Is South Africa limiting water for white people? Proposal gets pushback
South Africa's ruling party has drafted new race quotas for water use licenses, sparking anger that the measures are "reintroducing racial discrimination."
Supreme Court outrages Republicans with split decision ruling
"While the constitution addresses many weighty issues, the type of pork chops California merchants may sell is not on that list."
Don't miss hen's dramatic reaction after laying first egg: "stunned"
"That was no yolk," joked one Reddit user, while another said the hen looked "shellshocked."
The U.S. Should End Child Labor in Agriculture
U.S. leaders will not fix the country's child labor problem unless they commit to protecting all children from exploitative and hazardous work, including those working on farms.
Stopping Corporate Ownership of U.S. Farmland Should Be a Priority
I urge our elected representatives that care about our agricultural heritage—and our farming futures—to move forward with bills restricting multinational and foreign corporate land ownership.
Swarms of mice descend on Australian farms again
Mice have begun to amass in rural Australia, with fears that the swarms may get as bad as the 2020-21 plague.
Python that ate 100 chickens and ducks captured after terrorizing farm
The python was found hanging from the rafters of the chicken and duck coop after a spate of attacks on the farmer's poultry.
Long-lost California lake' flooding is "life-changing" problem
If Tulare Lake refills, the resulting agricultural damage could last years and have a global impact.
Cow pretends to be asleep to avoid going outside: "Found my spirit animal"
The Isle of Wight-based farmer told Newsweek that Doris the cow was faking being asleep.
Farmer shocked after finding cat and rabbit moms raising babies together
TikTok users rushed to let the farmer know that the kittens could be at risk of being eaten by the rabbit.
Border Collie gently caring for newborn lamb melts hearts: 'Loves her'
Callie the border collie quickly warmed up to her "new mate."
Walmart's $2 eggs spark concerns, questions
In December, the average cost for a dozen large Grade A eggs in U.S. cities hit $4.25, up $1.79 from a year earlier.
3 Things Farmers Need to Embrace Innovation
Many farmers are at the breaking point, but innovation to help needs to arrive on their terms.
Cat strikes up heartwarming friendship with farm cow: "Buddies"
Major the cat loves to visit her friend Daisy the cow first thing every morning for a cuddle.
Optical illusion of cow with "no body" leaves internet udderly baffled
"The angles don't make sense," one commenter on Reddit wrote. "Cows are HUGE!"
Internet in stitches after goat breaks into home at night to be with owner
"He laughed like it was his plan," one user said.
Cops hunt dogs as flocks of sheep mauled to death in "distressing" attacks
"The farmer has not only suffered a financial loss due to this incident but animals have needlessly lost their lives," said one police officer.
Tiny cow who "loves Christmas" meets Santa Claus in adorable video
Candace Krull told Newsweek that Hoss, her three-month-old micro-Scottish highland steer, "has a ton of Christmas cheer" this year.
Woman's 2,500lb pet cow shocks internet: "Not being raised for beef"
"He loves a good cuddle. I could spend hours just hugging him or laying on his back in the field," cattle farmer Chrissy Chin told Newsweek.
You could soon be wearing cow burps and farts
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to Newsweek about how technology will change the future of farming and sustainable food production in the U.S.
California pigs to have their day in Supreme Court
The pork industry is challenging California's Proposition 12, a 2018 law requiring that certain animal products sold in the state meet minimum standards.
Boy And 2 Adults Killed After Becoming Trapped In Farm Silo: Police
The tragic accident happened at an Amish family farm in Pennsylvania, and highlights the dangers of silo storage facilities.
Barnes Appeals to Family Farmers Pressed By 'Big Ag' in Rural Wisconsin
"If a guy has 5,000 cows and a great credit line at the bank, that means the community he lives in is short about 50 farmers," a Wisconsin farmer told Newsweek.
Man Dies After Becoming Trapped Inside Corn Silo
34-year old Travis Thelander was pronounced dead when his body was found after an accident in Roseland, Nebraska.
Farmer's Coffin Taken to Funeral on Tractor-Towed Manure Spreader
George Brookes was able to "see his cows one last time," his family says.
Homemaker Preps Hundreds of Meals to Last 8 Months for Family
The Indiana mom of three keeps her pantry stocked full of homegrown canned fresh vegetables, pre-made meals, herbs, rice and pasta.
How Colorado River Cuts Will Impact National Food Supply
Cuts in the water supply could harm Arizona's nearly $4 billion agricultural sector.
Farmers Fear 'Crisis' on Horizon as Heat Wave Threatens Crops, Animals
"In July, when we're getting the weather that we usually get in August, it's pretty scary," said Todd Sandstrum of Medway Community Farm in Massachusetts.
Chinese-Owned Farmland in U.S. Comes Under Scrutiny
The U.S.-China rivalry has found its way into American farm country.
Farmer Bathes Then Blow-Dries Lamb and the Difference Is Insane: 'Fluffy'
"I use products especially for livestock animals, not just any old soap," the farmer said, responding to concerns that the soap could be harmful to the lamb.