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December 2, 2014

 

cows in a snowy pasture

For Ranchers, A Grass Land Rush

Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.

September 8, 2013

Beefed Up 

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Tyson Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug

Tyson Foods announced it would suspend purchases of cattle treated with a controversial drug. Concerns for animal welfare or for sales in other countries?

August 9, 2013

Feed The Soil 

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Can Planned Grazing Revive Grassland Soil?

Conventional wisdom tells you, if ranchland ground has less grass, the problem is too many cows. But that’s not always the case.

December 1, 2012

The Other Red Meat 

bison American buffalo

Buffalo Run Farm: Raising America’s Original Red Meat

Kathleen Crews of Buffalo Run says bison are fairly easy to raise as long as they have plenty of grass and water. But be sure to keep them away from ostriches.

July 27, 2012

Meatless Mondays? 

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USDA Promotes ‘Meatless Monday,’ Beef Industry Has A Cow

An internal newsletter published on the USDA website mentioned how Meatless Mondays could help the environment. The beef industry couldn't have disagreed more.

February 17, 2012

Food Recycling 

captain crunch cereal

Cows Munch On Recycled Captain Crunch

As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.

January 26, 2012

Farm Drugs 

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Antibiotics And The Healthy Cow Equation

Harvest Public Media’s Jessica Naudziunas visits with beef and dairy farmers to ask how today’s Scarlet A - antibiotics - fits into their healthy cow equation.

January 3, 2012

Scarce Milk 

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Organic Milk Shortage Felt Nationwide

Organic milk is growing in popularity, but that may not be the reason why consumers are having a hard time getting their hands on a carton.

July 8, 2011

Sweet Stuff 

Jeni Britton Bauer And Her New Cookbook

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams: Making The Home Cook The Artisan

With the help of Jeni Britton Bauer's new cookbook, the sky's the limit with what you can do with an ice cream maker.

May 18, 2011

Food Allergies 

Making Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich

Peanut Allergy Now Might Be Less Likely For Babies

A new study has found that babies who start solid food before four months have a lower risk of developing a peanut allergy.

April 6, 2011

GMOs Gone Too Far? 

Pasture Full Of Cows

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Breast Milk

Researchers in China have created genetically modified cows that produce 'human'-style milk.

April 30, 2010

Social Media 

Dairy cows

Teat Tweet Dairy Diary Lets You Follow The Lactose (On Twitter)

The Critical Media Lab at the University of Waterloo is using one farm's high-tech robotic milking system to give voice to our hooved friends.

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.

November 10, 2009

Climate Change 

A valley at sunset.

Good News: An Easy Way To Prevent Climate Change

New reports from the UK suggest going vegetarian two days each week could be an easy way to prevent climate change.

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