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5 Weird Things Fishermen Have Caught

In late January, the fishing world had perhaps its most viral moment ever when Nataliia... (more)

Brian Barth
February 22, 2020
Dairy Farmers of America Agrees to Buy the Remains of the Country’s...

Due to the overwhelming pressures facing the dairy industry, Dean Foods filed for bankruptcy back... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 21, 2020
Stoner Crime, WOTUS, POTUS, and More: Your February Food News Round-Up

The intersections of food, farming, politics and criminal minds never ceases to produce intrigue. Here’s... (more)

Brian Barth
February 18, 2020
6 Rules for Organizing a Grassroots Regeneration Revolution

The following excerpt is adapted from Ronnie Cummins’ forthcoming book Grassroots Rising: A Call to... (more)

Ronnie Cummins
February 10, 2020
Fecal Dust from Cattle Feedlots is Smothering a Texas Town

Clouds of fecal dust from large cattle feedlots in the western part of the Texas... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 6, 2020
Fireflies Are Disappearing, and Agriculture Is Partly to Blame

There are well over a hundred firefly species in North America, and the twinkling insects... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 5, 2020
Q&A: Can Cows Play a Positive Role in Sustainable Food Systems?

The beef and dairy industries have been popular targets of criticism when it comes to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 31, 2020
Farm Bankruptcies Spiked to Highest Level in Eight Years

Farm bankruptcies hit an eight-year high in America last year.  Court data released this week... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 31, 2020
France to Outlaw Inhumane Practices for Chicks and Hogs

The journey to more humane practices for livestock is much more complex than it seems.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 30, 2020