Bringing Youth Back to the Farm in Rural America

The Breakfast Club teaches youth how to raise hogs, making the knowledge accessible to those who don’t necessarily come from a farming family, and helping first-generation farmers pursue a career in agriculture.

Exploring the Intersection of Climate Action and Nutrition Security

In honor of Earth Day, Food Systems for the Future is organizing an event to explore methane mitigation efforts and what they might mean for nutrition security.

Op-Ed | California Crate-Free Law Offers Hog Farmers Economic Opportunity

Both Prop 12 and Question 3 passed with sweeping voter support, indicating approval for better animal welfare practices.

Young Farmers Bring Small-scale, Humane Hog Farming Back to Iowa

Neighbors love to drive by and see a young family raising hogs outdoors again—a rare sight in Erik and Mikala Boors’ part of Iowa.

Finding Balance as a Sixth-Generation Pig Farmer

Family farmer Aaron Williams is committed to raising hogs sustainably. Now, he’s traveling across the country to explain why.

Marketing that Matters: Audubon Seal Connects Ranchers and Consumers

The Audubon Society’s bird-friendly seal was developed to help eaters choose meat products produced in way that conserves grasslands.

Nurturing a Path to Success for Small, Sustainable Sheepherders

Family farmer Levi Wahl hopes to build a business that he can pass on for his children to enjoy as much as he does.

Leather Companies Can Play a Critical Role in Stopping Deforestation

Tanneries are starting pilot projects that are intended to improve traceability and help end deforestation.

From Farm to Planet, Lessons on Building Multigenerational Farming and Food Systems

Conversations with family farmers, retailers, food producers, journalists, chefs, and advocates serve as a reminder that we all have a role to play in supporting farmers.

World’s First Vaccine for Deadly African Swine Fever Approved for Commercial Use

While African Swine Fever has a near 100 percent mortality rate, top scientists are hopeful that the African Swine Fever vaccine will soon be made available around the world.

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