Press Coverage

This is an archive of some recent important news releases and press coverage with valuable content. More releases and links will be added as they are archived. These links contain interesting facts about heritage breeds and the work of The Livestock Conservancy. The links are organized chronologically, with the most recent at the top of this page.

October 12, 2015 - How Did the Chicken Cross the World? (BBC Radio)

September 17, 2015 - Henricus Historical Park Adds Period-Perfect Pig (Richmond Times Dispatch)

August, 2015 - North American Poultry Census

August 18, 2015 - Livestock Conservancy conserves the past to save the future (Fox)

June 1, 2015 - How "Meat Banks" Are Helping Farmers Preserve Precious Livestock (Smithsonian Magazine)

May 8, 2015 - Week of Awareness Focuses on Endangered Farm Animals

April 24, 2015 - These Animals Might Go Extinct Because No One Wants To Eat Them (NPR)

April 24, 2015 - North Carolina Now - Successful farmers teach students (8:35 to 17:30) (PBS)

April 15, 2015 - Traditional farm, ranch breeds in serious decline (Dallas Morning News)

March 24, 2015 - Lose Your Job, Become Extinct (Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners)

December 9, 2014 - 2013/2014 Annual Programs Report

October 8, 2014 - The Livestock Conservancy Receives Sustainability Award from Ford Motor Company

June 21, 2014 - The Livestock Conservancy hosts National Workshop to Teach Veterans About Heritage Breed Agriculture

May 14, 2014 - Dr. Phillip Sponenberg, Virginia Tech - Fainting Goats (Northeast Public Radio)

May 11, 2014 - Maine Farmers Preserve Endangered Farm Animals (Maine Public Radio)

November 23, 2013 - An Effort To Preserve Heritage Turkey Breeds (NPR)

August 26, 2013 - National Nonprofit Changes Name, Looks to Expand Membership

July, 2012 - 2012 Conservation Priority List