Environment http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en EPA finalizes WOTUS rule http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule <div class="field-deck"> Cattle producers accuse EPA of regulatory over-reach. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. Reaction from the head of the creek is anything but positive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule#comments Environment Sustainability Wed, 27 May 2015 17:29:00 +0000 89671 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Soothing water</p> Water worries: Is management or supply the challenge? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">If the world runs short on water today or in the future, it’s because of management rather than supply. Here’s how a variety of groups and industries are addressing the challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge#comments Environment Nutrition Thu, 21 May 2015 13:42:00 +0000 89451 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle are one of America’s best-kept environmental secrets http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets <div class="field-byline"> Commentary; By Vicki Dutton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle producers, and the cattle business, are often maligned as being environmentally unsustainable. How does that argument stack up against reality?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets#comments Environment Pasture Range Thu, 21 May 2015 12:51:00 +0000 89431 at http://beefmagazine.com California, Nevada ranchers win ESA decision on sage grouse http://beefmagazine.com/environment/california-nevada-ranchers-win-esa-decision-sage-grouse <div class="node-body article-body">Ranchers in Nevada and California cheer the recent decision not to list the Bi-State sage grouse population.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/california-nevada-ranchers-win-esa-decision-sage-grouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/california-nevada-ranchers-win-esa-decision-sage-grouse#comments Environment Government Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:35:00 +0000 88731 at http://beefmagazine.com Colorado Parks and Wildlife Another Earth Day, and America yawns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns <div class="node-body blog-body">Americans are much more aware of their role in a clean environment today, and most act to do their part. However, I think most of us would appreciate a drop in the level of alarmism emanating from some quarters.</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-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns#comments Regulation Cattle Industry Structure Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:21:00 +0000 88691 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle aren’t the water guzzlers they’re made out to be http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-aren-t-water-guzzlers-they-re-made-out-be <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/cattle-aren-t-water-guzzlers-they-re-made-out-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-aren-t-water-guzzlers-they-re-made-out-be#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-79yW6-Sgj4JSckXXFLgbcs9egH1EpxI9HXHiQ2QOeK8" value="form-79yW6-Sgj4JSckXXFLgbcs9egH1EpxI9HXHiQ2QOeK8" /> <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