Water Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

As livestock and poultry production has intensified it is no surprise that regulations have become a more prominent part of the business. This module introduces the Clean Water Act (CWA) and it application to animal agriculture. This material was developed for use in beginning farmer and extension programs, high school classrooms, and for self-study or professional continuing education.…

Climate Change Regulations, Policy, and Market Opportunities

logo for animal agriculture climate change which includes a weather vane with cow and topThere are several strategies of reducing, or mitigating carbon and other GHG emissions.

The first and most basic of which is conservation – if we don’t use the energy in the first place, we don’t need to be concerned with what emissions it was responsible for.  Agricultural energy audits are helpful to see the areas capable of the biggest improvements.…