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Chicken Scratch: a Profile of Farmer Focus

From Meating Place Chicken scratch: a profile of Farmer Focus By Tom Johnston on 2/2/2024 The long-sleeved, full-length smock, helmet and hairnet aren’t doing much to help Millie Munguia. In the surgery room-sterile confines of Farmer Focus’s new chicken packaging plant in Harrisonburg, Va., she’s cold — almost shivering. She can’t wait to get back …

Cage-Free vs. Free Range—and Other Egg Carton Labels—Explained

With eggs at super-high prices, you want to make sure you’re getting what you think you’re paying for By Trisha Calvo, January 31, 2023 High prices have hit nearly every aisle in the supermarket, but arguably no price hike has caused as much chatter as the cost of a dozen eggs. Prices jumped 60 percent …

Ethical livestock-farming a growing trend in Vietnam

From Vietnamnet Global | 09/12/2022 In addition to standards in hygiene, the livestock industry is having to pursue ethical standards while the food processing industry has set stricter rules for materials.It took Vinh Thanh Dat Company one year to obtain the Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) certification. The global certificate is about ethical practices in …

What Does a Certified Humane® Label Mean for a Farm?

By Surfing Goat Dairy Jun 30, 2021 | Original Post When a farm is Certified Humane®, it has met certain standards for animal care and welfare. An organization called Humane Farm Animal Care is responsible for setting these standards and awarding their label to properties that provide humane treatment to the animals being raised. Learn about some of the criteria …

What keeps Redwood Hill Farm still thriving after all these years

From The Press Democrat published January 5, 2021 Written by Diane Peterson Link to original article Editor’s note: As part of a series on the Sonoma County dairy community, here we profile Redwood Hill Farm in Sebastopol, which for more than 50 years has produced high-quality goat milk products in a sustainable, humane manner. For …

Gardens of the Cross Timbers: Girls on Grass

From The Shawnee News-Star Gardens of the Cross Timbers: Girls on Grass Becky Emerson Carlberg Contributing writer Published January 9th, 2021 De-decorated the tree on Wednesday while listening to Mannheim Steamroller’s “Christmas in the Aire.” The little fir was still supple and lost few needles. This was the sad part. The festive season was about …