Chinese officials have given their blessing to a handful of strains of alfalfa, canola and other crops, offering a sense of optimism that the wheels may be turning on the country’s notoriously slow approval process.
USDA’s top climate adviser is trying to dispel concerns that the administration’s carbon spending will crowd out private investors. That’s a concern shared by some entities that are building private carbon credit markets.
Hundreds of business leaders, including some in the ag industry, are calling on Congress not to delay confirming the results of November’s presidential election. Congress is set to meet today to count the electoral votes.