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This network of regenerative farmers is rethinking chicken

The team at Tree-Range Farms is pioneering an approach to raise chickens and trees in tandem, storing more carbon and water in the soil while providing an entry point for new and BIPOC farmers often left out of the conventional system.
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Could this mobile, solar-powered livestock barn reshape the Corn Belt?

The ‘stock cropper’ method—raising chickens, hogs, and sheep between rows of grains—promises much-needed change to the farm landscape. Now it’s on the verge of scaling up.
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A biomass power plant in rural North Carolina reignites concerns over clean energy and environmental justice

A North Carolina power plant that generates electricity from poultry waste and wood chips has touched off a controversy over an operating permit that, if granted, would imperil public health and wellbeing, residents and environmental advocates in the surrounding community say.

Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Though the risk to humans is low, scientists warn that outbreaks among farmed birds increase the potential for the virus to mutate and pose a threat to humans.
Dave Dickey: Will California Prop-12 become a gold standard?

Dave Dickey: Will California Prop-12 become a gold standard?

A couple of federal court cases working their way through California's appellate system spell big trouble for Big-Meat.

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Why Pennsylvania could see more chicken farming due to climate change
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Why Pennsylvania could see more chicken farming due to climate change

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has released its 2020 climate impacts report, projecting future effects of climate change on livestock, infrastructure, and water quality to support planning to reduce risk to communities and the economy across the state.
Max Elder: Why your chicken wings mean we’ve entered a new epoch

Max Elder: Why your chicken wings mean we’ve entered a new epoch

Our future in the Anthropocene, the new age now we live in, looks just like the lives of the 66 billion chickens consumed every year: nasty, brutish and short.

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