May 05, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic Modern Farmer is launching the Million Gardens Movement—a national effort to encourage and support the planting of one million new gardens, whether it’s on a windowsill or in your backyard. As we all struggle with social isolation, disrupted supply chains, and economic hardship, simply growing a tomato can be […]

Jun 24, 2020

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying home has encouraged some to perfect their culinary skills while others have cracked open cookbooks for the first time.? To provide you with some kitchen inspiration, Modern Farmer is asking top chefs what they’ve been cooking while staying isolated. This […]

Jun 23, 2020

A federal judge has ruled that Bayer won’t have to put a cancer warning on its weedkiller Roundup in California.? US District Judge William Shubb issued a permanent injunction Monday, barring the state of California’s requirement that companies put such a warning on the labels of glyphosate-based products, according to Reuters. The EPA has concluded […]

Jun 23, 2020

A panel of Ninth Circuit judges have denied a request to end the sale and use of dicamba immediately. Dicamba, a broad-spectrum herbicide, is in a position of turmoil right now as the courts try to figure out exactly what its future will be. Earlier this month, an appeals court made the dramatic move to […]

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