Environment http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en 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 Beef’s Production Efficiency Contributes To Environmental Quality http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality <div class="node-body blog-body">Although scientists and agricultural producers often differ in their views of climate change, the fact is the efficiency of U.S. beef production is a model for others to follow.</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/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality#comments Cattle Industry Structure Environment Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:32:00 +0000 82261 at http://beefmagazine.com Energy-Guzzling Billionaire Gives Up Burgers For The Environment http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There&rsquo;s at least a little bit of hypocrisy in all of us. We all, at times, don&rsquo;t fully walk our talk, and that&rsquo;s just plain human nature. Some hypocrisy is so subtle that it takes a bit of background knowledge and a little ruminating to appreciate, while other incidents slap you across the face with their immediate clarity.</p></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/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment#comments Environment Beef Quality Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 78991 at http://beefmagazine.com Why The Movie “Noah” Upset This Rancher http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-movie-noah-upset-rancher <div class="node-body blog-body">Who knew that Noah, the Biblical hero of the Great Flood, was actually one the first environmental activists? Troy Marshall gives his review of the movie "Noah."</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/why-movie-noah-upset-rancher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-movie-noah-upset-rancher#comments Environment Business My View From The Country Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:38:00 +0000 78771 at http://beefmagazine.com Sage Grouse, Cattle Thrive On Rest-Rotation Program http://beefmagazine.com/environment/sage-grouse-cattle-thrive-rest-rotation-program <div class="field-byline"> By Deborah Richie </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Profitability and passing on their legacy are two key reasons why Mike and Deb Delaney, Delaney 44 Ranch, Winnett, MT, have plenty of praise for the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI). They signed up when NRCS first launched the partnership in 2010.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/sage-grouse-cattle-thrive-rest-rotation-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/sage-grouse-cattle-thrive-rest-rotation-program#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:25:00 +0000 78031 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>​Multi-generation Montana Rancher Mike Delaney discusses how he moves his cattle across big country that is home to at least 10 sage grouse leks, breeding areas.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Access To Water Is A Lifeblood Issue For The West http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west <div class="node-body blog-body">In the western part of the U.S., water is perhaps the dominant issue going forward. The demands for water, especially for urban uses, are increasing. </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/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west#comments Environment Drought Management Sustainability My View From The Country Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0000 76361 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The need for additional water in the West is an issue that isn&rsquo;t going away.&nbsp;</p> Livestock Producers Must Embrace Climate Change http://beefmagazine.com/blog/livestock-producers-must-embrace-climate-change <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranchers are environmentalism’s most avid followers, as stewardship of the environment and the land isn’t a noble concept; it’s the primary name of the game.</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/livestock-producers-must-embrace-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/livestock-producers-must-embrace-climate-change#comments Environment My View From The Country Thu, 15 May 2014 19:53:00 +0000 75141 at http://beefmagazine.com The Climate Police Are At It Again http://beefmagazine.com/blog/climate-police-are-it-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Opinions and fact regarding climate change continue to mix, mingle and mostly muddle the issue. And in that flux of scientific investigation, questionable research and even more questionable analysis, one thing remains—the anti-livestock agenda by the climate police remains firmly in place.</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/climate-police-are-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/climate-police-are-it-again#comments Environment Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:04:00 +0000 74071 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>How much do catle contribute to climate change? A recent report claims that globally, livestock contribute 40% of the emissions that come from agricultural production.</p> Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Lesser Prairie-Chicken As Threatened http://beefmagazine.com/environment/fish-and-wildlife-service-lists-lesser-prairie-chicken-threatened <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decides to list the lesser prairie chicken as endangered, though a special rule establishes unprecedented conservation partnership with states to provide regulatory certainty for landowners and businesses. It also enables states to maintain the lead management for conservation efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/fish-and-wildlife-service-lists-lesser-prairie-chicken-threatened" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/fish-and-wildlife-service-lists-lesser-prairie-chicken-threatened#comments Environment Sustainability Wed, 02 Apr 2014 02:27:00 +0000 73131 at http://beefmagazine.com McDonald’s & Walmart Demand Sustainable Beef – What Does That Really Mean? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/mcdonald-s-walmart-demand-sustainable-beef-what-does-really-mean <div class="node-body article-body">Nobody can define it, really, but everybody is talking about it. And when “everybody” is McDonald’s and Walmart, and when the talk is about the beef industry’s sustainability, it’s best to sit up and join the conversation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/mcdonald-s-walmart-demand-sustainable-beef-what-does-really-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/mcdonald-s-walmart-demand-sustainable-beef-what-does-really-mean#comments Cattle Industry Structure Environment Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:09:00 +0000 70121 at http://beefmagazine.com