The proposed rule has the potential to increase animal welfare for livestock raised in the United States.
Is Corporate Consolidation Leading to Higher Egg Prices?
Between December 2021 and December 2022, the cost of eggs more than doubled.
Diversified Pastured Poultry Models Can Reduce Risk of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Shifting away from an industrialized model of poultry production can help reduce the risk of disease and protect animals.
A Network for Independent Family Farmers: “It’s Like a Family”
Niman Ranch’s network allows farmers to maintain their independence while receiving critical resources and support.
‘Raw Deal’ Tells All in U.S. Big Meat Exposé
A new book shows the U.S. meat industry, as it currently exists, cannot survive.
With a Guaranteed Market for their Hogs, Farmers Don’t Need to “Get Big or Get Out”
When fifth generation farmer Joe Mickelson transitioned to small-scale diversification, he discovered that raising pigs in the open air was a new—and much more enjoyable—experience.
How Investing in Livestock Health Can Save People and the Environment
The International Livestock Research Institute recommends 18 key ways to optimize livestock systems and improve animal, human, and environmental health.
New Report Reveals Organic Dairy Farming Stores Carbon, Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Research shows that greenhouse gas emissions on organic U.S. dairy farms were 24 percent lower when compared to emissions from conventional dairy farms.
Op-Ed: Humans Love Animals but Also Love Meat. Food Innovation Can Help Resolve this Paradox
When it comes to animal welfare, the right technology applied in the right way can make all the difference.