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Meet Winter, the Llama Who Might Just Save Us All From COVID-19

Winter the llama was just nine months old when she became central to research that... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 5, 2020
Farmers Expect They’ll Have to Euthanize More Pigs, Despite Trump’s Order

Mike Patterson has been raising hogs for 23 years, but he can barely stomach the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 2, 2020
OPINION: COVID-19 Stimulus Must Help Farmers Rebuild Our Broken Food System—Not Prop...

There are no more lingering doubts—COVID-19 is a force to be reckoned with. In its... (more)

Mike Weaver
May 1, 2020
Pennsylvania Businessman Looks to Plug Dairy Supply Chain Gaps

Neil Messick has relied on the support of dairy farmers to keep his family’s business... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 23, 2020
Tempted to ‘Panic Buy’ Some Chicks? Read This First

The desire to have a steady supply of farm fresh eggs amid scarce supermarket shelves... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 20, 2020
Want a Goat on Your Office Video Call? There’s a Service for...

What better way is there to spice up a mundane conference call than by throwing... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 16, 2020
Converting Forests into Farmland Could Increase Spread of Zoonotic Disease

COVID-19 has created a colossal public health crisis people are grappling with around the world.... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 10, 2020
Why Are Beef Prices and Demand Up, But Cattle Prices Down?

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown all parts of the agriculture industry out of whack. With... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 9, 2020
Dairy Farmers Are Dumping Huge Amounts of Milk

Two weeks ago Patrick Grimshaw got a call from his local cooperative manager telling him... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 7, 2020