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FDA Approves First CRISPR Cows For Beef

The genome-edited cattle were bred to endure climate change, and their offspring will be used... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 23, 2022
Harnessing the Benefits of Wild Birds On Farms

Researchers found that fields with surrounding natural habitat experience less crop damage and lower food-safety... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 18, 2022
These Companies Will Do the Beekeeping For You

Maintaining a beehive can be tricky and time-consuming, but these companies make it easy—and enjoyable—to... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
March 16, 2022
Keeping Chickens Taught Me How to Give a Cluck

Our family’s backyard chickens, acquired in the early days of the pandemic, have shown me... (more)

Mira Ptacin
March 14, 2022
Antibiotic Commonly Used in Orchards Slows Cognition of Bumblebees

Streptomycin, often sprayed on orchard crops to combat bacterial diseases, has several negative impacts on... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 11, 2022
Bird Flu is Rapidly Spreading Through US Poultry Flocks

Farms that raise turkeys and chicken for eggs and meat are on high alert.

Shea Swenson
March 4, 2022
Opinion: Cow’s Milk Without the Cow? How Cellular Agriculture Could Change the...

Technological changes that eliminate the need for livestock will likely disrupt the dairy industry as... (more)

Evan Bowness, Robert Newell and Sarah-Louise Ruder
February 27, 2022
How Will Fish Survive the World’s Warming Waters?

Scientists are working to breed fish that can endure and adapt to environmental changes over... (more)

Anne N. Connor
February 26, 2022
Some Wolves Are Back on the Endangered Species List

The wolves are once again protected, meaning farmers and ranchers can no longer hunt them.

Shea Swenson
February 17, 2022