Environment http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Ranchers applaud USDA’s $211 million for sage grouse conservation http://beefmagazine.com/environment/ranchers-applaud-usda-s-211-million-sage-grouse-conservation <div class="field-deck"> Ranchers, USDA partner in effort to keep cattle and wildlife on the land. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ranchers, USDA partner in effort to keep cattle and wildlife on the land. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/ranchers-applaud-usda-s-211-million-sage-grouse-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/ranchers-applaud-usda-s-211-million-sage-grouse-conservation#comments Environment Sustainability Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:58:00 +0000 92681 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>A Male sage grouse on a lek is an impressive sight</p> 4 important tips for navigating the rocky waters of WOTUS rule http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule <div class="node-body blog-body">The Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is set to go into effect on Friday. Are ranchers prepared to be in compliance with this broad and vague rule? Will the courts overturn the rule? Here are four things you need to know about WOTUS and how to stay out of trouble when EPA comes knocking at your door. </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/4-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule#comments Regulation Environment Pasture Health Sustainability BEEF Daily Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:01:00 +0000 92561 at http://beefmagazine.com Why EPA’s weak apology & lack of action on toxic spill is disgraceful http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful <div class="node-body blog-body">After the EPA accidentally release 3 million gallons of toxic water into the Animas River in Colorado, the agency has assured the media that the river’s water quality is “restoring itself.” While EPA pushes WOTUS on land owners, perhaps the agency should follow its own advice when it comes to caring for the environment. </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/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful#comments Regulation Environment Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92301 at http://beefmagazine.com Will water become the defining issue of our time? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-water-become-defining-issue-our-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Whether or not you have water to use is largely up to you.</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/will-water-become-defining-issue-our-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-water-become-defining-issue-our-time#comments Environment Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:16:00 +0000 92181 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>will there be enough water?</p> How the Washington Post got it wrong on cow burps and greenhouse gases http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent article featured in the Washington Post suggests that cattle burps are the main contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. However, the figures don’t add up. Here are the real statistics on livestock production and the environment to share with friends on Facebook today. </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/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases#comments Environment Pasture Health People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91891 at http://beefmagazine.com Sage grouse plans cause concern for cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">Sage grouse conservation efforts raise questions from cattle producers.</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/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:27:00 +0000 89941 at http://beefmagazine.com Water issues intensify; will the livestock industry be left in the dust? http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust <div class="node-body article-body">Water fights are not new to cattle producers. Will ag be left in the dust as water issues intensify? First in a three-part series. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust#comments Environment Pasture Range Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:31:00 +0000 89881 at http://beefmagazine.com 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