A new grant from the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation and the Soil Health Institute centered around regenerative cotton-growing practices aims to eliminate one million tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by 2026.
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Chavonda Jacobs-Young to become undersecretary for research, education, and economics and USDA's chief scientist, and Pat Wolff joined the Maryland Farm Bureau as senior director of national affairs.
President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisers tell Agri-Pulse they’re optimistic that rural residents will get vaccinated in sufficient numbers to stop the virus from circulating. But these advisers say they know people who may be hesitant about getting a shot have to hear from their doctors and other local people they trust.
A Nov. 17 webinar will focus on explaining measurements of the soil microbiome and how the data is used to better understand how changes in agronomic management affect the ability of the soil to support cropping systems.
Agriculture groups, private industries, and federal and state legislators are driving soil health initiatives around the country, helping farmers and ranchers overcome the obstacles of implementing these practices on their operations.