News & Events

Find news releases, upcoming events, and more.

News Releases

Read Archives


Upcoming Events

November 15-16, 2017

2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit Meeting

Location: Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, MO
Details: We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit that is scheduled to be held November 15-16, 2017 at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, MO.

Hosted by the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, Field to Market, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops, and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the Summit will convene diverse stakeholders from across the food and agricultural supply chain to discuss opportunities to advance continuous improvement in agricultural sustainability. The vision of the Sustainable Agriculture Summit is to strengthen the supply chain network of producers, agribusinesses, retailers, and influencers who drive continuous improvement in agricultural sustainability and deliver food, fiber, and fuel to a growing world. The event will provide opportunities for members of the agricultural supply chain to engage with leading experts and learn more about key sustainability challenges and opportunities.

CLICK HERE and Register by September 15 to receive the $300 early bird rate. Registration fees increase beginning September 16, 2017. Accommodations for the event have been set up at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center at a discounted rate. To take advantage of the special group rate, reserve your room by following this link.

We hope you will join us as we leverage our collective strengths to engage, learn, discuss and drive change with agricultural experts, sustainability practitioners, farmers and thought leaders at this year’s event!

Learn more: For more information visit

November 14-16, 2017

America's Grasslands Conference Meeting

Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Details: Please save the date for the fourth biennial America’s Grasslands Conference that is scheduled to be held November 14th-16th, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. Co-hosted by the National Wildlife Federation, Coastal Prairie Partnership, Native Prairies Association of Texas, and Texas A&M University, this conference will bring together diverse stakeholders to discuss the conservation of America's grasslands.
Learn More: For more information, visit

Beef Sustainability in the News

September 11, 2017


Livestock production has much smaller challenge to global food security than often reported

Read Story

August 23, 2017

Houston Chronicle

Raising Beef and Saving Birds on the Katy Prairie

Read Story

August 23, 2017


Study Calculates How Much Poo Increases Crop Growth and Reduces Pollution

Read Story

August 8, 2017


Meat of the Matter: Prairie Politics

Read Story

August 3, 2017


The Grassroots of Sustainability: Beef's Sustainability Advantage

Read Story

July 20, 2017

The Washington Post

Here's how much giving up beef helps - or doesn't help - the planet

Read Story

July 18, 2017

Geek Wire

Innovating 'til the cows come home

Read Story

July 15, 2017

Los Angeles Times

Eating beef isn't as bad for the planet as environmental activists claim

Read Story

July 14, 2017


U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Gathers

Read Story

June 20, 2017


Why we should take a hard look at our food choices if we want to fight climate change

Read Story