This is the third part of a four-part series examining the promise of cover crops, the potential for them to meet the nation’s environmental goals that rest on their success, and the possible pitfalls facing policymakers.
The House and Senate Agriculture committees have long been known as some of the most bipartisan panels in Congress. But when one party or the other insists on pushing through a partisan policy priority, the result can be the kind of rancor that marked a House Ag Committee on Tuesday.
Commitments to eradicate hunger and address climate change will receive a lot of attention at the United Nations Food Systems Summit Thursday, but new reports released in advance of the event demonstrate the steep challenges faced by the world’s nations.
The American Sugar Alliance has elevated Robert Johansson to the new role of director of economics and policy analysis, and Katharine Emerson has returned to the World Food Program USA as its new chief of staff.
The overwhelming majority of federally threatened and endangered species are likely to be “adversely affected” by three commonly used neonicotinoid insecticides, the Environmental Protection Agency said in draft assessments that were met with immediate criticism from grower groups.