Climate, carbon credits and layers; bad and good news

May 6, 2021

Many egg producers hearing talk about farmers being paid big money for carbon credits want to find a way to sell emissions reductions in these markets. Carbon credits are generated by reducing or mitigating their …

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Farm, environmental groups weigh in on carbon

May 6, 2021

A coalition of farm and environmental groups said USDA should use a carbon bank to test concepts for carbon markets, encourage carbon-friendly farming practices and ensure farmers benefit from carbon credit trading. The Food and …

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Bonnie nominated as under secretary; Bronaugh hearing set

April 22, 2021

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is closer to having a sub-Cabinet in place.  President Biden nominated a key under secretary, and the Senate Agriculture Committee scheduled a hearing on April 22 on Biden’s nominee for …

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