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Dead Lawyers and Dying Young People

Don McNay | Posted 09.14.2013 | Celebrity
Don McNay

"Though it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night" -Jim Steinman (song by Meat Loaf and later the cast of Glee) My first news on Sunday was seeing...

Eat Goats To Save Them: Help Dairy Farmers Give A Better End Life To Baby Male Goats (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.09.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Baby boy goats often have a very different fate than female goats on goat dairy farms. Find out what No Goat Left Behind is doing to change that.

Manure Pit Deaths Ruled Accidental

Posted 05.26.2012 | DC

The man and his two teenage sons found dead in a manure pit at a Maryland dairy farm died accidentally, according to the Office of the Chief Medical E...

3 Dairy Workers Found Dead In Manure Pit

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

KENNEDYVILLE, Md. -- Maryland authorities are trying to find out how a man and his two teenage sons fell into a manure pit and died at the dairy farm ...

The Death of Economic Liberty and the Birth of Crony Capitalism

Trevor Burrus | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Trevor Burrus

The history of crony capitalism didn't begin when big businesses and billionaires began spending fortunes on lobbying and campaign contributions. It began when the New Deal-era Supreme Court stopped protecting fundamental economic liberties guaranteed by the Constitution.

WATCH: How One Farm Will Keep Going After Hurricane Irene

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.27.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I didn't have time to think about being scared." On August 28th, hundreds of farms in upstate New York were destroyed by massive floods caused by Hu...

Illinois EPA Moves to Protect Apple River From Massive Sewage Lagoon

Jack Darin | Posted 11.12.2011 | Chicago
Jack Darin

Local residents, Sierra Club, and our allies working to protect a headwater stream in the beautiful Apple River watershed from being converted to a manure storage lagoon have won a major victory.

Brooklyn Farms, Then and Now

Matthew Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Wills

In 1879, Queens and Kings Counties were the top two counties in market garden production in the U.S. As late as 1959, Kings Country produced 325,324 gallons of milk from 147 cows.

Jenna Dewan Tatum Bares All for PETA

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

The creature is otherworldly with the face of a Botticelli and the curvy, sinewy body of a reptile. Jenna Dewan Tatum -- dancer, actress, wife of Channing Tatum -- is also an animal rights activist featured in a just-released ad by PETA.

Conklin Dair Farm Abuse Update: No Charges For Farm Owner Gary Conklin

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The Associated Press: MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The owner of a central Ohio farm won't face charges in connection with a video showing cattle being bea...

Biography of a Pork Chop: David Kirby's Animal Factory, and the Not-So-Hidden Costs of Cheap Food

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kurt Michael Friese

Here in Iowa we have an event called RAGBRAI - The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa - the oldest, largest and longest non-competitive...

Conklin Dairy Video Shows Dairy Cows Being Violently Abused, Says Mercy For Animals (VIDEO)

AP / Huffington Post | By MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

CLEVELAND (AP/Huffington Post)-- An animal welfare group said Tuesday that a graphic video it secretly recorded shows workers at a dairy farm beating ...

Widow To Keep Farm After Husband's Cow Massacre, Suicide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

COPAKE, N.Y. — The widow of a New York dairy farmer who methodically slaughtered 51 cows before taking his own life says she wants to figure out...

NY FarmNet Helps Distressed Dairy Farmers

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Huck Heintz has spent a busy year providing free financial consulting to dairy farmers in upstate New York. With milk selling fo...

Cow With White Cross On Forehead Considered Divine By Some

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

STERLING, Conn. — A holy cow perhaps? Or maybe a divine bovine? A calf born at a dairy farm in Sterling last week has a white marking on its for...

Flat Screen TVs And Waterbeds: The Good Life Of One Dairy Farmer's Cows

AP | JAMES BELTRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — When it comes to comfort, Kirk Christie's cows have it all _ a new barn, a flat-screen television and waterbeds. That's beca...