Frank Mitloehner standing in front of feedlot in blue shirt

Mitloehner to deliver Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

CLEAR Center Director Dr. Frank Mitloehner’s lecture will focus on beef’s path to climate neutrality on October 25th.

Frank Mitloehner is the featured speaker at the Heuermann Lecture Series at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His talk will highlight new research and dispel misconceptions about the sustainability of beef production.

Following the talk there will be a panel discussion “Myth Busting: Cattle and Climate, a Discussion on Nebraska’s Livestock Environmental Footprint.” Panelists are Colin Woodall, chief executive officer at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association; Larry Quint, research fellow at Conagra Foods; and Galen Erickson, Cattle Industry Professor of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Barb Cooksley, a prominent rancher from Anselmo, will moderate the discussion.

The talk and discussion will help the audience to understand the true impact of cattle production on greenhouse gas emissions and how, through innovation, they might even be a part of the climate solution.

More information about the lecture can be found at the UNL news site here.

The Heuermann Lecture Series focuses on the issue of security, in food, natural resources, renewable energy, and rural communities where the vital work of producing food and renewable energy occurs. They are presented by the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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