With varying degrees of success, different supplements – including seaweed - have been fed to cattle in an effort to reduce methane emissions. A new product developed by a Swiss firm is achieving positive results.
What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast.
Kansas cattle producer Debbie Lyons-Blythe told a U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on climate change, "The U.S. cattle industry is proud of its history as stewards of our nation’s natural resources.”
Consumers are asking questions about their food – where it was raised and its impact on the planet. Such questions fuel initiatives like the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, says rancher Debbie Lyons-Blythe.
Designed to deliver a consistent supply of beef from sustainable sources, Canadian cattlemen participating in Cargill's Beef Sustainability Pilot earned $18.52 per head during the project's third quarter.