Staying Ahead of the Curve: How Farmers and Industry Are Responding to the Issue of Climate Change

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Why Is This Topic Important?

Several farmers, ranchers, and industry groups are leading the way on the issue of climate change. 

What Will Be Learned In This Presentation?

These panelists will share how their farm or industry is responding to climate change, what factors are driving their decision to make changes, and …

Pork Production and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Author: Ray Massey and Ann Ulmer, University of Missouri

Reviewers: Tom Wirth, USEPA; Mark Jenner, Biomass Rules, LLC

Introduction

Regardless of whether or not global warming is resulting from human activity, the amount of attention given to greenhouse gases (GHG) released by human activity is increasing. Major greenhouse gas initiatives, such as the Kyoto Protocol and the Chicago Climate Exchange, …