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Thanks to Swine Fever, Pork Is Wildly Expensive in China

Pork is a very, very big deal in China. China consumes roughly half of the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
No Lambs to the Slaughter?

An Ohio professor has been waging a campaign to try to force a college to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 11, 2019
Livestock Superpowers: Farm Animals’ Most Spectacular Traits

Farm animals have some astonishing talents bordering on superpowers. Take pigs. Despite their reputation for... (more)

David Wilson
September 7, 2019
On Swarms and Stings

The following is an excerpt from “Dancing with Bees” by Brigit Strawbridge Howard. This book... (more)

Brigit Strawbridge Howard
September 3, 2019
Chicago Neighborhood Elects Goat

In a wild upset, a farm animal has defeated many cats and dogs to earn... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2019
Is a Farm Stay with Rescue Animals Your Idea of Heaven?

The year 2019 is the year of the pig, and we speculate that it’s also... (more)

Rachael Roth
July 29, 2019
These Are the Eight Most Expensive Venoms in the World

Milking a cobra may sound insane, but commercial venom extraction can be rewarding for its... (more)

David Wilson
July 27, 2019
FDA Highlights 16 Fancy Dog Food Brands Associated With Heart Disease

Last year, the FDA began investigating a potential link between some dog food—most labeled “grain-free”—and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 24, 2019
Meet the Man Who Wants to Convince Every Kid in America to...

Brady Lowe’s mind is swimming with ideas. There’s the Piggy Bank Farm in Missouri, where... (more)

Elisabeth Sherman
July 22, 2019
Low Vitamin D Levels? Shine a Black Light on Some Chickens

Ultraviolet lights could be the secret to high-vitamin eggs. If they’re safe.

Dan Nosowitz
July 17, 2019
Honey Bee Colony Losses Are Most in 13 Years

“We don’t seem to be making particularly great progress to reduce overall losses.”

Dan Nosowitz
June 28, 2019