Breakdown of EU talks on cloning
Dramatically, weeks of talks between the European Parliament and the EU Agriculture Council on cloning animals for meat and milk broke down in the early hours of 29th March 2011.Read more
Council cull cows
Wrexham Council shot dead 30 apparently healthy cows last week in Chirk, North Wales. The exact reasons for the cull remain unclear, though it is said to have been done in the interests of the animals' welfare.Read more
Florida to ban farm photography?
Senator Norman of Florida State wants to make it a criminal offence to record footage of a "farm or other property where legitimate agricultural operations are being conducted without the consent of the owner".Read more
Nocton dairies - an epilogue
News that Nocton Dairies' pipeline and reservoir applications were both refused by North Kesteven District Council has dealt a final blow to plans for a mega-dairy in Lincolnshire.Read more