Animals

No Zoom for Cows: Cattle Prefer In-Person Interactions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to get used to communicating across a distance,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 24, 2020
OPINION: Farmers Need More Meat Processing Options

For Pennsylvania rancher Michael Kovach, the lack of slaughter facilities near his farm has been... (more)

Rob Larew
October 23, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride Will Pay $110 Million Settlement in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

Earlier this month, poultry officials were indicted on charges of price fixing in the chicken... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 21, 2020
Cow Cuddling is the Latest Wellness Trend on the Rise

In these turbulent times, we’re all looking for ways to de-stress. Some have taken up... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 20, 2020
What Does Agriculture Have to do With Zoonotic Diseases?

The way food travels from farm to table can have substantial implications on everything from... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 19, 2020
Mink Farming Leads to Political Chaos in Poland

Earlier this year, a documentary about the mink farming industry in Poland was released to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2020
Food and Farming Books We’re Reaching for This Fall

The Secret Life of Groceries After taking aim at Bikram Yoga in his first book,... (more)

Modern Farmer
October 5, 2020
Scientists Say ‘Murder Hornets’ Could Spread Down West Coast

They’re ruthless creatures with the capacity to tear through a hive of honey bees in... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 29, 2020
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
September 16, 2020