Countryfile: “Hypocrisy!” Viewers outraged at farmer’s wish to get rid of sea eagles

Countryfile presenter Tom Heap was finding out more about the reintroduction of sea eagles to the UK’s countryside in today’s episode of the BBC show. The white tailed eagle, also known as the sea eagle, was hunted to extinction in the United Kingdom by the early 20th century but in the early 1970s, new populations […]

Riverdale Recap: Farmers Only

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Riverdale recap here. We got to spend some quality time with The Farm’s leader Edgar Evernever this week on Riverdale… and for a dangerous cult leader, he is “a yummy snack,” isn’t he? When The Farm welcomes the town to an open house, Betty takes a tour of the premises […]

‘Great Gatsby’ Bollywood star spends $500k to relieve 1,400 farmers of debt

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has dipped into his own funds to pay off the debts of almost 1,400 farmers whose livelihoods were rocked by a prolonged period of drought. Read more The veteran actor, who is undeniably one of the most popular Indian artists having starred in almost 190 films in his 50-year-career, has cancelled […]

American farmers grapple with falling prices and sinking incomes

A CALM USUALLY descends on America’s farm belt in November. Combines have mostly finished churning across fields; trucks have hauled crops to grain elevators; and farmers retreat to their living rooms to rest. This year, at least by one measure, they should feel particularly content. Randy Sims, a hog-and-grain farmer in western Illinois, produced 75 […]

Farmers in Asia's Golden Triangle Seek a Coffee High

On a misty, cold day in Laos’ highlands, former opium farmer Bounsee Lorleuxai sips a three-in-one instant coffee. For years, that was the best he could do if he wanted the drink. Now he’s planning to switch to growing coffee himself, and the days of the three-in-one are numbered. “One day I hope to test […]

After watching their dog die ‘a painful death,’ owners want ban on strychnine used by Sask., Alta. farmers

Strychnine is used by farmers under provincial oversight to control the ground squirrel and northern pocket gopher population. But dog owners and others want them to ban strychnine for use on gophers due to the effect it has on other animals — something Health Canada is considering.

Danish Wine, Anyone? How Climate Change Is Helping Farmers

OZY and Chase Sapphire Reserve® are working together to take you on a unique global adventure. Be the first to uncover hidden gems, and find travel tips that are sure to inspire your next exploration. Fredrik Andersson’s family has run a farm in Arboga, Sweden, for three generations. It’s only in recent years that the […]