beef

Environment
3:24 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Do We Need A New 'Environmental Impact' Label For Beef?

Researchers say there's plenty the beef industry can do to use less land and water and emit fewer greenhouse gas emissions. But producers may need to charge a premium to make those changes.
iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Mon October 20, 2014 3:49 pm

If you've got decisions to make at the meat counter (or at a burger joint) and want to do right by the environment, you have a couple of options.

You could skip the beef entirely, which is what some environmental groups say you should do. Or you could go for meat with a "grass-fed" or "organic" label.

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Agriculture
1:34 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Japan May Lift Some Restrictions on Beef Imports

Kentucky beef cattle
WKU Public Radio

In a move that could be good news for beef producers in Kentucky and surrounding states, leaders in Japan are reportedly interested in relaxing some  restrictions on U.S. beef imports. 

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Restitution will be Paid to Beef Producers
12:21 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Four Plead Guilty in Eastern Livetock Case

Four executives of Eastern Livestock have entered guilty pleas in court and will be ordered to pay restitution to 170 beef producers they de-frauded. Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says the pleas were entered in Barren-Metcalfe Circuit Court Tuesday morning.

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