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Making the Case for Bugs

One author is on a quest to help people rebug the environments around them.

Emily Baron Cadloff
How Can Farmers Coexist With Wolves?

A new study focusing on wolves in Spain offers some insight.

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2021
What Does ‘Antibiotic Free’ Mean When it Comes to Food?

Do you know what’s in your food? That’s the question posed to me by Kevin... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 30, 2021
USDA to Reimburse Dairy Producers for Pandemic-Related Losses

This week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack announced significant financial help to dairy producers who have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2021
Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021
Republican Senators Seek to Halt California’s Animal Welfare Rule

In 2018, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 12, otherwise known as the Prevention of Cruelty... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021
Cargill to Purchase Sanderson Farms

The pace of mega-mergers within the American agricultural industry continues apace. The newest proposal: Cargill,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 11, 2021
Move Over Goats. Cattle are the New Fire Fighters in Town

In recent years, the sight of flying sparks and fallen ash has become commonplace for... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 31, 2021
Koch Foods, Pilgrim’s Pride Executives Indicted in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a long-running price-fixing scandal in the poultry industry... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 30, 2021
Rancher Co-ops Offer Meat-Processing Solution For Small Farmers

It’s processing day for San Juan Island farmer Lori-Ann David. For her livestock, that means... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
July 25, 2021
Study: Wild Pigs Are Releasing as Much Carbon Dioxide as Millions of...

The pig is one of the most adaptable mammal species on the planet. Thanks to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 22, 2021