RICHMOND — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued an official warning to Virginia Tech after an inspection found multiple animal welfar…
"PRICE REDUCED" Pollards View in Southern Albemarle! Stunning distant Blue Ridge Mountain Views, Pastures, Springs, Streams, Woodlands and fer…
Baby goats crowded around 9-year-old Gait Jenkins and his 11-year-old cousin, Taylor Cook, nudging their way over and under every obstacle as they silently sought to be the center of attention.
Joaquin Phoenix has written a letter urging a Florida ranch to move two bears to an "accredited sanctuary".
Four regions of the commonwealth covering 22 counties total have applied to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for funds intended to entice large-animal veterinarians to rural regions, citing shortages of the vital professionals.
Demi Lovato says it is ok if people accidentally misgender them as they have been doing it themselves sometimes.
The week of mutiny began on Monday when three cows wandered into downtown Bluefield, West Virginia, and out onto some railroad tracks.
Demi Lovato reveals how family and friends have adjusted to their new pronouns after coming out as non-binary.
“I don’t think there is anyone else in the United States with an operation like this.”
Retired cattle rancher Dexter Kruger, Australia's oldest-ever man, has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years.
The organizers of this year's Keswick Horse Show didn't have to wait long to see how the COVID-19 pandemic would affect the 117th annual event…
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been warned their son Archie's chickens could be in danger after a wild bear in the area attacked a nearby coop.
Every year the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors selects one farm per member county to receive a State Clean Water Farm Award based on the farm’s accomplishments and commitment to land stewardship and conservation management. In addition, each year the Conservation District submits its nomination to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation for the next higher level award, the Grand River Basin Award. In 2020, the Goodall Family Farm in Madison County was selected for both awards. Senator Emmett Hanger and the Department of Conservation and Recreation traveled to Madison County to present the awards to the Goodall’s at their farm.
In the late 1970s the United States Department of Agriculture and the President’s Council on Environmental Quality teamed up to complete the first National Agricultural Lands Study. The results of the study showed that the US was losing farmland at alarmingly high rates. Frustrated that traditional agricultural organizations weren’t devoting energy to this problem a group of philanthropists, environmentalists and farmers banded together in 1980 to form the American Farmland Trust, an organization focused on applying land conservation principles to agriculture.
Highland's popular annual sheep shearing will take place rain or shine on Saturday — only, this year, fans will watch it on Facebook Live.
Public comments on a special-use permit application are being accepted through March 23.
Best: The actual CEO of alt-milk manufacturer Oatly sits at a keyboard in a field, singing a pro-oat-milk jingle he apparently wrote himself. “It’s like milk, but made for humans” and “Wow, no cow” are among the lyrics. With obviously DIY ads, there’s a fine line between charming and cheap. This one is way over on the charming side. (But oat milk still tastes like, you know, oats.)
Fredericksburg woman saves turkeys and finds them a forever home.