Denmark announces cull of 15 million mink over Covid mutation fears

Mutated virus infects 12 humans, sparking concerns that effectiveness of future vaccine could be affectedCoronavirus –…

UK health professions call for climate tax on meat

Food with heavy environmental impact should be taxed by 2025 unless food industry acts voluntarily, says…

‘Embarrassing’: Denmark forced to U-turn on meat ban for state canteens

The initiative had been part of the government’s aim to achieve a 70% reduction in greenhouse…

The EU has put plant-based burgers back on the menu | Alicia Kennedy

The decision to allow meat and dairy words to be used on vegetarian food suggests diets…

'In the sun they'd cook': is the US south-west getting too hot for farm animals?

As temperatures rise, farmers are being forced to adapt, experimenting with new breeds and cooling methodsClimate…

Country diary: bad weather leaves thatchers with the short straw

Buckland in the Moor, Devon: An unpromising wheat harvest results in scruffy raw material for thatchers…

Exclusive: livestock ships twice as likely to be lost as cargo vessels

Billion-dollar export trade puts lives of animals and crew at greater risk of ‘total loss’ through…

Animals Farmed: Mink Covid cull, Dutch livestock protests and net zero farms

Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read…

Vast majority of Europe's key habitats in poor or bad condition – report

State of Nature in the EU survey finds only a quarter of species have good conservation…

Meet the bee brokers: 'You never stop learning about bees, they're just incredible'

While Covid confines humans to their homes, insects are chauffeured around the country in Australia’s largest…