Small businesses have a crucial role to play in ensuring COVID-19 vaccines get into the arms of rural Americans, who have been less eager than their urban and suburban counterparts to get the shots, panelists said at a virtual summit Thursday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering new climate disclosure rules for corporations that could have far-reaching implications for U.S. farmers, depending on how stringent the regulations turn out to be.
California ranchers knew months ago they were in for another dry year, and as drought grips most of the state, how a particular area’s conditions are labeled by the U.S. Drought Monitor could be a factor in whether, or how well, some ranches survive.
A new Colorado labor law, which includes specifics on overtime pay and the use of hand-weeding, has passed the Colorado Senate and will be heard by the House State, Civic, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday, June 3.
President Joe Biden released his full budget request for fiscal 2022, detailing his plans to ramp up spending at the Agriculture Department for climate research and agricultural adaptation while also increasing spending for environmental regulation at the Environmental Protection Agency and Interior Department.