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Keep up to date with the latest in sustainable beef at Cargill and beyond.

Burger King, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Cargill to Help Conserve and Restore Southern Great Plains Grasslands and Wildlife Through Regenerative Agriculture Practices.

This five-year initiative with up to $5 million in funding, brings together two major beef brands dedicated to emissions reduction, reinforcing the important role beef and cattle play in helping the Great Plains thrive. The funding is expected to generate 1:1 matching contributions from NFWF, creating a total on-the-ground impact of up to $10 million […]

April 12, 2022

Cargill and A&W Canada partner with ALUS to scale climate change mitigation efforts

Collaborating to advance rancher-led regenerative agricultural practices through the “New Acre™ Project.” Climate change is often considered the greatest challenge of our time. We believe action to address it can be advanced through effective collaboration. ALUS is a Canadian-based organization that promotes nature-based solutions to sustain agriculture and biodiversity for generations to come. It has […]

August 15, 2021

Cargill launches a cross-industry collaboration to accelerate dairy-beef crossbreeding

A three-year Dairy Beef Accelerator program will support producers in advancing their understanding of the benefits of cattle crossbreeding. The North American beef and dairy industry is already one of the most efficient in the world, with producers achieving larger volumes of high-quality protein with lower resource inputs than those in other countries. One innovative […]

August 1, 2021

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Sysco and Cargill to scale sustainable grazing practices across 1 million acres of grassland in the Southern Great Plains

Initiative supports efforts by ranchers in region that produces 30 percent of beef in the U.S., focuses on carbon sequestration

April 19, 2021

125,000-acre initiative aims to conserve Canadian prairies through collaboration with ranchers

Ducks Unlimited Canada, McDonald’s Canada and Cargill support expansion of Canadian grazing land and forages to help combat impacts of climate change and protect wildlife.

March 25, 2021

Is Seaweed a Viable Solution to Reduce Methane Emission?

Seaweed-based feed ingredients have recently been highlighted as a possible solution to reducing enteric methane emissions in cattle and mitigate climate change – but there is still a lot to learn.

December 23, 2020

BeefUp Sustainability Welcomes Seven Experts as Advisors

Bench of diverse external voices will offer guidance on the initiative’s strategy to build a more resilient and sustainable beef supply chain. One of the greatest challenges of our time is addressing the urgency of climate change. To feed a growing population while protecting the planet, we believe we can unlock the potential within our […]

October 21, 2020

World Wildlife Fund Joins the Walmart Foundation, Cargill, McDonald’s to Launch Million-Acre Grazing Initiative to Help Restore Grasslands, Address Climate Change

The initiative will scale up sustainable cattle grazing and connect ranchers across Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota to help preserve grasslands, improve soil health, support biodiversity and improve both producer and climate change resilience.

September 22, 2020

The Nature Conservancy, Cargill, McDonald’s and Target unite to support Nebraska farmers’ regenerative agriculture practices to invest in an even more sustainable beef supply chain

The five-year, $8.5 million project will impact 100,000 acres of row crops and feed production in a key beef producing region to build on farmers’ ongoing efforts to mitigate and adapt to impacts of climate change

August 27, 2020

Burger King, Cargill and World Wildlife Fund work to mitigate effects of climate change with new grassland restoration project

Three-year reseeding project will use cattle grazing to restore ecosystem and protect wildlife

July 1, 2020