When the Cattlemen’s Beef Board was looking into ways to better communicate with producers about the activities of the next week’s Cattle Industry Convention, especially their committee meetings, they turned to blogging and asked us to create and manage the site.
We’re hearing a lot about bio-security in agriculture today. If you wonder how the issue is being handled in the dairy business then you should listen to what Pennsylvania dairy producer Lew Gardner has to say.
Quality assurance is the key to getting a jump on consumer concerns related to dairy and livestock production such as nutrient management and animal care.
I know posting has been a little light in the last day or so but we’ll be making up for that. In part the reason has had to do with me travelling and conducting several presentations on blogging and podcasting for agribusiness.
I thought I’d share a little DFA Radio Talk on the “. . . controversial hearing regarding amendments to the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas milk marketing orders spanned four months and three cities in late 2003 and early 2004 – but it’s finally resulted in USDA’s announcement of a final decision.
A little butter makes things better. In this case The Farm Show got kicked off in Pennsylvania with a sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter that was donated by the Land O’Lakes plant in Carlisle, PA.
I don’t know how many of you will be interested in this but I just recently interviewed Mike John, who is the president-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Since you may be interested in what’s going on with the beef side of the business I thought I’d post a link to the interview here so you can listen to it.