Government http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Experts say ranching done right improves the environment and wildlife habitat http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat <div class="field-byline"> By Temple Grandin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Society for Range Management (SRM) and ranchers and range professionals who participate in SRM are doing wonderful things with grazing to improve rangeland and plant biodiversity. The problem is that the public does not know anything about it</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:47:00 +0000 86831 at http://beefmagazine.com Is climate change or terrorism our greatest threat? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/02262015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>President Obama recently said the long-term threat of climate change far outweighs that of terrorism. This week&rsquo;s online poll asks: <strong>&ldquo;Is climate change or terrorism our greatest long-term threat?&rdquo;</strong> Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section after voting.</p> </div><form action="/poll/02262015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7991-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7991"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7991" name="choice" value="7991" class="form-radio" /> Climate change is the biggest threat</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8001-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8001"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8001" name="choice" value="8001" class="form-radio" /> Terrorism is the biggest threat</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8011-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8011"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8011" name="choice" value="8011" class="form-radio" /> Neither</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8021-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8021"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8021" name="choice" value="8021" class="form-radio" /> Don't know</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="86801" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-fvADTJ_hGZSnc2VKwCzyj_kNFJiybchBIurRSyygaS8" value="form-fvADTJ_hGZSnc2VKwCzyj_kNFJiybchBIurRSyygaS8" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/02262015#comments Environment Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:29:36 +0000 86801 at http://beefmagazine.com The beef industry carried a knife to a dietary guidelines gunfight http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight <div class="node-body blog-body">The beef industry needs to understand the battle we’re fighting and begin to use our greatest asset – the consumers of our product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight#comments Beef Quality Business Government Animal Activists Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86761 at http://beefmagazine.com Obama’s veto of the XL pipeline sends a message http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message <div class="node-body blog-body">To no one’s surprise, President Obama has made it clear that he still has no intention of working with Congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/obama-s-veto-xl-pipeline-sends-message#comments Government My View From The Country Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86771 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways the government committee got it wrong on the dietary guidelines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are three ways the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee got it wrong on their recommendations for a healthy diet. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-government-committee-got-it-wrong-dietary-guidelines#comments Regulation Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86651 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Improvement Act update is a win for federal lands grazing http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing <div class="node-body article-body">The 113th session of Congress, which concluded at the end of 2014, was generally regarded as a lesson in dysfunctional government. However, for ranchers grazing cattle on federal lands in the West, there was some good news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing#comments Pasture Range Government Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:09:00 +0000 86541 at http://beefmagazine.com New poll asks readers who should control the Internet http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-readers-who-should-control-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">Congress is currently wrangling over who should control the Internet -- the federal government or the private market. What do you think? Today’s blog looks at both sides of the debate and asks you to be the judge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-readers-who-should-control-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-readers-who-should-control-internet#comments Regulation Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:41:00 +0000 86471 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA partnership improving sage-grouse habitat, grazing lands http://beefmagazine.com/environment/usda-partnership-improving-sage-grouse-habitat-grazing-lands <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA announces expanded four-year agreement to advance more sage-grouse habitat improvements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/usda-partnership-improving-sage-grouse-habitat-grazing-lands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/usda-partnership-improving-sage-grouse-habitat-grazing-lands#comments Environment Tips For Profit Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:46:00 +0000 86411 at http://beefmagazine.com Reality vs. myth of animal feeding and the environment http://beefmagazine.com/environment/reality-vs-myth-animal-feeding-and-environment <div class="field-byline"> Phil Brink </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Media sensationalism can give the impression that the livestock feeding industry is lightly regulated, rarely inspected and the source of an enormous amount of water quality pollution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/reality-vs-myth-animal-feeding-and-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/reality-vs-myth-animal-feeding-and-environment#comments Environment Government Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:16:00 +0000 85301 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Ethanol margins narrow dramatically http://beefmagazine.com/ethanol/industry-glance-ethanol-margins-narrow-dramatically <div class="node-body article-body">Gross margins for ethanol production have trended sharply lower in recent months, while ethanol plants have also had to deal with a stronger dollar and a stubborn corn market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ethanol/industry-glance-ethanol-margins-narrow-dramatically" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ethanol/industry-glance-ethanol-margins-narrow-dramatically#comments Ethanol Industry At A Glance Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:02:00 +0000 85261 at http://beefmagazine.com