Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

Utah the Latest State to See Bill That Makes Filming Farm Animals a Crime

This looks like a screenshot of a satirical article by The Onion, but it’s actually an actual story over on the Salt Lake Tribune. Turns out Utah is the latest state to introduce Florida-esque legislation that would make it a crime to photograph or videotape agricultural operations without permission from owners. Like in Florida, the bill’s intent is to stop activist groups such as PETA from capturing covert imagery that allegedly show animal abuse.

Groups assail bill making it a crime to film farm animals (via The Click)

Strange and Beautiful Crop Patterns Photographed From Space

Farmlands might look pretty ordinary from ground level, but photograph crop fields from space (or even from an airplane) and you’ll see strange and beautiful patterns.
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