A giant snow goose population is destroying the birds' breeding grounds in the arctic and subarctic. Largely to blame? Farmland creating a flyway cafeteria for the birds as they migrate to and from Canada.
Dangerous Jobs, Cheat Meat part 1: When Ralph Horner was killed in a meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado, he became just the latest to fall victim while working in a dangerous industry. The workplace for the hundreds of thousands of people who prepare our beef, pork and poultry is a hazardous place.
Every spring farmers and ranchers intentionally burn their fields to jumpstart the natural process of renewal. But those fires can be dangerous. That’s why researchers in Nebraska are designing a new drone that starts fires, and it may help protect people and the environment.
Schools across the U.S. served more than 5 billion meals in the national school lunch program to millions of students last year. Each one of the meals has to meet federal rules for nutrition. Now, those rules are up for debate and Congress could impose changes on the cafeteria.