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New England Fishermen are Losing Jobs Because of Climate Change

A new study has found that there is another significant threat to New England’s fishing... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
The EPA Decides Ranchers Can Use Cyanide Bombs to Kill Coyotes

Despite protests from groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity, the EPA this week... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 11, 2019
Why You Should Raise Rabbits

The following excerpt is from Nichki Carangelo’s new book Raising Pastured Rabbits for Meat: An... (more)

Nichki Carangelo
December 10, 2019
Could Supply Management Help Struggling Dairy Farmers?

In August 2018, a small group of Wisconsin dairy farmers took a bus to Albany,... (more)

Richard Mertens
December 9, 2019
Feed Supplement Could Help Cows Burp Up Less Methane

A new citrus and garlic feed supplement could help dairy farmers offset their cows’ methane... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 6, 2019
Bovine Virtual Reality, Farm-to-Plane Follies and More: Your December Food News Round-Up

Humans are always trying to do better, get healthier, be more efficient. But sometimes our... (more)

Brian Barth
December 6, 2019
Australian Startup Turns Feral Deer Into Salami to Help Farmers

A far cry from Bambi, feral deer are invasive in Australia. In the country’s vast... (more)

David Wilson
December 2, 2019
Bison Are Farmers, Sort Of

The American bison, which today lives only in a few small pieces of its pre-European-contact... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 28, 2019
Parisian Family Sues Country Neighbor Because Her Ducks Are Too Loud

Look, it’s been a lousy year for agriculture. Farm bankruptcies, trade wars, poor results for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2019
Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

There are two types of people at Thanksgiving: those for whom eating turkey does not... (more)

Brian Barth
November 25, 2019
Here You Will Find a Video of a Honeybee Surfing

Water—a pool, a pond, a puddle—is no place for a honeybee. But through the obstacles... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 22, 2019