May 1, 2012|
May 2012's selection of notable quotes
April 26, 2012|
A new meta-analysis of farming practices suggests that traditional methods of cultivating food plants result in heftier harvests than do organic strategies.
April 25, 2012|
Chinese scientists claim to have cloned a lamb carrying a roundworm gene that aids in the production of polyunsaturated fatty acids.
April 6, 2012|
Researchers find evidence of illegal use of antibiotics in poultry products.
April 1, 2012|
Low-dose antibiotics in animal feed fuel drug-resistance in human infectious diseases.
March 6, 2012|
A fungal disease that is plaguing banana plants around the world originated in South East Asia.
January 6, 2012|
The agency has limited the use of antibiotics in farm animals.
November 13, 2011|
A new model of sheep farming shows that genetic changes can help lower methane production, leading to lower greenhouse gas emission.
October 31, 2011|
Nuptial arrangements between members of African farming communities could have influenced the genetic diversity of the staple crop cassava.
October 21, 2011|
Inadequate poultry immunization programs may cause higher mutations rates in the bird flu virus, rendering the vaccine ineffective and increasing the threat of cross-species transmission.