Environment http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Grain-fed beef uses 76% less water than grass-fed beef http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grain-fed-beef-uses-76-less-water-grass-fed-beef <div class="node-body blog-body">Steve Kay showcases how beef’s water usage is actually improving, plus, some useful trivia to help you the next time this environmental discussion comes up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/meat-matters">Meat Matters</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grain-fed-beef-uses-76-less-water-grass-fed-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grain-fed-beef-uses-76-less-water-grass-fed-beef#comments Environment Beef Quality Government Meat Matters Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:25:00 +0000 88611 at http://beefmagazine.com Is EPA looking to steal the sizzle from backyard barbecues? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues <div class="node-body blog-body">EPA-funded California research will look at limiting emissions that result from backyard grilling of meat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues#comments Regulation Environment Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:58:00 +0000 87551 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 things U.S. beef producers should celebrate this week http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week <div class="node-body blog-body">From a cattle industry perspective, we had a lot of good news over the last couple of weeks.</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/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-things-us-beef-producers-should-celebrate-week#comments Environment Beef Quality Government My View From The Country Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0000 87161 at http://beefmagazine.com 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-xT2Ygsm0ZvLLv5nyDcrIphpZkfLSdC6aTbGuMRelN10" value="form-xT2Ygsm0ZvLLv5nyDcrIphpZkfLSdC6aTbGuMRelN10" /> <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 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 U.S. meat, food groups anxiously await dietary committee recommendations http://beefmagazine.com/blog/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations <div class="node-body blog-body">The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is charged by the government with developing recommendations for the 2015 update of Dietary Guidelines for Americans. For the first time ever, that committee weighed the environmental impact of various foods in arriving at its recommendations. That has meat and food groups, as well as lawmakers, nervous.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations#comments Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:15:00 +0000 85221 at http://beefmagazine.com 7 U.S. cattle operations honored for stewardship efforts http://beefmagazine.com/government/7-us-cattle-operations-honored-stewardship-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Compiled By Becky Church </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Stewardship of the land presents each rancher and farmer with different challenges and requires different approaches. But it always demands ingenuity and commitment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/government/7-us-cattle-operations-honored-stewardship-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/government/7-us-cattle-operations-honored-stewardship-efforts#comments Environment Government Thu, 08 Jan 2015 02:25:00 +0000 85051 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattlemen Excited By Legislative Prospects In New Congress http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress <div class="node-body blog-body">The November midterm election results definitely reset the federal legislative branch. In the 114th Congress, which begins Jan. 3, 2015, Republicans will control both houses after a stunning electoral wave. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress#comments Regulation Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:47:00 +0000 82601 at http://beefmagazine.com