posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:15 PM
The plan sets conservation goals, outlines ways to share water during droughts and suggests ways to preserve the environment, recreation and agriculture while accommodating rapid population growth.
posted on November 13, 2015 at 4:17 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday it saw "completely unacceptable" actions depicted on an animal welfare group's undercover video from a Minnesota slaughterhouse that supplies Hormel Foods.
posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
posted on March 2, 2012 at 6:40 PM
A bill making it illegal to apply for a job in a farming operation under false pretenses is close to becoming law in one of the nation’s largest livestock and commodity production states.
posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:06 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Efforts to outlaw the undercover recording of animal abuse in livestock operations appear to have stalled in Iowa and other states in the face of complaints that the proposals were intended primarily to protect the...
posted on April 1, 2011 at 3:04 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a bill aimed at preventing animal rights activists from getting hired on farms to secretly record what they believe is the mistreatment of livestock.
posted on March 18, 2011 at 2:03 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to produce...
posted on January 30, 2009 at 8:01 PM
LINCOLN, Neb (AP) - Videos of livestock operations have been added to the new Web site of the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska.
posted on November 28, 2008 at 8:11 PM
LEWISBURG, W.Va (AP) -- Global poultry grower Aviagen Inc said Wednesday it has suspended a supervisor and would investigate a video released by an animal rights group that appears to show horrific abuse of turkeys at the company's West Virginia...