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.

Being a Good Farmer and Neighbor With Niman Ranch

Through sustainable practices, Niman Ranch Farmers Cody and Morgan Wickerham are farming for a better food system for today and the future.

Multigenerational Farming on Mineral Valley Farms

Farmer Brendan Kleiboeker reflects on his experience as a 6th generation farmer, his commitment to farming and agriculture, and the ways that Niman Ranch supports him and his farm.

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Farming and Sustainability with Niman Ranch

A Niman Ranch farmer for 20 years, Dale Koestler explains what the network means to him and how it has allowed him to continue his sustainable practices even as the farming landscape changes around him.

Niman Ranch Farmers Raise Family to be Stewards of the Land

Niman Ranch family farmers, Brice and Melanie Hundling, offer insight into their sustainable farming.

Meatpacking Plant Closures Create Continued Economic Hardships for Hog Farmers

Since meatpacking plants closed in response to COVID-19 outbreaks, hog farmers are trying to figure out what that means for them.

28 Innovative Livestock Farmers Who are Shaping the Future of Protein

In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.