Proposed regulations that could require public corporations to start reporting on the greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains would saddle producers with significant costs and threaten the privacy of farm data, according to an analysis by the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Pennsylvania still has a long way to go in reducing nutrient pollution from its farms, jeopardizing the success of the federal-state “blueprint” for achieving restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, a new report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation concludes.
Silvopasture, an historical practice that involves integrating trees into pasture-based systems for livestock, appears to be growing in popularity as farmers look for ways to help keep animals happy and healthy while maintaining or increasing revenue.
The Chesapeake Bay continues to face challenges to its health from water and air pollution, leaders of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said in releasing its biannual report Tuesday, which gave the estuary’s health a D+.
Seventeen states and two cities are suing the Trump administration over its Navigable Waters Protection Rule, joining a host of environmental groups that have already filed lawsuits challenging the new definition of "waters of the U.S."