Efforts are underway to help improve the soil health in grazing lands. And Eddie Jolley, conservation agronomist with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is encouraging owners of grazing land in Alabama to think about soil health.
We told you a couple of weeks ago that the University of Florida was working with the Beef Quality Assurance program, in conjunction with other universities across the country, to see how it’s doing. Dwain Johnson, UF professor of meat science, says the effort is to see if there are areas that the BQA program needs to concentrate on in the future.
On Wednesday, Rep. Rodney Davis from Illinois, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, held a hearing to highlight the positive and negative factors impacting cost of production.