Modern Farmer (@ModFarm )

Modern Farmer

Bio Dedicated to people who care about where their food comes from. #iamamodernfarmer
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Twitter Web App : Who had to die for your dinner? Hundreds of workers may have contracted COVID-19 to get you the food on your plate. buzzfeednews.com/article/albert…

Twitter Web App : As we hurtle towards November, it’s becoming clear that control of a few seats in rural districts and states could sway the balance of power in Congress. Here are some of the spiciest races shaping up in farm country. modernfarmer.com/2020/07/five-2…

Twitter Web App : Smithfield Foods pushes to quash subpoena in investigation of COVID-19 outbreak at South Dakota plant usatoday.com/story/money/20…

Twitter Web App : Here's the second installment in a series about the challenges new farmers face in their first year and how they overcome them. #YearOne modernfarmer.com/2020/07/year-o…

Twitter Web App : So you've grown your first garden, but you have no idea when you should be pulling your babies out of the ground. Here's our guide to knowing when to harvest: modernfarmer.com/2020/07/how-yo…

Twitter Web App : The first round of USDA food box contracts is finished. The program is off to a rocky start. thecounter.org/the-first-roun…

Twitter Web App : As of July 6, at least 39,629 food system workers have contracted Covid-19 and 137 have died. I’ve counted cases at more than 450 plants and farms in 43 states.

And for perspective: I’ve added more than 2,300 cases to my database since July 1.

thefern.org/2020/04/mappin…

Twitter Web App : When the USDA moved its research arm to Kansas City, it resulted in mass resignations of researchers unable to relocate. Last week, two elected reps introduced a bill to force more analysis before moves like this are allowed to take place. modernfarmer.com/2020/07/lawmak…

Twitter Web App : COVID-19 outbreaks at meat-processing plants in North Carolina are being kept quiet by officials: theguardian.com/environment/20…

Twitter Web App : Meet the Gleaners, Combing Farm Fields to Feed the Newly Hungry nytimes.com/2020/07/06/din…

Twitter Web App : When it comes to farming, it’s important to start small. There is a lot to learn about growing food, and gradually building up your farm can help your learning curve. #YearOne modernfarmer.com/2020/07/year-o…

Twitter Web App : So you’ve sowed your seeds, watered them, nurtured them and watched them grow, but you’re not exactly sure when to harvest. Here's a guide that will help you know when they're ready! #MillionGardens
modernfarmer.com/2020/07/how-yo…

Twitter Web App : Former Chicago Bears quarterback (and current farmer) Jay Cutler spent this past week hunting a chicken killer! modernfarmer.com/2020/07/jay-cu…

Twitter Web App : European biologists have discovered how to control plant behavior using colored lighting. modernfarmer.com/2020/07/scient…

Twitter Web App : Ever since the USDA moved its research arm to Kansas City, lawmakers and scientists have been concerned. Two Democrats have now introduced a bill to force a lot more transparency and analysis, before moves like this are allowed to take place. modernfarmer.com/2020/07/lawmak…

Twitter Web App : Jay Cutler is a man of many occupations: Football player, farmer, and now chicken murder detective.  modernfarmer.com/2020/07/jay-cu…

Twitter Web App : Scientists Have Discovered How to Control Plants With Colored Lighting modernfarmer.com/2020/07/scient…

Twitter Web App : When space is limited, think twice about your planting plan. #MillionGardens modernfarmer.com/2019/06/the-mo…

iPhone : #StopHateForProfit is going global.

“...a third of the top 58 advertisers will, or are likely to, suspend advertising”

theguardian.com/technology/202…

Twitter Web App : Some people go to the beach to get a tan, while others go to forage. modernfarmer.com/2019/06/how-to…