Clay Pope

Clay Pope

Clay Pope is a farmer and rancher from Loyal, Okla., and is working as a consultant to the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub. He also serves on as a board member of the Oklahoma Wheat Growers Assn. He is former executive director of the Oklahoma Assn. of Conservation Districts.

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The Changing Climate Will Likely Impact Everything, Including Yields

A map created in 2020 by ProPublica offers some food for thought, as it shows projected yield changes in the U.S. for the years 2040-2060 due to increased heat and drought. Spoiler Alert: The southern states, including large parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and even Missouri, could be facing massive yield drops. 


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My Cows Sequester More Carbon Than Your Hybrid Car

Producers should try to reduce methane levels from livestock, by improving feed conversion efficiency to reduce the amount of feed consumed, says Clay Pope. But we also need to understand that cattle, sheep, chickens and pigs are not the villains some people make them out to be.
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