Agriculture

Pigs Thrown From Slaughterhouse Truck Finally Get a Moment to Experience Life Outside a Factory Farm … and It’s Heartbreaking

Typically, getting into a car accident isn’t exactly something to be happy about. But if you’re a pig headed for slaughter, it can actually be a …

Pigs

No-Confidence Motion: Biggest of mob lynching was 1984 Sikh genocide, says Rajnath Singh

Countering Congress president Rahul Gandhi's attack during the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said those who …

India

Foodborne illness may be on the rise. Here's why

<b>(CNN) —</b> One child drank apple cider at a Connecticut farm, another a glass of juice during a road trip in Oregon; later, both were rushed to emergency rooms as they struggled for their lives. A middle-aged woman became sick more than a decade ago after enjoying a salad at a banquet hosted by a …

Public Health

'Hi, I'm a soybean': In trade war, China deploys cartoon legume to reach U.S. farmers

BEIJING (Reuters) - In the tense trade war with the United States, China's government has turned to an unlikely weapon: a cartoon bean.<p>"Hi, everybody. I am a soybean. I may not look like much, but I'm very important," says the animated character in a video posted on Friday on the website of China …

News (China)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers skewed view of farm trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries." Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce.<p>A look at his tweet Friday:<p>TRUMP: "Farmers have been on a downward trend for 15 …

Donald Trump

She taught kids about ‘cow Fitbits.’ Teen, dad die on way to her college orientation

Anna Teachman didn’t grow up on a farm but she loved watching the dairy cows at local fairs, so she joined 4-H.<p>She wrote not long ago about longing …

Washington State

Political, historical events of State echo in Lok Sabha

The current political events and history related to Karnataka echoed in the Lok Sabha on Friday during the daylong debate on the no-confidence motion …

India

Crop failure and bankruptcy threaten farmers as drought grips Europe

Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts in recent memory strengthens its grip.<p>States of emergency have been declared in Latvia and Lithuania, while the sun continues to bake Swedish fields that have received only …

Environment

Today’s Episode Of: Farmers Are F*cked Under Trump...

When will red state white trash learn that voting like a racist does not yield money in the bank or food at the table? Funny how these trumpanzees …

Iowa

Substation fire burned millions of dollars in Oregon wheat, just as harvest began

Oregon wheat growers were in their second week harvesting a bumper crop when the Substation fire broke out Tuesday afternoon, burning 70,000 acres in …

Farming

Twitter hilariously reacts to reports Michael Beasley will join LeBron and Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers’ latest move caused Twitter to erupt with jokes once again this summer. The Lakers and free agent Michael Beasley have agreed on a one-year deal, per <i>USA TODAY Sports</i>‘ Jeff Zillgitt.<p>That means Beasley, who is a former Heat teammate of LeBron James and has interesting thoughts …

Basketball

Trump Pegs Soy Downturn on `Bad' Trade When Weather's to Blame

President Donald Trump blamed a plunge in U.S. soybean prices on “bad (terrible) trade deals.” Mother Nature is really the culprit.<p>“Farmers have been …

Donald Trump

How NYC’s rooftops are used as recreational space

In a city that is bursting at the seams, rooftops function as important spaces for play<p>New York City is home to more than 1,700 public parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities, but with more than 8 million people clamoring for places to relax, getting creative with public space is necessary. …

Greenwich Village

Do we really need next-gen genetically modified foods to feed the world?

Companies are on the verge of selling lab-grown meat. The new products are touted as environmentally friendly, but is it what consumers want and …

Sustainability

Soybean farmer: We may not survive trade tensions with China

CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on how the U.S.-China trade war is affecting American soybean farmers.

Farming

8 Big Questions Fired by Rahul Gandhi at PM Modi in Lok Sabha - The Quint

Video Editor: Ashutosh Bharadwaj<p>During the no-confidence motion debate in the Lok Sabha on Friday, 20 July, Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched …

India

How Luxury Hotels And Restaurants In Developing Countries Fight Food Waste

If you've never considered what happens to the remnants of the fully loaded plate of enchiladas, chips and salsa you grab from the buffet at an all-inclusive Mexico resort, you might be in for a shock.<p>Mexico's Velas Vallarta produces a veritable ton of food waste each day, but rather than dumping …

Latino News

Our soaring love of meat is bad news for the planet

<b>The average amount of meat consumed per person globally has nearly doubled in the past 50 years, a trend with terrible consequences for environment,</b> …

Sustainability

Last survivor of an Amazon tribe caught on tape

The “Man of the Hole” is the last surviving member of an indigenous tribe in Brazil that was wiped out during an attack by encroaching farmers in …

Farming

Tailgate Market Report: Get gourmet ingredients from local farmers

Turn your at-home dinner into a gourmet feast without going to a restaurant by shopping at area farmers tailgate markets. Local farmers have unique …

Farmers Market

Trump suggests he’s ‘ready’ to impose tariffs on every Chinese import

President Trump suggested in a television interview broadcast Friday that he would be willing to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods imported by the United States, escalating his rhetoric in a trade war that has rattled both nations.<p>“I’m ready to go to 500,” Trump said during an interview on CNBC, …

Politics

A dietitian shares her secrets to getting the best produce at the farmers’ market

As someone who interviews wellness experts for a living and gets a first look at healthy brands before they hit shelves, I consider myself a pretty …

Lifestyle

Panel sidelines Gov. Kasich order on Lake Erie algae for study

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A panel largely appointed by Republican Gov. John Kasich has delayed immediate action on his executive order intensifying …

Lake Erie

As aphids spread in central Minnesota, soybean farmers face pesticide dilemma

One insecticide works but causes problems in the state’s water, the other isn’t working.

Pest Control

As wheat harvest heads to parched north, Europe braces for more losses

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's grain market is bracing for more downgrades to the size of this year's wheat crop as harvesting reaches the northern regions that have been worst hit by exceptional drought and heat since spring.<p>Germany, the European Union's second-largest wheat grower, has been a focus …

Environment

Maharashtra: Now, individual farmer, not family, can avail loan waiver of Rs 1.5 lakh

“The government has taken the decision to give loan waiver up to Rs 1.5 lakh to individual farmers instead of a family as a unit,” Minister for …

India News

24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Carolyn Kaster / AP<p>Life-sized cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are displayed by advocacy group Avaaz, on the southeast lawn of the …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Living off the land becoming popular in Newfoundland and Labrador

When the price of milk in Newfoundland and Labrador increased by 50 cents several years ago, Lisa McBride’s husband, Steve, joked that they should …

Farming

Over sorghum salad, U.S. farmers and Chinese buyers chew on trade

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chinese importers of the livestock feed sorghum feasted on tabbouleh salad and chipotle tortillas made with the U.S. grain at a Texas barbecue this week, as farmers try to woo buyers in the middle of an escalating U.S.-China trade war.<p>The delegation heads to Kansas next week for …

Forestry

Vanilla Prices Are Skyrocketing! We Found Out Why.

Vanilla prices are on the rise. What's to blame? Culprits include the extremely labor-intensive methods needed to grow and harvest this popular …

Cooking