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December 16, 2013

Growth Enhancement 

pig

FDA Announces Plan To Curb Antibiotic Use In Animals

Use of antibiotics to grow farm animals has been blamed for growing antibiotic resistance in humans across the United States. New rules could help curb that.

October 17, 2013

Infection 

Electron microscope rendering of e coli bateria on a lettuce leaf

Three E. coli Cases Linked To Indiana Orchard

Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.

July 2, 2012

Ice Cold! 

Close up chicken flock thirsty water

Keeping Your Chickens Cool

You think it's hot out? Just imagine if you were covered with feathers! Here are a few tips to help your birds beat the heat.

April 27, 2012

Vegan And Proud Of It 

Gene Baur With Bubbles the Turkey

Gene Baur Interview, Part 1: Compassion For Farm Animals

In part one of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how animals are treated on factory farms and why vegan living is his religion.

March 10, 2012

Know Your Food 

yarns from alpacas from Red Rosa Farm

Meet A Farmer: Cathy Crosson, Red Rosa Farm

Cathy Crosson's table at the Winter Farmers Market includes many different colors of alpaca yarns and over 300 varieties of heirloom seeds.

August 18, 2011

Meat Industry 

cows feeding

New Guidelines Ensure Humane Treatment Of Livestock

The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."

July 10, 2011

Green Thumb 

underside of a bat house hanging from a tree

Beginnger’s Guide To Gardening: Pollinators At Work

There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.

May 26, 2011

Economy Of Farming  

cows

Small Farms Make Good Food And Good Economy

Food from small farms not only tastes good, it helps boost the economy.

May 20, 2011

Sustainable Gardening 

two hogs next to their shed

Using What You’ve Got: Permaculture And Rain Barrels

Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.

March 30, 2011

Access Denied 

Taking Pictures Of Cows

Iowa House Bill Bars Unapproved Documentation At Farms

One of America's largest meat producing states could make it illegal to take pictures, videos, and unapproved recordings on farms.

February 24, 2011

DIY Lard 

Crackling Lard

How To Render Lard The Right Way

Our fat-obsessed culture worries about heart disease and high cholesterol, but the benefits of home-rendered lard are hard to dispute.

February 3, 2011

Growing Meat 

Meat

Growing Meat In The Lab, No Animals Needed

Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.

December 15, 2010

Contaminated Food 

baby pig

FDA Report Reveals The Amount Of Antibiotics Used On Factory Farms

In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.

March 9, 2010

Sustainable Agriculture 

Jim Fiedler

Jim Fiedler: Raising Grass-Fed Beef On Green Acres

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan talks with Jim Fiedler, the man behind Fiedler Farms, about grass-fed beef and his return to Indiana after 20 years in New York City.

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