Global Food Systems

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Livestock sustainability researcher to give Gardiner Lecture Oct. 11

A sustainability expert who has spent nearly two decades studying the relationship between the livestock industry and air quality, will be the featured speaker for the Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems lecture Oct. 11 at Kansas State University.

Frank Mitloehner’s talk, “Rethinking Methane: Animal Agriculture’s Path to Climate Neutrality,” is scheduled for 7 p.m. in McCain Auditorium. Admission is free.

Understanding the impact of livestock emissions on the climate is more complex than is often understood, according to Mitloehner.


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