Brexit Is a Nightmare for Farmers’ Mental Health
Many British agricultural workers already struggle with rural isolation and financial strain. Now, Brexit uncertainty is making things significantly worse.
World War II Grenades Keep Ending Up in Food Factories and Restaurants
Trenches that were filled with explosives often ended up as farm fields, still laced with forgotten bombs.
Chips Are Shrinking Because Climate Change Comes for Us All
Please, my potato. He’s very sick.
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We Asked Farmers Why Pop Stars Keep Running Through Fields of Crops
Wheat's going on? ;-)
What It's Really Like to Work in an Abattoir
Hiding animal tongues in your friend's lunch, de-plugging pig hair from broken machines: the reality of a day in a British slaughterhouse.
Could an App for Farmers Help Save the World’s Bee Population?
A new app from researchers at the University of Vermont allows farmers to virtually trial methods of encouraging bees to thrive and pollinate crops on their land.
I Left the City to Become a Farm Labourer and Here’s What I Learned
Following Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom’s recent plea for young British workers to take up jobs in agricultural labouring, I’ve spent the last month on a Lincolnshire farm.
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How Long Will It Be Before Robots Replace Migrant Workers on British Farms?
With minimum wages creeping up, industries like agriculture, which have long-used cheap, often migrant labour, might be tempted to invest in labour-replacing equipment.
Food Hacking: Talking Tomatoes
Simon Klose meets an advertising agency making organic vegetables that speak to customers with the voices of their farmers.
Dressed Up Cows and Drunk Farmers: Photos of a Traditional Swiss Cattle Parade
The cows are coming home after spending the summer up the mountains – which is a great reason for a party.
This Suffolk Farm Holds the Secret to Perfect Barbecue
Kenton Hall Estate Farm is home to a herd of rare Longhorn cows, a breed London chef Neil Rankin has chosen for the grilled beef dishes at his new restaurant. “I look for that pure, beefy flavour,” he says, as we take a tour of the farm.
Dairy Companies Want Fizzy Milk to Be the Next Big Thing
Arla, which is owned by 12,500 farmers, will begin rolling out its new fizzy milk offerings in test markets in the UK, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.