Cattle http://www.kunc.org en Drought And Foreign Markets Keep Beef Prices High http://www.kunc.org/post/drought-and-foreign-markets-keep-beef-prices-high <p>California ranchers, despite near-record beef prices, are shrinking their cattle herds in response to one of the most severe droughts the state has ever faced, and many Colorado ranchers are taking advantage.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 56724 at http://www.kunc.org Drought And Foreign Markets Keep Beef Prices High Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry http://www.kunc.org/post/brazil-beef-imports-too-risky-ranchers-worry <p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to <a href="http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2009-0017-0010">greenlight a proposal</a> that would allow imports of fresh beef from certain sections of Brazil, despite the South American country’s history of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease, a highly contagious pathogen that cripples cattle.</p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 56169 at http://www.kunc.org Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry Meat Labels Don't Infringe On Free Speech, Court Rules http://www.kunc.org/post/meat-labels-dont-infringe-free-speech-court-rules <p>Those new labels on grocery store meat that says where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered will be sticking around.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:40:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Harvest Public Media 55000 at http://www.kunc.org Meat Labels Don't Infringe On Free Speech, Court Rules Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes http://www.kunc.org/post/can-meat-industry-help-protect-wildlife-some-say-yes Last week we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/03/21/291495523/how-your-love-of-burgers-may-be-helping-to-drive-wildlife-extinct">reported</a> on a new campaign from the Center for Biological Diversity that hopes to persuade Americans to cut back on their meat consumption. Their pitch? Eat less meat and you will help save wildlife.<p><a href="http://www.takeextinctionoffyourplate.com/">Take Extinction Off Your Plate</a> argues that the livestock industry has been responsible for the near extinction of iconic species like the Mexican gray wolf and the California grizzly bear. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0000 54969 at http://www.kunc.org Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes Moo-d Music: Do Cows Really Prefer Slow Jams? http://www.kunc.org/post/moo-d-music-do-cows-really-prefer-slow-jams <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXKDu6cdXLI</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:14:00 +0000 54473 at http://www.kunc.org Moo-d Music: Do Cows Really Prefer Slow Jams?