Feeding cows a few ounces of seaweed daily could sharply reduce their contribution to climate change

Cow burps and farts are no joke – they're a big factor in climate change. A new study shows that daily seaweed supplements could tame this major methane source while saving ranchers money.

Breanna Roque, Ph.D. Student in Animal Biology, University of California, Davis • conversation
March 17, 2021 ~9 min

Young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land

A new generation of ranchers is exploring sustainable ways to raise cattle, sheep and goats in California. Some are grazing herds on fire-prone lands, reducing wildfire risks and improving soils.

Leslie Roche, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, University of California, Davis • conversation
Jan. 28, 2020 ~8 min