Stories tagged: cows
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
More than 170 cows seized from farm north of Seattle
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
Shawn Vestal: When cows were the cornerstone of income inequality
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.
PETA plans billboard near Idaho crash site where 3 cows died
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.
Oregon town’s ‘mooing’ tsunami-alert system turning 30
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.
Villagers race to save Bali cows from volcanic oblivion
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
Madi Clark: Farmers are responsible stewards of environment
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.
Why are Bill Gates and Richard Branson investing in meat that costs $18,000 a pound?
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 authorities kill 2 wolves after cattle attacks
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.
Ferndale farmer charged with animal abuse gets cows back
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.
Dairy aims to be first to test system that reclaims waste
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.
Cheesier pizzas rescue dairy prices as Americans drink less milk
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 targets dairy cows to combat global warming
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.
Organic farmer seeks $210,000 after cows defecate on crops
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.
Pierce County deputy hurt after crashing into four cows
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.
Scientists serve up lab-made burger from cow cells
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
Sudan cows figure in convoluted Spokane custody case
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.
Calves delivered after mother’s death
An injured dairy cow at Washington State University had to be euthanized today, but not before her twin calves were delivered by Caesarian section.