A clear solution for farmers – Farm Yard Infrastructure

the farm yards the hub of the farm but it can also be the place where there’s the biggest threat of pollution Catchment Sensitive Farming gives farmers support and financial help towards improvements that can make our waters cleaner and safer David Mitchum’s a mixed farmer in Devon and for him, containing animals as well […]

Bavaria | Tradition and progress – Cattle farming

I’m sure that livestock sometimes think that we humans must be off our rockers. But as a farmer, there’s nothing better than successfully bringing together tradition and progress. My name is Josef Müller. Our 80 Braunvieh cows produce high-quality dairy and meat produce – – thanks to modern technology and livestock-friendly traditions. Of course, with […]

Eco Travel – Visiting A Goat Farm in Ireland

Hi. I am Shawna Coronado and today I am in Ireland. Wow! This is so cool. And I am standing right in one of the greenest spots ever on earth. It is so beautiful here. Glenisk is bringing me to these farms to show me a little bit about how they are being more environmentally-centered. […]

Fairfield Farm, Williamstown, Mass. | No-till and Soil Health

This is Fairfield Dairy Farm. It’s been a family farm for five generations. It’s about 400 acres of hay ground, two hundred and twenty acres of corn, hoping to go to 250 this year. Got a slurry store, so it’s spring and fall application. We strive for five cuttings a year on the hay ground. […]

Intensive Dairy Farming – Is this the way to do it? (BBC Countryfile)

The Midwest. Farming on an industrial scale here is a way of life. Back home there are controversial plans to copy the American model to build the biggest dairy we’ve ever seen in the UK, where thousands of cows will be milked around the clock. I’ve come to the States to see what’s in store […]

BC Milk | Inspired by Farmers | Mark Ricka & Robert Belcham

We’re always constantly trying to find the best quality ingredients for the restaurants. 99% of the time that comes from our own backyard. How are ya? Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you too. You know there’s something to be said about working hard, and taking time and doing something right. It definitely makes […]

How industrial farming techniques can breed superbugs

JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: our special series Stopping Superbugs. This week science correspondent, Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman tag-team again for a look at how the use of antibiotics in livestock can lead to unhealthy, even dangerous outcomes. Miles begins at a Missouri pig farm, as part of our weekly science series, Leading […]