NPPC Highlights Efficiency Gains, Reduced GHG Footprint in USDA Climate Comments

Dan Climate Change, Environment, Pork, Weather

In comments submitted last week to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) highlighted the efficiency gains made by U.S. pork producers that has brought about significant greenhouse gas reductions and made the sector a global model for environmental sustainability. NPPC wrote, “As it considers federal environmental policies, it is critical that USDA recognize the …


Anuvia Study Notes Greenhouse Gas Reduction is Attainable

Dan Field Crops, General, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

Anuvia Plant Nutrients recently announced results from a study which confirms a dramatic reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is attainable for the agricultural industry. Anuvia Chief Commercial Officer Hugh MacGillivray, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman the study was conducted by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a leading global environmental consulting firm.


Report Says Meat, Dairy to Become World’s Biggest Polluters

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Industry News Release, Livestock

The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers could soon take the top spot as the world’s biggest polluters. A new report from the nonprofit GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy says meat and dairy could soon produce more greenhouse gasses than oil giants Exxon, Shell, and BP. Zero Hedge Dot Com lists those five ag companies …