Long Bill Funds Department of Ag’s Climate Smart Goals, Animal Disease Response Team – by Ark Valley Voice Staff

As Colorado legislators finalize the content of the state budget, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is praising lawmakers for their support of Governor Polis’s key budget requests that support agricultural communities across our state through passage of the state’s Long Bill. The Colorado General Assembly funded several new staff positions that will help drive […]

Youth Climate Action Day 2022

October 22 was Youth Climate Action Day, a day to celebrate all of the incredible ways young people are involved in environmental activism, as well as a day to remind us of what we can all be doing to better serve the environment. As we look ahead to how to create a healthier future for our people […]

Data key for animal protein’s Net Zero​ journey

The Dutch multinational recently launched a platform designed to reduce livestock emissions through feed, which it says helps improve poultry, swine, and ruminant operations. Speaking at FoodNavigator’s recent Climate Smart Food event, Dr David Nickell David Nickell, VP of Sustainability, Animal Nutrition and Health at DSM, said the drive for sustainable animal protein requires accurate footprint […]

Gas Drilling Is Disrupting Animal Migration

In general, it’s surprising how little ecologists know about why large animals choose their migration paths. The motivations for moving are obvious, and include things like food, water, and a safe place to raise young. But how herds or animals learn their routes is a major debate. Evolution plays some role. There are signs of […]

‘A whole different animal’: Hurricane Ian raises new questions about intensifying storms, evacuation orders, climate | Latest Weather

Close Paying the price On the afternoon of Sept. 28, Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida as a Category 4 storm. Winds reached 150mph, just a few miles shy of a Category 5 classification. Only four Category 5 hurricanes have ever hit the U.S., the most recent one being Hurricane Michael in […]

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