Environment http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en 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 Despite The Evidence, Greenpeace Plays The Grinch In 2013 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/despite-evidence-greenpeace-plays-grinch-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body">Can things get any sadder than an environmental group forced to scare kids at Christmas?</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/despite-evidence-greenpeace-plays-grinch-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/despite-evidence-greenpeace-plays-grinch-2013#comments Environment Disaster & Drought Earth Day BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 23 Dec 2013 23:26:00 +0000 69321 at http://beefmagazine.com Do You Like Wind Turbines? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-wind-turbines <div class="node-body blog-body">A wind energy company is headed to court for causing the death of hundreds of migratory birds.</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/do-you-wind-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-wind-turbines#comments Environment BEEF Daily Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:09:00 +0000 68991 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Photo courtesy of USDA Rural Development.</p> Death And Destruction Show Green Energy Isn’t So Green http://beefmagazine.com/blog/death-and-destruction-show-green-energy-isn-t-so-green <div class="node-body blog-body">While hydraulic fracturing for natural gas is demonized, less efficient energy development cause animal death and destruction that largely goes unreported and unnoticed.</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/death-and-destruction-show-green-energy-isn-t-so-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/death-and-destruction-show-green-energy-isn-t-so-green#comments Environment Ranch Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:55:00 +0000 68541 at http://beefmagazine.com