Comfortable cows make profitable cows
At Black Brook Farm, cow comfort is a priority. Hal and Kerry Adams of Shortsville, N.Y., have put the comfort of their registered Holstein cows at the top of their “to do list.” FULL STORY »
Circus cows perform under the "big top"
Circus Royale in Australia has been in business for over 40 years, but just in the past decade cows were added to the traveling show. The Australian circus act has three Holstein cows in their troupe of animals. FULL STORY »
Protecting ag or silencing activists?
Activist groups have gained publicity in recent years by going into farm operations and taking undercover videos. Now, the agricultural community is fighting back in a number of states by enacting farm protection legislation, commonly referred to as “ag-gag” bills. FULL STORY »
Vilsack: Agriculture needs a stable and secure workforce
Immigration reform could help ease the economic loss of the farm bill not being passed, according to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. FULL STORY »
Vilsack: Many losers in farm bill defeat
A politically divided Congress did not pass the farm bill on Thursday and it could have major repercussions for the U.S. economy. according to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. FULL STORY »
New Zealand dairyman test new Google Balloon Internet
Internet access can be a pain in the rear for people living in rural areas, but a solution could be high in the sky. FULL STORY »
Finding the comedy in ag-gag
While some people may not get a chuckle out of the ongoing debate between agriculture producers and animal rights groups, a recent news expose on The Daily Show with John Stewart found a way to coax laughter out of the grim circumstances. FULL STORY »
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