A federal appeals court blocks enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s vaccine and testing mandate for private employers, saying the rules raise “serious constitutional concerns” and would severely harm businesses.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his three-day trip to the international climate conference in Glasgow showed the importance that agriculture will play in the Biden administration’s plans to address climate change.
Consumers in 10 countries, including the United States, France, Germany, the UK, New Zealand and Singapore, don’t see it as a priority to make major changes to agriculture or their diets to address climate change, according to a new survey.
Farm groups are cheering final congressional passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill after weeks of delay in the House. The bill includes $550 billion in new spending for a range of needs affecting agriculture and rural Americans — from broadband to roads and bridges, inland waterways, Western water projects and clean energy development.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. has made it clear at the climate summit in Glasgow that the United States has re-engaged in the global climate change discussion but also has emphasized that “agriculture is not part of the problem. It's part of the solution.”