Aim for Climate, other ag initiatives launched during COP26

November 18, 2021

Several countries and organizations announced agricultural climate initiatives during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The United States and the United Arab Emirates formally launched the Agriculture Innovation Mission for …

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Infrastructure bill, budget reconciliation cut short Congress’ August recess

August 26, 2021

Work on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the budget reconciliation process have cut short Congress’ traditional August recess. Both bills passed the Senate earlier this month and are being considered in the House. These two …

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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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Senate to reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act of the 116th Congress

April 22, 2021

Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) reintroduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act this week. The bill establishes a Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Certification Program to …

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