Working with cattle is dangerous, sometimes even fatal. Are robotic cattle drivers the answer for worker safety?
Suggested teaser: Last year ushered in several new rules to improve animal welfare, and the meat industry is digging in its heels for new battles in the year ahead.
Many organic farmers let chickens and other livestock graze in there vegetables beds after harvest. Some are now looking for evidence that the practice yields results.
US Regulators are critical of the new WHO regulations, limiting antibiotic use in livestock.
Researcher Tim Reinbott says he’s eager to see how drought-stressed corn and soybean plants react to the change in light and temperature brought by the eclipse.
The animal “at no time presented a risk to the food supply, or to human health in the United States,” according to the USDA.
The rules ban cattle sale for slaughter at livestock markets and come at a time of escalating tensions between Hindu extremists and beef-eating minorities.
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