Scientists are warning that the world's supply of hazelnuts is being threatened by huge numbers of stink bugs invading Turkey. Scientists and farmers want to control the insects, but they may not be able to do so in time.
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Asia is struggling to deal with a deadly pig disease. African Swine Fever has already killed millions of pigs in Asia and the disease is spreading rapidly.
In today's news roundup, Saudi Arabia decides to allow tourists, not everyone likes Singapore's new "fake news" law, and a protest by farmers in the Netherlands causes a huge tractor traffic jam.
Huge swarms of locusts have been attacking farms and fields on the Italian island of Sardinia. Millions of the insects have blanketed parts of the island, completely destroying farms.
If something you own breaks, should you be allowed to fix it? The answer may seem clear, but there's a growing battle between companies that make things and people who want to repair them.
Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.
Denmark has begun building a 43-mile (70-kilometer) fence along the border that separates it from Germany. The goal isn't to keep people out. It's to keep out a pig-like animal called a wild boar.
Scientists at the University of Washington have come up with an unusual way to help farmers get information about the plants in their fields: putting sensors on the backs of bumblebees.
The US has extra cheese - lots of it. Milk producers in the US are storing about 1.4 billion pounds (630 million kilograms) of cheese. That's a record amount.