Letter to the Editor - My commitment to sustainable beef production
Last updated 9/21/2021 at 10:56am
Cattle ranchers, like me, are dedicated to caring for our animals and the land every day of the year.
On our ranch, we believe that cattle are part of the climate solution. First, they are incredible recyclers, and by feeding them parts of the crop people cannot eat, we are solving a food waste issue. In the winter, when less feed is available, we feed our cattle the tops of the sugar beets and corn stalks we grow as a cash crop.
Additionally, our ranch has improved the quality of the grassland and soil. By reseeding poorer quality pastures and implementing a cattle grazing mana...