One topic we are hearing a lot about is GMO labeling, and many in agriculture have concerns with individual state laws instead of a national policy. Chris Galen, senior vice-president of communications with the National Milk Producers Federation, says the science is very clear when it comes to GMO’s but not all agree with it.
For some college students, summer is underway. And for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student Taylor Martin, that means her summer internship with the Georgia Beef Board and Georgia Cattlemen’s Association has started.
Nearly 2,000 producers from across the country became Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified, thanks to the recent on-line “free-certification” period supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI).
Groups opposed to modern livestock production, including the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), like to blame cows, pigs, sheep and chickens for contributing significantly to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). But a recent report says otherwise.
GMO labeling continues to be a major discussion for many in agriculture. And Chris Galen, senior vice-president of communications with the National Milk Producers Federation, explains the concerns they have with it.
We’ve been talking the past few weeks about Bama’s Best Beef Contest. And Erin Beasley, director of consumer marketing for the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, gives us an update on where things stand with that contest.