Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Articles by Noah Wicks

Cover crops

Ag sectors welcome cover crop payments, but will they be enough?

A provision of congressional Democrats' Build Back Better Act that would pay producers $25 per acre to plant cover crops is getting serious attention from sectors in the agriculture industry with ambitious climate goals, though others are unsure of how effective the measure will be in comparison to existing programs.
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Corteva picks Magro as new CEO

Chuck Magro is set to become the next CEO of Corteva, the company's board announced Thursday. He'll take the place of Jim Collins as the leader of the seed, crop protection and digital solutions company; Collins plans to retire at the end of the year.



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COVID vaccination

USDA rolls out timeline for federal vaccination mandate

The Department of Agriculture will require all federal employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22, except those who are “legally entitled to a reasonable or religious accommodation,” according to a workplace safety plan outlining the department's pandemic response.
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