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Dr. Frank Mitloehner has done the math on the livestock industry’s contribution to climate change. He is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, specializing in measurement and mitigation of airborne pollutants from livestock production, including greenhouse gases, VOCs, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide and [...]
The world is facing many sustainability challenges, including food insecurity, depleted water resources and natural disasters like increased flooding and wildfires. Additionally, as the middle class continues to grow, we will need to produce 60 to 80 percent more food, including more animal protein, by 2050 — and all with less water and land. Despi [...]
Farming is often a thankless job; the hours are long, the paycheck is not very impressive, and vacation and family time are frequently sacrificed. With the population expected to triple by 2050, farmers must now face the daunting task of feeding a rapidly growing world. But misinformation is spreading like wildfire, including false data claiming th [...]
Minerals are a critical component of dairy cow diets, optimizing both health and production performance. However, these minerals are frequently overfed in a form that is not utilized efficiently by the cow.
Today’s oceans are in trouble. Commercial fishing is pushing wild fish stocks to dangerously low levels, ocean acidification is killing coral reefs, and nitrogen and phosphorus runoff are causing harmful algal blooms.