Courtney Hogeland

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Livestock Production

Poorly managed ranches, farms and feedlots destroy our wildlife, water, soil, climate, and health.<p>We help develop standards for major meat producers …

Chicken farmer speaks out about horrors of factory farming

<b>An American chicken farmer has spoken out about the horrific conditions endured by factory-raised chickens.</b><p>Craig Watts, 48, from North Carolina …

The Truth About Factory Farms Infographic

Embed this infographic on your website:<p>The mass production of America's food comes with a hefty price. Find out the environmental, animal, and human …

The Hidden Health Hazards of Factory Farms - Natural Health

You may be familiar with many of the problems associated with concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs. These “factory farm” operations are …

Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost

The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces.<p>"Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance.<p>Another sign, in red letters, advised, "All employees & drivers must disinfect …

The truth about the poultry industry

Congratulations to George Monbiot (Faeces, bacteria, toxins: what goes on at the chicken farm, 20 May) for raising the issue of the disgusting way we treat “farmed” animals (to chickens, add beef and dairy cattle, pigs, lambs, ducks etc) destined for the dinner plate and the way the vast majority …

Agriculture

Factory Farming Facts - Animals Raised For Food Endure Animal Cruelty And Cause Human Health Risks

Factory Farming Facts - Animals Raised For Food Cause Human Health Risks, Endanger The Environment, And Endure Animal Cruelty<p>What is Factory …

Agriculture

Another Reason to Loathe Factory Farms: Massive Air Pollution

You probably already know that the giant factory farms on which the majority of American livestock are condemned to live out their miserable lives …

Agriculture

Preservation Leadership Forum | #PreservationForum

Hello Everyone! I am Liza Scruggs, member and current president of a non-profit organization, The Wilfandel ...<p>Hi! My name is Asiyah (rhymes with …

Modern Agriculture: Environmental Effects

NATURAL RESOURCES<br>CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION<p>Modern Agriculture: Its Effects on the Environment<p>by<p>Nancy M. Trautmann<br>and<br>Keith S. Porter<br>Center for …

What’s Wrong With Factory Farms?

Over the last two decades, small- and medium-scale farms raising animals for food have given way to factory farms that confine thousands of cows, …

Factory Farming Is Destroying Our Environment

I'm in!<p>According to the US Department of Agriculture nearly 10 BILLION animals are raised and killed for food each year in the United States alone. …

Does farm size influence environmental outcomes?

A widely-accepted justification for subsidising agriculture is that we need to prevent the emergence of the industrialised, mono-cultural agriculture …

5 Ways Factory Farming Is Killing the Environment - One Green Planet

Industrial agriculture is one of the most unsustainable practices of modern civilization. From start to finish, factory farming is responsible for …

Agriculture

Michigan man retraces Daniel Boone's famous trek to Kentucky

A Michigan man completed a 16-day journey Thursday that aimed to retrace the trail carved through Appalachia by famed frontiersman Daniel Boone.<p>Curtis Penix carried a 40-pound backpack on his journey of nearly 240 miles through the so-called Boone Trace. The trail started in Tennessee, wound into …

Hiking