Cows

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

Chick-Fil-A Is Getting Rid Of Popular Cow Calendars After 20 Years, And Fans Aren’t Happy About It

Chick-Fil-A is putting their cows to rest – literally. The fast food franchise is retiring their cow calendars after 20 long years. They will phase …

Chick-fil-A

The government wants to ban soy and nut milks from being called 'milk' — here's why

Tim Boyle/Getty<p><b>The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) might ban soy, almond, and other non-dairy milk producers from referring to their</b> …

FDA

PM Narendra Modi to gift 200 local cows to Rwanda President

Modi will travel to Rweru model village in Rwanda’s eastern province and gift the cows as India’s contribution to Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s …

India

This week in food and travel: The FDA might crack down on almond milk

At a <i>Politico</i> summit Tuesday, the FDA set off a fresh debate as to whether nondairy milks can be called “milk.” Milk is regulated by several standards …

Race & Ethnicity

Chick-Fil-A Discontinues Cow Calendar and the Internet Has Something to Say

The 20-year-old tradition is ending this year.<p>Chick-Fil-A, purveyors of legendary fast food chicken sandwiches, is so beloved at least in part …

Chick-fil-A

FDA re-appropriates the term 'milk,' to potential benefit of dairy industry

In a potential blow to almond and soy milk producers, the FDA plans to crack down on the usage of the term “milk” to refer to nondairy products. …

Environment

Your next bath is begging to borrow these 5 pantry staples

Since the dawn of time, royal ladies have indulged in fancy baths. Take Cleopatra, who’s legend to have soaked in tubs with donkey’s milk or Marie …

Skin Care

Woman becomes youngest to run length of country alone

exclusive<p>A woman has become the youngest ever to run from John O’ Groats to Land’s End – completely alone (and during the UK heartwave).<p>Megan …

Judiciary

LETTER: Weighing our ice cream options in P.E.I.

I recently visited your Island for a week as I try to do every couple of years. I cannot begin to tell you how welcome I am made to feel by all — …

Ice Cream

The FDA May Have a Problem With Milk Substitutes. Would You Drink 'Nut Juice' Instead?

Yum.<p>All those liquids made out of soy, almond, rice, coconut or oats won't be called milk anymore, if the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has …

Humanity

Sbirro

Italy's first beer cheese gets coated in spent brewing grains and soaked in lager.<p>Beer cheeses are not new, but Sbirro is Italy’s first. The …

Italy

Fighting global warming, one cow belch at a time

Scientists are looking at how to breed animals that burp less and adjust their diets to reduce harmful methane emissions<p>By Thin Lei Win<p>ROME, July 19 …

Agriculture

Kerry farmers turn to the traditional well to 'draw water' for thirsty cattle

Farmers in parts of Kerry are going back to the traditional well to “draw water” for thirsty cattle, a council meeting has been told<p>A call by Johnny …

Farming

Facebook suspends analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over data use concerns

As part of its ongoing mission to close the barn doors after the cows have got out, Facebook has suspended the accounts of British data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over concerns that it may be improperly handling user data.<p>The ominously named company has for years used official APIs to siphon …

Social Media

Let’s shoot the messenger

It has been an open season for vigilante violence and mob lynching in India. Battering someone to death, whether as a group or individually, is, as ev

Business (India)

Three more Setas on Outa’s radar

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Friday announced that it had received new evidence implicating three sector education and training …

South Africa

The Man Who's Editing Genes To Make Cows Hornless

Dehorning cattle is one of the most difficult parts of farming, but a scientist called Dan Carlson might soon change this predicament.<p>In the 1960s, …

MacBook

Toolin’ Around Town: Swapping cows for machines

<b>(2 of )</b> Larry Silacci with Holstein heifer in 1961 (Photos courtesy of Larry Silacci)<p><b>(3 of )</b> Larry Silacci, with parachute, during U.S. Army jump …

U.S. Army

Continuing drought means problems for farmers

©pxhere<p>The persistent dry weather these days is presenting problems for farmers, including dairy farmers, the sector reports.<p>Thanks to a combination …

Belgium

Trump's Tariffs Hurting Local Dairy Industry

Local dairy farmers are feeling the effects of the trade war with Mexico that started when President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on Mexico's steal …

Tariffs

Victorian Election 2018: Farmers lobby for billions in extra funding as politicians court rural voters

Amid the many stories of dairy farmers deserting the industry, Sue and Dirk Warren are bucking the trend.<p>Less than two years ago the pair moved their …

Farming

Central team led by Union MoS Rijiju to visit Kerala for assessing rain damage

Even as the death toll in Kerala due to rains climbed to 17 with the recovery of one more body, the Centre on Thursday assured that a central team …

India

PM to visit three African nations

India will sign a defence framework agreement with Rwanda next week when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kigali as a part of his 5-day tour to …

Business (India)

Kane County Fair opens

As a quartet from Marmion Academy sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the opening of the 150th annual Kane County Fair Thursday, Norm Skala rose from …

4-H

Everyone Thinks They’ve Already Won the Battle Over the Word “Milk”

Can you call it “milk” if it didn’t come from a mammalian breast?<p>That’s a question the Food and Drug Administration plans to take up soon, according …

University of Pennsylvania

Research From Food Giant, Cargill, Shows Dairy Is Out and Plant-Based Alternatives are In!

Due to a combination of increased awareness, animal welfare and health concerns, and lactose intolerance, dairy has been on a significant decline in …

Agriculture

A Reporter's Diary in the Middle Belt – Day 6 | West Africa

A few years ago, there were some skirmishes between Fulani settlers and their neighbours in a small community called Jengre in Bassa local government …

Africa

“We have buried 26 so far and we are still scouting for other bodies in the bush. Some of the residents were trapped on their farms and got killed. For the first time, women were among those shot dead,” a resident, Makau Ali, said.

Daily Trust<p>At least 30 people have been killed by suspected bandits in attacks on five villages of Gidan Goga district in Maradun Local Government …

City Politics