Pumpkin Farms Adapt to Improve Soil, Lower Emissions
This Thanksgiving, your pumpkin pie might have a lower carbon footprint. Farmers in central Illinois who supply 85% of the world’s canned pumpkin are adopting regenerative techniques to reduce emissions, attract bees and other pollinators and improve soil health.
Over 120K Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Over Possible E. Coli Contamination
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said more than 120,000 pounds of ground beef products have been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.
Agencies: Avian Flu Found in Birds at Indiana Turkey Farm
Federal and state agencies say a strain of avian flu that can cause high mortality rates among birds has been confirmed at a commercial turkey farm in southern Indiana.