Egg prices spiked in the wake of avian flu, but the USDA now expects retail egg prices to fall 9 to 10 percent this year compared to the average 2015 price.
What does it take to run a successful community supported agriculture program? A look at Indiana's popcorn industry. And, two types of pickles for spring foods.
A consumer advocacy group reports that many farms that produce ‘organic’ eggs differ little from traditional industrial egg farms.
An Iowa State University report estimated an 81% decline in the Midwest monarch population 1999-2010, with a 58% decline in milkweed presence at the same time.
It takes 21 days for chickens to hatch, so put your fertilized eggs in the incubator on December 11. Come New Year's Day, you should have newly-hatched chicks.
There's more to housing hens than square inches. Some egg farmers argue the cage-free barns are less humane than traditional hen housing.
As you're mixing the batter, embrace the army-green color. The pancakes will eventually turn a deep brown as they cook.
An egg industry group says it plans to fight a Massachusetts proposal to ban meat and eggs raised in close confinement.
Certified organic farms in the U.S. sold $5.5 billion in organic products in 2014. California remains an organic powerhouse, nabbing the top spot in sales.
McDonald's USA announced that in the near future, it will no longer buy eggs from chickens that live in cages.
Vegetarian government leaders in India rejected a plan to add eggs to help feed malnourished children, drawing fire from advocates for the nation’s poor.
Seth Elgar pushes his caramel sauce past sweet into dark, rich and deep. It's the perfect sauce for this simple flan recipe.
The nation’s flock of egg-laying hens is at its smallest since 2004 thanks to the massive outbreak of avian influenza this spring.
Researchers found that the virus was spread up to a half-mile during two windy days that “appeared to be related to clusters of outbreaks 5 to 7 days later."
Walmart has urged meat and egg suppliers to reduce use of antibiotics and improve treatment of animals.
Elite-cattle breeders and commercial beef and dairy producers use embryo transfer to reproduce dozens of calves a year from their genetically superior heifers.
Beyond containing the virus, there’s another huge challenge: disposing of all the dead birds.
Jana Wilson gives tips for raising chicks. What about birds at the end of their lives? Swiss chard plus cheese, with Daniel Orr. Why farmers burn their fields.
Tuesday marked the worst day in the H5N2 avian flu outbreak which is killing millions of turkeys and chickens across the Midwest.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.