by Ari Phillips Dec 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 Nov 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 Oct 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 Oct 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 Sep 25, 2014
Researchers are using bees as "flying doctors" to protect cherry trees from a debilitating fungus.
by Jeff Spross Sep 18, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.
by Tom Kenworthy Aug 26, 2014
The delays are hitting farmers in the pocketbook, and hard.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 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 Jul 9, 2014
Imagine walking into a grocery store, walking to the back, and plucking your tomatoes right off the vine.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jun 27, 2014
Spurred by the so-called "ag-gag" laws that are criminalizing whistleblowing in the agricultural industry, one journalist has an unusual idea.