Increased Livestock Deaths Blamed on Mexican Wolves

It has been challenging for ranchers in the Southwestern United States. According to the Associated Press, the amount of livestock killed by Mexican gray wolves shot up over the past year resulting from their endangered species status and it has resulted in a sketchy relationship between environmentalists, ranchers and U.S. wildlife employees. From the AP:…

EU MP: Action Needed to Stop Animal Farm Attacks

Published: 12:05 – May 22, 2019 – By Annie Schreijer-Pierik, MEP (NL, EPP Group) European Interest The extremists target animal farmers even though these farmers follow the EU and national laws on animal welfare. The EU and Europol should step up the fight against international animal rights extremists. It is utterly unacceptable that these activists…

Poll: Expect More and Worse Farm Attacks in 2019

A recent PORK Poll taken during late February by Farm Journal cited by AGWEB has some harrowing results for farmers involved in cattle, pork and other meat-related industries. The respondents cited four messages consumers will hear about in the coming year: greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), taking meat out of the diet, alternative proteins and animals’…

When Does Activism Turn Into Terrorism?

In light of Aussie Farms’s online map of abattoirs and farms, dairy farmers are prepared for animal rights intruders and will take measures to defend themselves. Below is an interview with Australia’s National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simpson who appeared on ABC News for an interview about the online map and the implications for the…