Livestock


Organic Livestock Class

Shelby Dukes, Animal Husbandry Coordinator at Rodale Institute, educated the class on both organic chicken and organic hog production. The group learned the process of raising chickens for eggs and how to humanely raise organic pork. These classes helped the … Continued

Raising Pigs Outdoors Provides Many Benefits to Livestock & Farmers

This article originally ran in the fall 2017 issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary issue of New Farm twice per year. Click here to sign up! Hog Heaven: Raising … Continued

Organic Farming Certificate Program has a new Course

NEW ORGANIC AG COURSE AT DELVAL UNIVERSITY Organic Livestock Management course available in Fall 2017  In the Fall semester of 2017, Delaware Valley University, an interdisciplinary college located in Doylestown, PA, will offer its second organic agriculture course since 2007. … Continued

Integrating Livestock Project Tests Concern of Potential Human Pathogens in Organic Meat

Researchers at Rodale Institute, Iowa State University, and the University of Minnesota are in the third year of a four-year project titled “Integrating Crops and Livestock in a Systems Approach to Enhance Organic Farm Stability, Safety and Resilience.” Funded by … Continued