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It’s not fancy but this is technology at work — in this case, a new spring-fed watering system that will allow rancher Morrie Goetjen to add more cows at his Cremona-area ranch.

Project aims to put innovation to work on more ranches

Pilot program shows that with a little help, ranchers can easily put new ideas and technology to work

Morrie Goetjen was always bothered by one of the springs on his land and considered the muddy patch it made an eyesore. But he didn’t really know what to do with it until he was invited to participate in a pilot program that offered eight ranchers a chance to implement technology that would improve their […] Read more

A slide is pictured behind members of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) during a news conference on the Special Report on Climate Change and Land after IPCC's 50th session in Geneva on Aug. 8, 2019.

UN flags need to reduce meat consumption to curb land use impact on global warming

London/Geneva | Reuters — Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat-free, it called for big changes to farming […] Read more