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Talking Animal Agriculture and Pasture-Based Farming with Andrew Gunther

Learn why Andrew Gunther, executive director of A Greener World, feels that not all beef is the same when it comes to the water footprint of beef, why it’s important that all meat producers don’t get lumped together and why he is committed to helping people understand the differences between conventional and pasture-based meat.

How Grassfed Beef Can Go Mainstream

The grassfed beef market is growing rapidly, yet this more sustainably and ethically produced meat is still a niche product in the US. A new report, however, says the grassfed beef industry can jump into the mainstream if it addresses several challenges throughout its supply chain, from producers to consumers.

In the Field with Farmer Ben Burkett

Ben Burkett’s family has been farming on the same land in Petal, Mississippi, since 1889, when his maternal grandfather acquired a 164-acre homestead. Today, it’s known as B & B Farm, after Ben’s parents, Ben and Bessie. Read more about Ben in the first installation in our new series, "In the Field."

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