The fast food giant pulled a commercial that leading U.S. scientists and beef industry leaders say contained inaccurate and misleading information about cattle's contribution of greenhouse gases to the environment.
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.
As concern for climate change – and how to mitigate it – grows, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine explore potential in livestock-centered, regenerative agro-food systems.
In the coming months feed cost and availability will be a challenge. One opportunity livestock producers can use to get ahead is to store wet or modified distiller’s grains now to be fed at a later date.