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Communicating animal science to the general public

The current (July 2015) issue of Animal Frontiers, ‘Communicating the Animal Sciences Effectively’, focuses on the challenges associated with how best to communicate animal science information with policymakers, the public, and students. Communicating effectively with these stakeholder groups is critical to the future of the livestock and poultry industries. Continue reading

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Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’round-up’ May–June 2015

The May–June 2015 issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Continue reading

Animal Production / Cattle / Intensification / Livestock Systems / North America / Opinion piece / USA

Beef feedlots: Polluters or efficient use of resources?

There’s been an interesting debate published in the Wall Street Journal this week on whether feedlot beef is bad for the environment. Robert Martin, director of the Food System Policy Program at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, says the pollution spreads for miles. Jude Capper, a livestock sustainability expert based in Britain, says the beef industry keeps things safe Continue reading