Scientists Use ‘Breathalyzers’ and Lasers to Measure Cow Burps and Farts
Oklahoma cows belch out about a half-pound of methane daily.
Someone Posted Weed and Viagra Spam On a US Department of Agriculture Site
The USDA blamed the issue on a "web form" that was abused to post spam.
Researchers Built a Cat Paradise for Science
Researchers converted a barn into a cat paradise to study feline contraceptives in a more natural way.
Black Farmers Are Being Forced Off Their Land by Longstanding Government Discrimination
“The unfair treatment of black farmers went under the radar for many, many years. It was not taken up by the civil rights movement, and it should have been front and center.”
What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet
In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.
Trump Administration Getting Closer to Requiring Drug Tests for SNAP Recipients
If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
This Bizarre Video Game Clowns On Trump's Proposed Pig Slaughter Policy
What's better than shooting fecal matter showering from the sky with mustard lasers from a hot dog?
Trump's USDA Withdraws Animal Welfare Rules for Organic Producers
The regulations would have required meat and egg producers to upgrade indoor and outdoor spaces for animals and to improve treatment for sick livestock.
Black Farmers Are Reclaiming The Industry from Racism, Stereotypes and a Difficult Past
Many African-Americans don’t want to get into farming because of its painful history, but a new generation is making the land their own.
For the First Time in 13 Years, US Beef Is Sent to China
Even “currency manipulators” like a good bone-in ribeye.
Calorie Counts Face an Uncertain Future Under Trump
This week, we saw major blows to nutrition advancements made during the Obama-era. Are we entering a Dark Age for food policy in America?
Here's How the USDA Would Be Affected by Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts
Concerns are running high that everyone from farm workers to seniors could see their resources dwindle under the new budget.