Stories tagged: cows
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 6:58 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Report in S-R about travel record between Latah and Spokane lands driver in front of judge
A report in The Spokesman-Review backfired on Joseph S. Bain, of the Eldridge-Buick Company in Spokane.
Sat., May 11, 2019
Owners of dairy cows in cities were learning of a recently-passed state law that created significant obstacles for them to continue selling milk.
Sun., April 28, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
AP FACT CHECK: Climate change debate poses the mystery of whether cows fart. Let’s clear the air on this.
Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
An Ohio-based animal rights group has filed a complaint against Oregon State University with the U.S. Department of Agriculture over seven animal deaths.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
An Idaho sheep rancher is under investigation for animal cruelty after 29 dead cows were spotted this week off U.S. Highway 395.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
Farmers in the Yakima Valley are still assessing the damage after a snow and windstorm a month ago left 1,850 dairy cows dead in the span of a few hours.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
The University of Idaho could boast the largest research dairy in the country within the next decade.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
The unexpected blizzard that swept through the Yakima Valley on Feb. 9 was just one more clobbering for the region’s dairy farms.
Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Dairy farmers in the Lower Yakima Valley are continuing to dig out from Saturday’s snowstorm.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 4 a.m.
Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence? No time to ruminate on that because the moment has arrived, thanks to a Dutch company that has married two …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
Faced with an increasing shortage of workers, Idaho dairies are investing in robotic milkers.
Fri., April 13, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence?
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Authorities have seized more than 170 cows from a farm in northwest Washington after about 50 cows were found dead on the property.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
One of the earliest and most potent forces dividing the haves and have-nots may have pretty humble roots: the agricultural beast of burden.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
An animal rights group is planning to place a billboard near the site of a highway crash that killed three cows and injured a man in southeast Idaho.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
There was a time when the man behind Cannon Beach’s iconic “mooing” sirens was skeptical about the need for a tsunami warning system.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Bali’s gently lowing cows, prized for their hardiness and doe-like temperament, won’t become victims of the tropical island’s menacing Mount Agung volcano if villager Wayan Sudarma has any say in …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
A lifetime of working with farmers has shown me that farmers care more for the environment than any regulator, lawmaker, or urban social activist ever will.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
The world loves meat. So much so that demand for meat products is projected to grow by nearly 70 percent by 2050. But meat production places a significant strain on …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife authorities shot and killed two adult wolves in response to multiple attacks on cattle grazing in northeast Oregon.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
A northwest Washington farmer charged in April with starving his animals to death has avoided felony convictions and will get several surviving cows back.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Sedro-Woolley farmed aims to be the first to test new technology with the Stillaguamish Tribe, Snohomish Conservation District, Washington State University and the Dairy Farmers of Washington. They say the …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
Americans love their cheese, but maybe not as much as dairy farmers do. Even after people cut back on milk use for decades – a consequence of more drink options …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5 a.m.
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
An Organic farm is seeking $210,000 from a neighboring dairy after cows escaped and defecated on the farm’s crops.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Authorities say a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy has been hospitalized after his patrol vehicle struck four cows that had wandered into the middle of the road in Roy.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2013, 7:38 a.m.
For a hamburger that cost more than $300,000, you might expect fries and a shake too. But this is no ordinary burger. At a public tasting in London on Monday, …
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
For some of the best legal minds in Washington state, a complicated Spokane divorce that spanned two continents and a bloody civil war came down to this: 15 cows. The …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2008, 3:07 p.m.
An injured dairy cow at Washington State University had to be euthanized today, but not before her twin calves were delivered by Caesarian section.