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Post-Hurricane Mosquitoes Are Killing Cattle in Louisiana

Hurricane Laura, which reached Louisiana on August 26th, has been one of the most destructive... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Elon Musk Company Implants Chip in Pig’s Brain

Among tech billionaire Elon Musk’s many projects is a smallish one called Neuralink, which is... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 5, 2020
Which Farm Animals Can Catch COVID-19?

COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. But what about the lives of the animals... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 3, 2020
Cow Yoga Embroiled in Controversy From Hindu Organization

Ever since “goat yoga” became a multinational trend, other livestock and farm animals have joined... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 28, 2020
Chinese Entrepreneurs Develop Facial Recognition Software for Livestock

Compared to humans, squirmy pigs and fidgety cows might not make ideal photography subjects, but... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 26, 2020
Painting Eyes On Cows’ Butts Can Scare Away Predators

What do you get when you paint a pair of eyes on a cow’s butt?... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 23, 2020
A 17-Year Journey to Homegrown Beluga Caviar

It’s a rare, but sought after delicacy, packed with flavors reminiscent of the ocean and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 22, 2020
Mail Disruption is Killing Chicks

Democracy isn’t the only thing postal delays are endangering during the pandemic. Poultry experts say... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 20, 2020
USDA to Buy, Distribute $30 Million Worth of Gulf Shrimp

The seafood industry in the United States is a very odd one. The country has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 13, 2020
JBS Plant Takeover Leaves Uncertainty for Western Sheep Farmers

Henry Etcheverry has watched his livelihood slowly deteriorate over the past few months. He strains... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 8, 2020
Study Finds Bee Population Decline is Hurting Fruit Yields

It’s widely known, at this point, that many crops rely on bee pollination. But not... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 1, 2020