3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Water Quality and Beef Sustainability – Producer Survey
Dear Beef Producer,
Water quality is important to
sustainable beef production. Every day beef producers implement practices that
improve water quality, reduce nutrients in surface waters, or have positive
impacts on water quality through land use and pasture and range management.
Some of these practices are encouraged through cost share programs by the USDA,
but many others are implemented for a variety of other reasons.
To characterize water quality
management practices implemented by beef producers and to assist NCBA in their
beef sustainability efforts, the following survey has been developed: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7Wisdj40tE6ksgR. We hope you will take a few minutes to help us in
This survey is completely
voluntary, anonymous, confidential, and should take less than 10 minutes to
complete. You may skip questions that you are not comfortable answering and you
may withdraw from participation at any time. Be assured that your responses
will not be linked directly to you, as all data will be combined. Futhermore,
all responses will be reported in summary form only. There is no risk involved
in responding to this survey.
If you have any questions, feel
free to contact Drs. Dan Loy or Patrick Gunn. Thank you for your commitment to
the future of U.S. beef cattle industry!
Director, Iowa Beef Center
Beef Cow-calf Specialist