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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
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
How to Use Goats and Sheep to Clear Brush

Three things to consider before bringing home a herd.

Brian Barth
June 6, 2019
50-Year-Old Semen Still Works

Works pretty well, too.

Dan Nosowitz
March 29, 2019
Yep, Dairy Cows Really Love Water Beds

And more bedtime is good for them.

Dan Nosowitz
March 20, 2019
Someone In California Keeps Stealing Goats

The damage? An estimated $27,000.

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2019
Meet the Asian Jumping Worm, the Farmer’s New Threat

We mostly think of worms as good for agriculture. Not these guys.

Dan Nosowitz
March 13, 2019