Farmer Jon McConaughy's animals live their whole lives on his farm, and they die there, too. He tries to make the end as stress-free and respectful as he can.
Ranchers worry that a move to delay federal rules that would make it easier for them lodge complaints about unfair treatment may spell the end of the new rules.
The growth bison ranches in Indiana are experiencing is being fueled by a surge in popularity of bison meat as an alternative to beef.
When Keystone XL was last up for approval, Jeanne Crumly and a group of other local landowners sued to block TransCanada from seizing land by eminent domain.
Currently, one-fourth of all fish caught globally goes to produce fishmeal and fish oil for farmed seafood, pigs and chickens.
Implementation of the rules has been pushed back thanks to President Donald Trump’s “regulatory freeze.”
The American Farm Bureau Federation claimed in its analysis that the TPP could have increased U.S. agricultural exports by billions of dollars a year.
News of the alleged embezzlement and the attempt by the council to keep it secret gave critics of what’s called the beef check-off program more fodder.
A proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business in Nebraska has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment.
Some of the country’s largest farm organizations are lobbying the incoming administration to drop rules that would change the production of organic meat.
The CDC had already called carbapenem-resistance an "urgent threat" to human health that is responsible for about 600 deaths a year.
Warming summers in Greenland have raised hopes for expansion of agriculture, but the summers have been drier, causing a decline in the number of sheep farms.
Crop farms and livestock operations are the biggest contributors to nutrient problems in the Gulf of Mexico
Organic animal welfare standards are expected to be finalized by year's end. It could clear up some questions for consumers but leave division behind the plate.
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.
Heads of agriculture committees in both chambers of Congress got their request for more time to gather comments about “certified organic” labels.
Researchers in Nebraska are designing a new drone to start fires, which may help protect people while encouraging agricultural productivity.
Researchers have measured the acoustics and frequency in cows’ moos to understand the behavior each type of communication is associated with.
Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
Federal agencies are changing some of the rules for how antibiotics are used on farms, which is raising questions about when antibiotics are really necessary.