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Farmers’ Battle Against, and Now For, Milkweed

How agriculture and conservation are coming together for the survival of the endangered monarch butterfly.

Jennifer Taylor
Meet the New York Dairy Sisters Showcasing Real Life on the Farm

The Leubner sisters are using social media to connect with and educate a younger generation... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 24, 2022
New Zealand Wants to Tax Cow Burps and Farts

The tax would apply to methane emissions from livestock, starting in 2025.

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 8, 2022
Opinion: Feeding Insects to Cows Could Make Meat and Dairy More Sustainable

Feeding insects instead of grain to animals is an inexpensive, sustainable way to increase the... (more)

Merritt Drewery
July 6, 2022
Rapid Tests Can Help Curb Deadly Infections in Livestock, Too

Diagnosing pigs with a deadly diarrheal disease just got easier.

Shea Swenson
July 5, 2022
Mormon Crickets Swarm Oregon Farms

Officials are fighting infestations of the cannibalistic insect.

Shea Swenson
July 2, 2022
These Chicken Nuggets Are Anything But Boneless

In an attempt to make the meat industry more efficient, one company is incorporating pulverized... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 30, 2022
Can Finding New Culinary Markets for Green Crabs Help Curb the Invasive...

Up and down the East Coast, fishers, chefs and distillers are pioneering new uses for... (more)

Tim Briggs
June 27, 2022
Meet the Gay Goat Guys, a Modern Couple Committed to Putting Animals...

From a goat farm in central Ohio, the owners of Tilton Hollow Farm show followers... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 26, 2022
Women Are Charting New Paths on Changing Waters

These kelp and shellfish farmers are breaking down barriers in aquaculture and helping to pave... (more)

Carrie Honaker
June 20, 2022
Honeybees Are Feeling the Heat

In the Pacific Northwest, extreme temperatures and recurring drought are disrupting the health of essential... (more)

Ashli Blow
June 11, 2022