Farming Must Be Economically Sustainable

For Mindy and Drew Duff, sustainability also means being able to keep farming in the family.

The Next Generation of Hog Farming: “I’d Rather Be the Best Farmer than the Biggest Farmer”

Carlson Family Farm gives their hogs plenty of time outdoors so they have the freedom to move and express their natural habits.

Learning a New Way of Farming: “There’s Never a Dull Moment”

Since changing their livestock practices, farmers Benjamin and Bryanna Harner say it is rewarding to see happier, calmer pigs.

Beyond Humane: Raising Pigs to “Express Their Piggyness” at Pastvina Acres

David and Christy Borrowman knew their farm needed to be different from the ones they grew up with.

For a Sustainable Hog Farmer, “There’s Not One Right Way of Farming”

This family farmer believes that all farms can work on implementing practices that support healthy environments.

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.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

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

Lessons From a Young Farmer: “We Need to Be Open to Other Ways of Cultivating the Land”

Ty Schmidt hopes to inspire his peers to farm with future generations in mind.

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.

Biogas Is Not the Answer to the Industrialized Pork Industry, Experts Say

Experts argue that biogas is not a viable solution to the harm caused by factory farms in North Carolina.

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