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Gunnison Ranchers Use Grazing Patterns to Regenerate Land

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Courtesy of Parker Pastures
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A cow grazes at Parker Pastures.

Livestock operations contribute a significant percentage of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The beef industry, which takes more water and land than other kinds of meat production, is often seen as a major problem.

KBUT’s Alissa Johnson visits a ranch in Gunnison County that wants to change that idea.

This story is part of Western Slope Resources Reporting, a collaboration between community radio stations KOTO, KBUT, KVNF, KDNK, and KSJD. It provides in-depth coverage of how people and organizations are finding creative and positive ways to overcome natural resource-related challenges in the region.