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Mulrony: It's Vital Cattle Industry Shares The Many Great Things
Mulrony: It's Vital Cattle Industry Shares The Many Great Things
When it comes to the ongoing conversation of climate change, the impact agriculture has, and what the future of the industry looks like, Cameron Mulrony said it's vital that producers share how cattle benefit the climate.  The Vice President of the Idaho Cattle Association pointed out the non-farming community needs to know that the beef industry is a good guy when it comes to the climate conversa
NCBA Promotes Sustainability To Consumers, Producers
NCBA Promotes Sustainability To Consumers, Producers
When it comes to the topic of sustainability, the focus is a simple one for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The NCBA’s Myriah Johnson said it comes down to three pillar areas: Environmental, Economic and Social. She said when it comes to sharing the message of sustainability, there is a lot of work that needs to be done, both with the producers and the consumers. “Wh ...
European Union Approves Large Farm Subsidies Deal
European Union Approves Large Farm Subsidies Deal
The European Parliament approved the biggest reform to their farm subsidies in decades. According to Reuters the vote switches much of the cash subsidies to smaller farms and rewards producers who use more sustainable farming methods. The Common Agricultural Policy has been criticized for years over the way the bulk of EU Ag subsidies went to large landowners and industrial ag firms ...
Schrier’s Forest Restoration Act Clears House Ag Committee
Schrier’s Forest Restoration Act Clears House Ag Committee
Last week, the House Ag Committee approved legislation that looks to restore damaged public lands. Earlier this year, Washington Representative Dr. Kim Schrier introduced the National Forest Restoration and Remediation Act. The bipartisan legislation looks to allow the Forest Service to collect and keep the interest earned on settlement funds in order to pay for restoration efforts ...
Moses Lake Farm Marks 10 Years Of Sustainability
Moses Lake Farm Marks 10 Years Of Sustainability
Moses Lake based Lucky Hook Farm recently surpassed the 10 year certification milestone with the leading animal welfare and sustainability label, Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World. Lucky Hook Farm co-owner, Jessi Maurer, said one of the biggest benefits of the certification is the abundance of helpful information and collaboration available to participating farmers. "There

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