The Environmental Protection Agency has flipped its official position in a critical court case for the future of waivers from the nation’s biofuel mandate, offering a signal of the Biden administration’s view on a major aspect of renewable fuels policy.
Grimmway Farms has brought on Keri Morrelli as the new product innovation and development director and the Produce for Better Health Foundation has selected Matt Middleton as its new chairman of the board.
The Department of Agriculture and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative have announced key staff appointments, and former Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud has taken a new role with Aimpoint Research.
The Senate begins its impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump this week even as his successor pushes lawmakers to meet his demands for a $1.9 trillion package of coronavirus relief measures.
Michael Regan, the Biden administration’s nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, committed Wednesday to work with the agriculture community as he tackles thorny issues involving the Renewable Fuel Standard and implementation of the Clean Water Act.
New faces on the Senate Agriculture Committee, Danny Dumas has been hired by Courchesne Larose, a Canadian wholesaler, to be the new president of Courchesne Larose USA, United Natural Foods has named Dorn Wenninger its senior vice president of produce.
Tom Vilsack gets a chance this week to outline his vision for a second stint at the Agriculture Department in which he will be expected to play a major role in carrying out President Joe Biden’s climate policy and racial justice agenda.