In the past, farmers could buy feed containing antibiotics at a local feed store without consulting a vet. Now, they need to obtain a Veterinary Feed Directive.
New research indicates that massive hog farms in North Carolina serve as breeding grounds for flu bugs before they jump from pigs to humans.
Wild pigs are an invasive species first introduced to Indiana in the late 1980s. They're blamed for millions of dollars in damage to crops each year.
18 people tested positive for strains of influenza never before seen in humans after attending agricultural fairs in Ohio and Michigan in August of this year.
Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.
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 federal “beef checkoff” mandates a $1 payment every time a head of cattle is sold. Opponents have fought the checkoff all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jerry and Paula Perron of J&P Heritage Farm have grown their retirement hobby into a small, pork-producing business
Residents opposed to new large animal farms say they negatively impact the surrounding environment. Farmers say regulations are already too strict.
Maple syrup in November! Burton's Maplewood Farm is aging maple syrup, and we use the finished product in crème brûlée. Then we meet hogs at Schacht Farm.
After four months of curing in the root cellar, the holiday season is a perfect time to slice up the country ham.