Animals

    One Generation to the Next: Hamilton Brothers Farm and Family Ranching

    For this month’s Farmer Friday, we talk with Richard Hamilton from Hamilton Brothers Farm about multigenerational farming, sustainable ranching, and partnering with Niman Ranch.

    Half the World’s Pigs Are Facing the Largest Animal Disease Outbreak in History

    “Slaughter data suggest that up to 100 million hogs could be removed from China, potentially reducing production by 20 percent.”

    Meat in the Middle: Blended Options Join Eaters in Sustainability

    New options on grocery store shelves nationwide this summer remind eaters that flexitarian diets can help even committed meat-eaters limit their impact on the environment.

    A Boom in Fish Feed Production in Nigeria

    Fish feed production is an example of how collaboration between public and private organizations can have positive effects while promoting self-sufficiency.

    The Trick to Better Chickens: Honoring Their Ancestry, Says Wadiak

    CEO of Cooks Venture Matt Wadiak talks about what even cautious eaters don’t know about how their chickens are raised and the potential for happier, more nutrient-dense chickens through better raising practices.

    Time to “Say No” to Atlantic Salmon in Australia

    Aquaculture may be a key player in providing food security to a growing population, but if it isn’t done carefully, the environment on which it relies can pay the price.

    Sounding the Alarm on North Carolina’s Poultry Industry

    How poultry waste is the largest and fastest growing source of nutrient pollution in North Carolina, what this means for the environment and communities, and a new study with the Environmental Working Group.

    Opinion | The Rise of the Superbugs—and Why Industrial Farming Is to Blame

    The power of antibiotics is diminishing. As farmers and agribusiness leaders still rely on antibiotics to keep their livestock healthy, should they be concerned for the future?

    Cargill and Heifer International Want There to be a Chicken in Every Pot

    The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.

    Tradition meets Sustainability at Corrin Farms

    Craig Corrin passes on more than tradition on his four-generation family farm.