Let's talk sustainability.
COW FARTS is what everyone is saying produces the most methane in agriculture? Cows don't fart very much- they burp! The cow's burp is what adds the methane to the environment that everyone is talking about. There's no denying that cows contribute to greenhouse gases, but the real question is how much do they actually contribute?
Neogen Corporation, a local DNA Testing Company has helped us significantly improve our beef quality since adopting the DNA Test.
“According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the largest sources of U.S. GHG emissions in 2016 were electricity production (28 percent of total emissions), transportation (28 percent) and industry (22 percent). All of agriculture accounted for a total of 9 percent. All of animal agriculture contributes less than half of this amount, representing 3.9 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
When a third grader from a rural community told me that eggs came from cows because they were next to the dairy items in the grocery store, I knew it was the agricultural community’s job to step up and start educating the people that matter to food producers the most: consumers.