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    USDA Announces $633 Million Investment in Rural Communities

    USDA announced this past Friday a $633 million investment to reduce the impacts of climate change on rural communities. With the passage […]

    December 7, 2021
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    California Governor Signs Largest Climate Investment in State History

    California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a $15 billion package to address various climate-related impacts on the state. The legislation includes funding […]

    October 1, 2021
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    Biden Announces Pledge to Reduce Methane Emissions by 30%

    In a global pledge by the U.S. and European Union, President Biden announced a Monday the goal of a 30% reduction in […]

    September 21, 2021
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    Climate, COVID and Disaster Assistance; Secretary Vilsack Addresses Concerns in Recent Town Hall

    After six months on the job for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, there’s no shortage of issues remaining top-of-mind for U.S. […]

    September 8, 2021
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    Beef Producers to Expand Consumer Efforts on Sustainability, Education

    As consumers continue to list sustainability and animal welfare as priorities when considering beef products, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has […]

    August 31, 2021
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    Carbon Task Force Discuss Ways to Increase Farmer Incentives

    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has created a new carbon-sequestration task force to find ways to incentivize landowners and increase participation. Carbon sequestration […]

    August 26, 2021
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    USDA Calls for Expanded ‘Climate-Smart’ Ag Rewards for Farmers

    The Agriculture Department has new goals to secure financial incentives for farmers who participate in carbon-conservation practices according to their new climate […]

    May 24, 2021
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    Climate Variability Rising in Cattle Country — Researchers

    Half of the nation’s beef herd — around 16 million head — is in the Great Plains, and the industry generates more […]

    May 18, 2021
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    USDA Announces CRP Expansion

    The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has long been a fixture among the land use options available to U.S. farmers. But participation has […]

    April 22, 2021
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    House Ag Committee Leader Announces Climate Bills

    House Ag Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson late last week announced five new packages of legislation targeting solutions to climate change. The bills […]

    April 20, 2021