Elite-cattle breeders and commercial beef and dairy producers use embryo transfer to reproduce dozens of calves a year from their genetically superior heifers.
New research indicates that crickets don’t convert feed into edible protein as efficiently as entomophagy proponents have suggested.
Tyson is the largest U.S. chicken supplier to announce it would cease use of antibiotics used in humans in its chicken.
An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.
Oogie McGuire sends and receives sheep from across the U.S., one way to ensure that her flock and others are getting new blood.
An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.
Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
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.