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Paddleboarding Goats Make a Splash on Prince Edward Island

Hitting the water with farmer Devon Saila and her beach-loving goats.

Noah Lederman
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
The Quest to Finding a More Sustainable Animal Feed

As animal nutrition company Nutreco found, the first step to achieving ambitious goals is full... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 22, 2022
These Tiny Crustaceans Are the Bees of the Sea

Researchers make a first-of-its-kind discovery about how underwater plants get pollinated.

Shea Swenson
August 12, 2022
Farmers’ Battle Against, and Now For, Milkweed

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

Jennifer Taylor
August 8, 2022
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