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First Vaccine for Honey Bees Approved by USDA

The US Department of Agriculture has given conditional approval to a vaccine for honey bees,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
Feed Ingredient for Dairy Cows Could Prove Harmful

Each year, New Zealand imports about 2 million tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE), a... (more)

Hadee Thompson-Morrison, Brett Robinson, Sally Gaw
January 7, 2023
Farmers Frustrated as Fertilizer Costs Soared in 2022

Lance Lillibridge, a farmer in east central Iowa, knows farming’s ups and downs. He has... (more)

Mónica Cordero Investigate Midwest/Report for America
December 29, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Using New Zealand Pigs to Restore a Former...

When Rachel Herrick bought a 47-acre farm in Cameron, NC, she had her work cut... (more)

Cindy Whitt
December 12, 2022
Alaskan Salmon Face a Stream of New Mines

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are... (more)

Becki Robins
November 26, 2022
Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 25, 2022
To Stop New Viruses Infecting Humans, We Must Protect Bat Habitat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bats have... (more)

Alison Peel, Peggy Eby, Raina Plowright
November 23, 2022
The Great (Sticker Shock) Thanksgiving

Americans won’t have trouble finding a Thanksgiving turkey, but they may wonder if this season’s... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 22, 2022
Are Invasive Species Always Bad?

Researchers at Brown University want to emphasize the positive impacts of some non-native species.

Shea Swenson
October 15, 2022
A Meditation on Slaughter

What raising and harvesting chickens taught me about killing in the service of living.

Michelle Webster-Hein
October 11, 2022
Cattle Ranchers On High Alert After Longhorned Tick Found in Missouri

Warming temperatures are creating perfect conditions for the disease-causing pest to spread.

Shea Swenson
October 7, 2022