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June 19, 2020
India-China Himalayan standoff deadly for cashmere herds
Antagonisms between Indian and Chinese troops high in the Himalayas are taking a dire toll on traditional goat herds that ...
June 11, 2020
Meatpacking rebounds but high prices and backlogs to persist
Meat production has rebounded from its low point during the coronavirus pandemic when dozens of plants were closed, but ...
May 30, 2020
Slaughterhouses reopen but farmers still euthanizing pigs
Meatpacking plants that had to briefly close due to coronavirus outbreaks have been back up and running for weeks, but ...
May 25, 2020
Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy
As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it ...
May 24, 2020
The Latest: Montana outbreak tied to Schwab country club
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, ...
May 22, 2020
FDA says cows may have caused E. coli lettuce contamination
Outbreaks of E. coli illness that sickened 188 people who ate romaine lettuce grown in California probably came from cattle ...
May 13, 2020
US meat exports surge as industry struggles to meet demand
U.S. meat exports are surging even as the industry is struggling to meet domestic demand because of coronavirus outbreaks at ...
May 05, 2020
Coronavirus cuts 'deep scars' through meatpacking cities
As the coronavirus spread from the nation’s meatpacking plants to the broader communities where they are located, it burned ...
May 01, 2020
Healthy pigs being killed as meatpacking backlog hits farms
After spending two decades raising pigs to send to slaughterhouses, Dean Meyer now faces the mentally draining, physically ...
April 23, 2020
Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry
Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for ...
April 21, 2020
US pork farmers panic as virus ruins hopes for great year
After enduring extended trade disputes and worker shortages, U.S. hog farmers were poised to finally hit it big this year ...
April 14, 2020
Virus closes some meat plants, raising fears of shortages
Some massive meat processing plants have closed at least temporarily because their workers were sickened by the new ...
April 13, 2020
Volunteers feed hungry animals at Nepal's revered shrine
When COVID-19 came to Nepal, attention turned to an unlikely group of victims: hundreds of monkeys, cows and pigeons.
April 10, 2020
Industry scrambles to stop fatal bird flu in South Carolina
An infectious and fatal strain of bird flu has been confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in South Carolina, the first case ...
April 02, 2020
Virus lockdown changes how Hindus celebrate holy period
Rukmani Sharma fears the virus that has turned the world upside down. But as a devout Hindu, she also fears for her soul.
March 20, 2020
Tulips from Amsterdam? Not in times of coronavirus crisis
The pots of chrysanthemums stacked in Henk van der Slot’s barn in the Netherlands bulb fields were supposed to decorate St.
February 22, 2020
India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as Trump visits
American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, the world’s seventh-biggest economy ...
February 20, 2020
Authorities: Virginia farmer holds goat thief at gunpoint
AVirginia man held a suspect who was trying to steal goats from his farm at gunpoint until authorities could arrive to make ...
February 14, 2020
San Diego aquarium breeds rare weedy sea dragon in captivity
A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that ...
February 02, 2020
In fight to survive, US dairy farmers look for any tech edge
At Rosendale Dairy, each of the 9,000 cows has a microchip implanted in an ear that workers can scan with smartphones for ...
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