Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
Researchers have developed a new breed of pig that is resistant to an incurable disease that plagues hogs barns, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome.
The benefits of no-till and cover crops abound. Still, there are hurdles to making the move away from traditional farming.
JBS is a powerhouse in meat. The Brazilian multinational is the largest global producer of beef, chicken and lamb, and number three in pork.
Oogie McGuire sends and receives sheep from across the U.S., one way to ensure that her flock and others are getting new blood.
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.
Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.
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.
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.
Cathy Crosson's table at the Winter Farmers Market includes many different colors of alpaca yarns and over 300 varieties of heirloom seeds.
The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."
There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.
Food from small farms not only tastes good, it helps boost the economy.
Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.
One of America's largest meat producing states could make it illegal to take pictures, videos, and unapproved recordings on farms.
Our fat-obsessed culture worries about heart disease and high cholesterol, but the benefits of home-rendered lard are hard to dispute.
Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.
In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.
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.