Well, the giant, inflatable pig covered in sores and dirt was cuter than we imagined.
Local animal-rights activists joined members of the national animal rights organization Mercy for Animals today in front of the Maplewood Commons Walmart just off South Hanley Road in protest of Walmart's practic ... More >>
Researchers at the University of Missouri are about to release an incredibly handy little app for farmers, given the fact that the state's been declared a certified agricultural disaster area because of weeks of extreme heat.
"Thermal Aid" is a new app for smartphones which can help farmers calcula ... More >>
As we reported yesterday, State Rep. Zach Wyatt -- Air Force veteran, beef cattle farmer, and Republican lawmaker -- came out of the closet yesterday to denounce Missouri's "Don't Say Gay" bill. Below is a video of his speech with St. Louis-area lawmakers Jeanette Mott Oxford and Mike Colona (among ... More >>
The USDA today confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a.k.a. mad cow disease, in a dairy cow in central California. According to the USDA, the animal's meat was never intended for human consumption and, to anticipate your next question, mad cow disease isn't transmitted through milk.
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Does this look like a man who opposes recreational fishing?Not to start a "blogger fight" as one commenter suggested when we wrote yesterday about fellatio and the right-wing blogger Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit, but it seems Hoft has really, um, swallowed a whopper.Posts Hoft wrote Tuesday and tod ... More >>
The domestic hog market rebounds from unwarranted fears prompted by the H1N1 outbreak. (Reuters)Last year's food crisis prompted a buying binge of farm land in developing countries. (Reuters)Starbucks posts a 77% loss. (New York Post)
Cattle feedlots are feeling the pinch as Americans choose cheaper burgers over steaks. (Reuters)Speaking of cattle: The beef industry continues to question the Obama administration's approach to country-of-origin labeling. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)Thanks to frequent commenter Dan D. for passing alo ... More >>