News tagged with farming industry

Farm injury risks increase with age

Older North American farmers work fewer hours than their younger peers but spend more time operating heavy machinery and equipment—raising their risk of serious injury, according to new research from the University of Alberta.

Nov 13, 2012
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China struggles to meet surging demand for dairy

Despite a major safety scandal in 2008, China's demand for milk is surging as people grow wealthier, but the country's poorly kept and often undernourished dairy herds are struggling to keep pace.

Jan 16, 2012
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