Climate change threatens longer and more severe droughts. What will it mean for our diets?
A recent evidence review found children who ate full-fat dairy were healthier and leaner.
The medicine container was found in a painted rock shelter. A radio carbon date of the horn container places it at around AD 1461-1630.
New Zealand is considering a plan to tax methane from cows. But while cows and cars both emit greenhouse gases, they don’t have the same impact over time.
If the UK government is to cut methane emissions by 30% before 2030, it needs fewer cows and more crops.
A new study of dairying in Canterbury shows previous estimates vastly underestimate the impact of intensive farming. A 12-fold reduction in cow numbers could be needed to meet safe water standards.
Psychologists have described a ‘meat paradox’ in the minds of meat-eating animal lovers.
Andrea Arnold’s new film chronicles the daily strife of Luma – a dairy cow and mother.
Recent estimates put atmospheric methane at 1,900 parts per billion – close to triple its pre-industrial average.
Technological changes on the horizon will likely disrupt the dairy industry as we know it — plans to mitigate the risks this transition poses to farmer livelihoods and animal welfare should start now.
This grass may hold the key to improving milk yields from cows kept by small-scale farmers across the African continent.
Capturing cow urine could allow us to reduce the amount of damaging nitrate and nitrous oxide that ends up in the environment.
The basic payments scheme that sustains 90% of farmers will be gone by 2028, but the reductions are biting already.
New findings suggest the loss of fertility at high temperatures is a major threat to the survival of some species.
Cow burps and farts are no joke – they’re a big factor in climate change. A new study shows that daily seaweed supplements could tame this major methane source while saving ranchers money.
There are so many milk alternatives these days, but it can be difficult to tell how beneficial they might be for our health. So we asked a dietitian to run through the main options.
Veterinarians are already at risk of emotional distress and burnout. The experiences of an Alberta veterinary practice shows COVID-19 is having a further impact.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some critics say livestock farms promote diseases that spread from animals to humans. An animal scientist explains how well-run farms work to keep that from happening.
Alan Jones unleashed his well-known tactics of lecturing and insult as he accused Scott Morrison of failing the immediate needs of drought-stricken farmers.
Pastoralism is a central part of many Africans’ identity. But how and when did this way of life get started on the continent? Ancient DNA can reveal how herding populations spread.