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How I Got to the Farm

The following excerpt is reprinted from On The Farm. Copyright © 2020 by Aliza Eliazarov.... (more)

Aliza Eliazarov
Turkey Farmers Scramble to Meet Need for Smaller Thanksgiving Birds

Travis Mattison and his family have become accustomed to a steady rush of customers reserving... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 9, 2020
Tyson to Replace Federal Inspectors With Own Employees at Beef Plant

Back in March 2019, Tyson Foods proposed a waiver in which the work of some... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 30, 2020
Chicken Coop Crusaders

Amid the panic buying and lockdowns at the beginning of the pandemic, Melissa Goodridge felt... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 26, 2020
No Zoom for Cows: Cattle Prefer In-Person Interactions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to get used to communicating across a distance,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 24, 2020
OPINION: Farmers Need More Meat Processing Options

For Pennsylvania rancher Michael Kovach, the lack of slaughter facilities near his farm has been... (more)

Rob Larew
October 23, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride Will Pay $110 Million Settlement in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

Earlier this month, poultry officials were indicted on charges of price fixing in the chicken... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 21, 2020
Cow Cuddling is the Latest Wellness Trend on the Rise

In these turbulent times, we’re all looking for ways to de-stress. Some have taken up... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 20, 2020
What Does Agriculture Have to do With Zoonotic Diseases?

The way food travels from farm to table can have substantial implications on everything from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 19, 2020
Mink Farming Leads to Political Chaos in Poland

Earlier this year, a documentary about the mink farming industry in Poland was released to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2020
Food and Farming Books We’re Reaching for This Fall

The Secret Life of Groceries After taking aim at Bikram Yoga in his first book,... (more)

Modern Farmer
October 5, 2020