Livestock

Finding the “Missing Piece of the Puzzle” for a Sustainable Hog Farmer

After joining a network of small farmers and ranchers, Shaun Miller found the resources he needed to build a sustainable farming business.

Grasslands Are Turning into Carbon Sources, Study Finds

Worldwide, grasslands absorb as much carbon as they emit, but climbing demand for meat and dairy and poor land management threaten this balance.

“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.

On Sperfslage Farm, Success Means Preserving a Way of Living

Cousins Mark and Mikeal Sperfslage are working to promote sustainable livestock practices while narrowing the gap between eaters and farmers.

Oregon Lawmakers Pursue Mega-Dairy Farm Moratorium

The legislative efforts could become a milestone in the battle to regulate industrial agriculture.

Family Farm Action Alliance Report Shows Impacts of Consolidation in the Agrifood System

A new report from Family Farm Action Alliance, The Food System: Concentration and Its Impacts, highlights corporate concentration in the food system.

Integrated Approach Is Needed for Food System Change, Says New Report

The FABLE Consortium’s recent report proposes strategies and pathways for 20 countries to develop sustainable land-use and food systems.

Why Ending Factory Farming Must Be Part of Biden’s Plan to Tackle America’s Biggest Issues

Ending factory farms is good for animal welfare, public health, worker safety, and the environment.

Remembering Andrew Gunther: Farmer and Sustainable Livestock Advocate

Farmer, sustainable agriculture advocate, and @AGreenerWorld executive Andrew Gunther, @Farmerssustain, passed away on February 19.