Private game farming isn’t being managed in a socially or environmentally sustainable way.
During an emergency it’s vital you know what your animals need, where you can take them and what your local rules are. Fortunately, there are plans in place and guidelines to help.
Much of the UK’s farmland is unproductive. It could be put to better use storing carbon, offering recreation and providing wildlife habitat.
Independent observers will be on board the ships exporting live sheep to keep an eye on animal welfare.
In the Catalan Pyrenees, women shepherds and cattle ranchers try to valorise the ancestral agropastoral culture to save the mountains from climate change.
Understanding happiness in chickens could tell us how to improve their housing.
Canadian beef and pork exporters have become increasingly reliant on China. That’s why the latest salvo in the Canada-China diplomatic dispute is so ominous for the agri-food sector.
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.
Biodiversity is in crisis. Nowhere is this more serious than among the wild species which our livestock and crops descend from.
Labor hopes their six-point plan could turn around Australia’s poor international reputation on animal welfare.
Feeding pigs seaweed could make them, us and the planet healthier without contributing to antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
Foot-and-mouth disease vaccines have been successful in several parts of the world. But in Tanzania it’s not that easy.
Q fever is a flu-like infection that spreads to people from animals. The bacteria that causes it can withstand harsh environmental conditions – in particular, drought.
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that’s supposed to be the way forward.
According to current regulations, animals that have been genetically edited, like pigs or cows, are considered drugs. What are the consequences of such rules on American livestock and agriculture?
Because insects are an affordable and local food source rich in protein, they can be used as a meat replacement.
US agriculture is dominated by large farms that rely on chemical inputs. In contrast, regenerative farming makes land and water healthier by mimicking nature instead of trying to control it.
South Africa must adopt traceability systems to effectively control foot and mouth disease.
Bison once dominated the Great Plains but were nearly wiped out by hunters in the 1800s. Now scientists are learning that bison’s presence improves plant and wildlife diversity on the prairies.
What is the best way to conserve US national parks in a climate-altered future? One answer is connecting parks and other public lands, so plants and animals can shift their ranges.