AGW’s Sustainable Farming magazine is the world’s leading magazine for sustainable livestock production.
Published four times a year, each issue covers a wide range of topics including technical advice, animal husbandry and market developments, as well as thought-provoking articles and opinions.
Farmers and ranchers in any of AGW’s certification programs receive complimentary copies of the magazine in the mail. But anyone can subscribe to receive a free online copy every quarter – sign up here.
Sustainable Farming magazine incorporates the former AWA Newsletter.
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Summer 2019 (Volume 4 Issue 3)
News: A Bug’s Life – Parasites Under The Microscope; Managing Bison; Love Your Label; Methane Research
Opinion: A Change of Heart
Cover feature: A Bug’s Life – Parasites Under The Microscope
Technical: Nature’s Efficiency
Technical: A Pesky Problem
Technical: Green Diets
Meet the Farmer: Sylvan Farm in Saluda, SC
Spring 2019 (Volume 4 Issue 2)
News: Fake Moos!; Eat-Lancet Exposed; Biodiversity Survey; Mind, Body and Welfare
Opinion: A Dangerous Diet?
Cover feature: A Convenient Untruth
Technical: Climate Politics and Vegan Wars
Technical: Great Food Transition or Great Mistake?
Technical: Mind Over Matter
Technical: Pecking Order
Meet the Farmer: Gothberg Farms LLC in Bow, WA
Winter 2019 (Volume 4 Issue 1)
News: Cry Fowl; A perspective on pain in animals; Assessing welfare lameness in cattle; AGW in South Africa
Opinion: Perfect Timing
Cover feature: Cry Fowl
Technical: Pain Management
Technical: Assessing Welfare: A New Approach
Technical: Best Hoof Forward
Technical: The Good Shepherd
Meet the Farmer: Blue Pepper Farm in Jay, NY
Fall 2018 (Volume 3 Issue 3)
News: Agroforestry in Action; Castrating Cattle; Launching AGW Europe; Collaborative Marketing
Opinion: Farming Across the Pond
Cover feature: Trees Company Agroforestry in Action
Technical: Castrating Cattle
Technical: The Bigger Picture
Technical: Thinking Pig
Technical: Supply and Demand
Meet the Farmer: M&M Farms in Rudy, Arkansas
Spring/Summer 2018 (Volume 3 Issue 2)
News: We’re Celebrating 10 Years; “Highest Impact” Logo; Getting Social; Alternative Therapies
Opinion: Realistic Solutions
Cover feature: We’re Celebrating 10 Years
Technical: Get Social
Technical: More Health, Less Disease
Technical: A Record for Success
Technical: No Kidding
Meet the Farmer: Fouch Farms in Mariposa, CA
Winter 2018 (Volume 3 Issue 1)
News: ‘Fake News’ Clouds Sustainable Debate; World Cheese Award; New QR Packing Codes
Opinion: Antibiotic-Free Labeling
Cover feature: A Bitter Harvest The Workers Sidelined by Sustainability
Technical: Fit or Fat? Body Condition Scoring
Technical: The Power of Point of Sale
Technical: Johne’s Disease Wipe Off The Map
Technical: A Welcome Boost
Meet the Farmer: Ferme au bonheur des prés in Québec, Canada
News: Grassfed beef report to chew over, Top cheese awards, Antibiotic alternatives, New AGW member program
Opinion: Farm marketing sin
Cover feature: The world under our feet – Simple steps for managing soil
Technical: The living soil
Technical: Farming carbon
Technical: The beating heart of sustainable farming
Technical: Love litter
Certification News: No small change
Meet the Farmer: Shepherd’s Cross Inc. in Claremore, OK
News: Taxing Meat, New AGW Merchandise, Standards Review
Opinion: You’ve earned it . . . Use it!
Cover feature: Wrong Target – Why a broad meat tax misses the point.
Discussion: Farming can be dangerous work
Technical: Slaughter plants needed
Technical: Pigs in space
Meet the Farmer: Windy N Ranch in Ellensburg, WA
News: New AWA logo; AWA Wins Institution of the Year; New Farm Certification Guide…
Opinion: Beware Greenwashing, warns Urvashi Rangan
Cover feature: Pig Breeding: Do you know what you’re buying?
Discussion: Beef production: The Bigger Picture
Technical: Lameness In Sheep
Technical: Managing Parasites
Meet the Farmer: Working Cows Dairy in Slocomb, Alabama
News: New grassfed dairy label; National cheese award winners; Consumer welfare concerns, confusion
Opinion: The resurgence of family farms?
Discussion: Agricultural apprenticeships: what’s involved for a host farm or ranch?
Technical: Best practice advice on food safety for farmers’ market stalls
Technical: Planning for a food recall
Technical: External parasites in cattle—prevention and control
Meet the Farmer: The Glos family in New York
… and more!
Opinion: Grazing ruminants will play a vital role in feeding the world
Discussion: Could quality mutton production represent a new opportunity?
Technical: A new approach to antibiotic treatment for mastitis
Technical: Preventing heat stress in pigs
Technical: What are the benefits of Farm Health Plans?
Meet the Farmer: The Lohofs in Montana
… and more