Missouri, which housed about 6 percent of the nation’s beef cattle at the start of the drought, lost roughly 8 percent of its herd.
A watchdog reveals key flaws in new FDA guidelines designed to reduce the use of antibiotics to fatten livestock.
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.
From the outside it may not look like a bastion of the American agriculture industry. Inside, it holds one of the world’s largest collections of seed.
A whistleblower group says USDA officials are retaliating against meat inspectors who report inhumane treatment of animals at slaughterhouses.
Both measures required animal cruelty to be reported within 48 hours.
The USDA warns of hard times ahead for the nation's farmers.
The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.
A year after Hurricane Irene devastated northeastern food distribution networks, Hurricane Sandy redoubled the damage.
Chickens give backyard farmers more than just eggs and meat. Three experts talk about how they help in the garden with fertilizing, tilling and pest control.
Are your birds looking a little disheveled? Not to worry -- It's molting season.
The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.
Congress probably won't pass a new farm bill before the current one expires in September, but they won't renew the current one either. What gives?
In part two of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how recent legislation is both helping and hurting farm animals.
The FDA released new guidelines recommending that pharmaceutical companies require prescriptions for antibiotics to be used on livestock.
With more and more of the world's population craving meat, insects are starting to look a lot more appetizing.
Health advocacy groups are campaigning to eliminate the use of antibiotics in livestock and they’re taking their message directly to the farmer.
As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.
The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."
Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.