Livestock – Climate Change’s Forgotten Sector
This 30-page publication published by Chatham House outlines the contribution of greenhouse gasses from meat and milk and the consumer gap of knowledge in this relationship.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: Bailey, R. A. Froggatt, L. Wellesley. 2014. Chatham House.
Livestock’s Long Shadow.
Although the number's in this 390-page, FAO report (2006) have been revised (by FAO and others) since it's original publication, the report is still cited often. It discusses many of the factors contributing to livestocks impact on GHG emissions.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: FAO. 2006.
Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch
This 37-page publication from the National Drought Mitigation Center discusses planning for drought for cow calf operations.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: National Drought Mitigation Center. University of Nebraska Lincoln
Managing Heat Stress in Poultry: Solving the Problem
This 28 publication from DEFRA (United Kingdom) outlines some of the common sense management measures that will help to prevent heat stress in poultry.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: 2011. Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs.
Manure Management in Preparation for Flood Events
This 17-minute video by Vinicius Moreira (Louisiana State University) describes the management of manure storage systems and lagoons during and prior to flood events.
Format: Video - Reference: Moreira. 2103. Produced for Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate Project.Watch Video
Matt Russell; Agriculture and Climate Change in Iowa
Matt Russell is a 5th generation farmer based in Lacona, Iowa, where he raises organic cattle and produces eggs, poultry and produce. He is the State Food Policy Project Coordinator at Drake University Agricultural Law School in Des Moines. Photos of weather impacts on Iowa farms courtesy of Drake Larson of Practical Farmers of Iowa. Videography by Andre Dahlman.
Format: Video - Reference: NRDC. 2014Watch Video
Measuring the Environmental Hoofprint of Dairy and Beef Production Systems
AL Rotz keynote address to the Waste to Worth Conference in Seattle. April 2015.
Format: Video - Reference: Waste to Worth, 2015. Seattle WashingtonWatch Video
Mitigation of Greehouse Gas Emissions
NOTE: This video was replaced with http://animalagclimatechange.org/resources/resource/mitigation-of-greenhouse-gasses-in-animal-agriculture/ This 30-minute video lecture presented by David Smith with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension discusses various approaches for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in beef, dairy, swine, and poultry operations. Featured mitigation strategies include production efficiency, manure management, energy efficiency, and carbon capture and storage.
Format: Video - Reference: Smith. D. 2014. Developed for the Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate Project online Course.Watch Video