When Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, it flooded manure lagoons at hog farms. Environmentalists say it shows that these farms are too risky for the state.
While federal regulations have successfully cut back some types of water pollution, they have little muscle in combating agricultural runoff.
Crop farms and livestock operations are the biggest contributors to nutrient problems in the Gulf of Mexico
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.
Healthy dung beetle populations can make a cow pie disappear in a matter of hours, but dung beetle populations have been declining for decades.
The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.
A Randolph County, Indiana farmer has been cited for spraying 200,000 gallons of hog manure onto a field resulting in major fish kills in local waterways.