Commissioner Franz is advocating for legislation that would add the Washington State DNR to the list of non-profit and private businesses that can pursue carbon offset projects and sell carbon credits.
Nori Inc. is looking to scale up its agricultural carbon credit program through a partnership with agrochemical giant Bayer AG and its new digital platform that helps producers implement and manage regenerative practices such as cover crops and conservation tillage.
Competition for irrigation water is heating up across the West and Plains states and the battles are expected to become more intense in coming years. With that in mind, Nebraska is taking a proactive approach to ensure access to water when it’s needed, even at the risk of starting a dispute with its neighbors in Colorado.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, already grappling with the infant formula crisis, told lawmakers Thursday the agency lacks the leadership and staff to properly regulate food safety and appealed for more funding.
NASA scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig, a renowned climatologist and an agronomist who founded a global project for modeling the impact of climate change on the food supply, was announced Thursday as the 2022 World Food Prize laureate.
The Biden administration is setting lofty goals for its $1 billion initiative to develop marketable climate-smart commodities, while establishing an aggressive timetable to get pilot projects underway before Congress writes the next farm bill.
Republicans on the House Agriculture Committee are raising concerns the Biden administration is putting too much emphasis on promoting climate-related ag practices, with one GOP member suggesting the policy was increasing food prices.
Some $80 billion in climate-related agriculture funding hangs in the balance as President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats try to save at least part of his $1.7 trillion Build Back Better spending package.