Kat Taylor: Rural America can and should lead on climate

Kat Taylor Steyer wrote an op-ed piece for the Sioux Times regarding the issue of the Climate Crisis and the work her and husband have been doing on their ranch in Northern California.  She mentioned her tour of Birds and Bees Urban Farm with Kathy Byrnes and Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa’s fearless leaders, as part of her and her husband’s efforts to understand how climate change has affected Iowans and the particular environmental issues this region has been dealing with.

The following is an excerpt from the article: “Over the last few days, I met with local leaders about the climate change conversation in Iowa. Talking to former State Rep. Ed Fallon and his activist wife, Kathy Byrnes, at their wonderful urban farm, former Agriculture Secretary and Lt. Gov. Patty Judge, and farmer and faith leader Matt Russell, I learned so much about rural Iowa’s issues and local environmental advocacy. The past few days have reaffirmed what Tom and I thought when we started TomKat Ranch. We need to recognize the innovation and leadership of farmers and ranchers across rural America. They are leading concerning responsible agriculture methods which sequester carbon naturally, restoring our soil with fertility.”

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By Kat Taylor Steyer, Sioux City Journal, November 21st, 2019

Click the following link to read the rest of the article: https://siouxcityjournal.com/opinion/columnists/other-voices-kat-taylor-rural-america-can-and-should-lead/article_68ed38c9-fb46-5e6c-9ce6-1fb7fa0b688d.html