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Ex-Husband Busted In Manure-Based Revenge Prank

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weird News

Hell hath no fury like a woman husband scorned -- especially one with a tractor and ready access to manure. Such was the case in Sainte-Émélie-de...

This Maryland County Smells Like...

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Stan Fultz | Posted 05.18.2013 | DC

What is that smell? Spring work has begun on most farms across the county and that can only mean one thing for our dairy and livestock farms. You gues...

The Chesapeake's Manure Problem

Karen Steuer | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Karen Steuer

What do 2,700 plant species, 525 species of fin and shell-fish and more than 17 million people have in common? They are all residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Dung Beetles' Poop Preferences Revealed

Posted 04.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/13/2012 03:56 PM EDT on LiveScience Dung beetles prefer the smelliest poop they can fin...

Where Have All the Farms Gone?

Karen Steuer | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Karen Steuer

Long gone are the iconic scenes of American landscapes dotted with family farms and red barns. Most of these have been replaced by industrialized facilities controlled by large corporations that rely on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

Feeding Our Families and Our Farmers

Mike Callicrate | Posted 12.02.2011 | Food
Mike Callicrate

In the last 30 years, 90 percent of our pork producers, more than 80 percent of our dairymen, and more than 40 percent of our ranchers have been driven out of business. Is this what we want?

Momentum Against Factory Farms Makes Headlines

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The Humane Society of the United States announced that a federal judge has ordered a trial in a federal legal case we brought against a polluting egg factory farm in the Central Valley of California.

St. Charles School's Music Booster Club To Sell Alpaca Manure

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. CHARLES, Ill. — The music booster club at Central Community Unit School District 301 in St. Charles isn't bothering with bake sales and car ...

Massive Gas Bubbles Sprout From Manure On Dairy Farms

The Wall Street Journal | LAUREN ETTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WINCHESTER, Ind.--Like many of his neighbors, farmer Tony Goltstein has to deal with the aftermath of the dairy bubble. But besides his mounting fi...

Rwanda: Healing with Livestock

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Recovery is a word you hear a lot in Rwanda. Recovery -- and healing -- are also things I heard a lot about during my visit with Heifer International Rwanda. "Heifer is helping a recovery process."

Biomass Energy From Manure, Bad Eggs Catching On In Washington

Seattle Times | Rami Grunbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Green power" comes out of the Qualco Energy biomass digester south of Monroe's suburban sprawl, but what goes in is runny, steamy and brown in the mo...

Life Cycle: Greening the Other White Meat

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Large, corporate pig farms are home to deep vats of untold tons of pig crap, called "lagoons," which regularly overflow or seep past inadequate lining into the earth.