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Record-Breaking Egg Profits Prompt Accusation of Price Gouging

A farmer-advocacy organization says record-breaking increases in the price of eggs isn’t being caused by... (more)

Claire Carlson, The Daily Yonder
A New Egg Co-operative Has Hatched in the Western U.S.

It doesn’t always pay to be an egg farmer—just ask Cliff Lillywhite.  The owner and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 17, 2023
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
January 10, 2023
Grain Farming Goes Indoors

Vertical farms have had successes producing fresh greens and herbs, tomatoes and strawberries—all necessary and... (more)

Miranda Lipton
January 6, 2023
The Fertilizer Shortage Will Persist in 2023

New year, same shortage of fertilizer.  The fertilizer crisis that has been steadily growing since... (more)

Shea Swenson
December 1, 2022