President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Elaine Trevino as the next ag trade negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Department of Agriculture has announced three individuals who will hold key staff positions.
The overwhelming majority of federally threatened and endangered species are likely to be “adversely affected” by three commonly used neonicotinoid insecticides, the Environmental Protection Agency said in draft assessments that were met with immediate criticism from grower groups.
Representatives of state farm bureaus, as well as individual farmers and ranchers, spoke out in favor of keeping the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule in place at an online meeting today.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose trimming biofuel usage mandates for 2021, while increasing the renewable volume obligations for next year, a Capitol Hill source confirmed to Agri-Pulse.
Biofuel industry and corn farmers are asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for a new hearing on a ruling that struck down a 2019 decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to allow year-around E15 sales.
Bayer has filed a petition with the Supreme Court requesting the review of a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that upheld a $25 million award to a California man who alleges exposure to Roundup caused his Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.