by Katie Valentine Posted on January 30, 2015
The lawsuits claim that emissions from large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, are a threat to public health and the environment.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 27, 2014 Updated: December 27, 2014
As of Jan. 1, hens will have to able to stand up, fully extend their limbs, lie down and spread their wings without touching each other or the sides of their enclosure.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 17, 2014
Chevrolet, a unit of GM, will become the first company to purchase carbon credits in a new program administered by the U.S. Agriculture Department meant to preserve grasslands.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 22, 2014
According to research, if compost were applied to 5 percent of California’s land used for livestock grazing, it could result in a year’s worth of emissions from farm and forestry industries being captured.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
New research suggests altered weather conditions due to climate change, along with invasive mussel species, are killing off the algae blooms' natural competitors.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 25, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
Researchers are using bees as "flying doctors" to protect cherry trees from a debilitating fungus.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 18, 2014 Updated: September 22, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 26, 2014
The delays are hitting farmers in the pocketbook, and hard.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 23, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
"It's what you get when you combine aggressive promotion from for-profit companies with a vulnerable target -- kids who want a quick fix and don't care about health risk."
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
Imagine walking into a grocery store, walking to the back, and plucking your tomatoes right off the vine.