already disrupting the way farmers make a living from Anantapur,... (more)

Modern Farmer
March 17, 2020
Pesticides Can Mess With Baby Bumblebee Brains, Says New Study

Much of the research on the ways pesticides affect bees has focused on adult bees.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 8, 2020
Researchers Say American Rivers Are Getting Sucked Dry by Beef Industry

Those who enjoy sinking their teeth into a juicy burger probably haven’t thought about how... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 7, 2020
Brazil Announces That its Beef Will Be Exported to America

Brazil is the largest exporter of beef, and second only to the United States in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 26, 2020
The Worst Locust Swarm in Decades Is Spreading in Africa

Locust swarms garner biblical headlines, understandable both for the locust’s place in famous biblical stories... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 26, 2020
This Ugly Fish Could Be The Future of Aquaculture

It’s a fish with a face that only a mother could love, but the monkeyface... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 25, 2020
The Latest in Farm Crime Stories

From illegal horse butchering to a fatal rooster attack, here’s a round-up of notable farming-related... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 24, 2020