Countryfile returned to BBC One this evening and those watching at home tuned in to see Tom Heap on a quest to find out what the UK’s beef industry had to do in order to survive following a decrease in profit last year. From discussing vegan and vegetarian alternatives, to the prices beef farmers were […]
The rumoured minimization of meats and dairy in Canada’s new food guide has some producers concerned it could cause a blow to their industries and negative health effects to boot.
Mysterious ticks from Asia that can carry a deadly virus and drain cattle of their blood are now in the US — and efforts to kill them are failing
Shutterstock/MR.AUKID PHUMSIRICHA Last November, an Icelandic sheep in New Jersey was found to be covered by Haemaphysalis longicornis or East Asian longhorned ticks. These ticks can carry a deadly virus known as SFTS and may also be able to transmit Lyme Disease and other pathogens. The ticks survived the winter and have survived efforts to […]
An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle that is spread by flies that feed on eyeball lubrication, U.S. government researchers said on Monday.
There’s a 30-person college in the California desert where students work off their tuition on a cattle ranch — and it produces Rhodes Scholars and Pulitzer Prize winners
Deep Springs College Facebook Deep Springs College is a two-year school with only 12 to 15 students per class. Student attend for free, but must work 20 hours a week to pay their way. Students hold jobs on the farm and ranch, and cook, clean, and maintain vehicles. Deep Springs College is a tiny 30-person-or-less […]
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