This Enormous, Deadly Bird Might Have Been Domesticated Before the Chicken

New research suggests the cassowary may have been reared by humans thousands of years earlier.

Dan Nosowitz
October 12, 2021
Is It Ethical to Farm Insects for Food?

Scholars and advocates believe that the mass slaughter of insects should be done in the... (more)

Matan Shelomi
October 8, 2021
Rising Temperatures and the Future of Outside Livestock Production

Researchers say farmers will need to adapt in order to protect their animals.

Lindsay Campbell
September 30, 2021
The Unique Struggle of Running a Sheep Dairy in America

There are fewer than 200 sheep dairies in the US. Due to a lack of... (more)

Christine Clark
September 27, 2021
How Can Farmers Coexist With Wolves?

A new study focusing on wolves in Spain offers some insight.

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2021
Move Over Goats. Cattle are the New Fire Fighters in Town

In recent years, the sight of flying sparks and fallen ash has become commonplace for... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 31, 2021
Rancher Co-ops Offer Meat-Processing Solution For Small Farmers

It’s processing day for San Juan Island farmer Lori-Ann David. For her livestock, that means... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
July 25, 2021
Chickens Haven’t Always Been Food, Study Finds

The chicken’s status as one of the world’s most popular foods—both for its meat and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 30, 2021
The Future of Ocean Farming

For all his life, Alaskan fisherman Dune Lankard has looked to the sea—for food, work... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 28, 2021
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