posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:11 PM
FRESNO, Calif (AP) -- The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed.
posted on May 25, 2007 at 8:05 PM
In Indiana an operation has literally gone underground to produce genetically modified crops.
posted on July 7, 2006 at 8:07 PM
As demand for livestock veterinarians continues to grow, experts are worried that there won't be enough new vets to cover the nation's needs.
posted on March 3, 2006 at 8:03 PM
A study of older men in the Netherlands indicates those who ate the equivalent of one-third of a chocolate bar every day had lower blood pressure and a 50% reduced risk of death.
posted on December 9, 2005 at 8:12 PM
Biopharming may not be the money-making crop many farmers were hoping.
posted on November 11, 2005 at 8:11 PM
A unique program teaches rescue personnel how to handle emergencies from behind the farm gate to where farm and city meet.
posted on July 1, 2005 at 8:07 PM
A group called the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine plans to file a lawsuit accusing the U.S dairy industry and several food companies of falsely claiming that dairy consumption can help people lose weight.
posted on April 15, 2005 at 8:04 PM
Veterinary officials predict a shortage of large animal veterinarians as vet school students focus on small animal practices.
posted on December 17, 2004 at 8:12 PM
The USDA is being asked to immediately stop allowing outdoor production of genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops until a new system of growing the crops is developed that will not contaminate the nation's food supply.
posted on October 1, 2004 at 8:10 PM
It's an emerging biotech field but it's not food or feed. It's for pharmaceutical market and medical foods.
posted on April 5, 2002 at 8:04 PM