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Burger King’s “breathe the farts of change” Campaign Doesn’t Pass the Sniff Test

By   /  July 20, 2020  /  The Scoop  /  2 Comments

Does lemongrass solve the cattle methane problem? Dr. Frank Mitloehner, UC-Davis professor and extension specialist, is known for challenging the FAO’s numbers on cattle and climate change and getting them to change. Here he tells us what’s up with Burger King’s newest ad campaign.

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Hey! Better Dust Off Your Drought Plan!

By   /  April 27, 2020  /  Grazing Management, Planning, Water  /  Comments Off on Hey! Better Dust Off Your Drought Plan!

The US Weather Service has issued its drought prediction for the next 90 days and for some of us the news is not good. The brown in this map shows where drought persists, and the yellow shows drought developing.   That’s on top of vegetation that is still showing some drought stress from past years. […]

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A Major North American Climate Boundary Moves East

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

The 100th Meridian is one of only two climate divides in the world. (The other divides the Sahara Desert from the rest of Africa.) Now scientists have found this line is moving east, and that could impact how we farm and ranch in the future.

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I brought my canvas tote to the market. Who cares?

By   /  May 19, 2014  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on I brought my canvas tote to the market. Who cares?

Here’s a sentence I never thought possible: There’s an interesting book out about the relationship between climate change, economics and policy.  It’s  But Will the Planet Notice? How Smart Economics Can Save the World  by Gurnot Wagner and it looks at what it’s really going to take to make the planet notice our efforts to […]

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What Can You Do When the Weather Won’t Cooperate?

By   /  February 10, 2014  /  Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

You are not alone when it comes to frustrations with weather, and with actual changes in the climate.   In the Midwest, growing seasons have lengthened by almost two weeks since 1950. The fire season is now 60 days longer than it was 30 years ago.  With these changes, farmers, ranchers and forest landowners across the country are […]

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