Sara Place
    Title Sr. Dir., Sustainable Beef Production
    Organization National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    Organization Web Site
    Industry Type Agriculture
    Languages I speak English
    Please list your areas of Expertise Sustainable Beef Production
    Summarize your expertise in greater detail My area of specialization is the sustainable management of livestock production systems focusing on researching opportunities to improve the economic, social, and environmental facets of livestock production in concert.
    Books & Articles Published •Do growth promotants reduce environmental impact?

    •Does grass-finished beef leave a lower carbon footprint than grain-finished beef?

    •How does carbon sequestration affect the sustainability of beef?

    •Would removing beef from the diet actually reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

    •Does beef really use that much water?

    •How does the carbon footprint of U.S. beef compare to global beef?

    •Climate Change: Animal Systems

    •The nexus of environmental quality and livestock welfare.

    •Beef production in balance: Considerations for life cycle analyses

    •Construction and operation of a ventilated hood system for measuring greenhouse gas and volatile organic compound emissions from cattle
    Educational Background Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Beef Production Research

    UC Davis, Ph.D., Animal Biology

    Cornell University, B.S., Animal Science

    State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville, A.A.S., Agriculture Business
    Country US
    State CO
    Office Phone 303-850-3383
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