Members of the media, public information officers, and others
interested in learning more about the House Soils Caucus are invited to attend a press conference on Wednesday January 17, 2007.
Learn why House members are interested in real â€œdirt,â€ from the science to the conservation of soils, and how this Caucus can impact Congress.
WHO: House Soils Caucus Co-Chairs; Reps. Jim Costa (D-20th CA), Stephanie Herseth (D-At Large, SD), Tom Latham (R-4th IA), Marilyn Musgrave (R-4th CO)
WHAT: House Soils Caucus Press Conference
WHERE: Cannon Terrace at the corner of Independence & New Jersey in Washington, DC
WHEN: Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 am
WHY: The four House Soils Caucus Co-Chairs will announce the creation of the House Soils Caucus and discuss its role as a scientific resource to Congress in the areas of water quality, soil conservation, agriculture, and bioenergy.