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  1. Top Ag News
    How Farmers Can Expect Assistance from USDA’s $2.8 Billion for Climate-Smart Practices

    The USDA’s $2.8 billion investment in climate-smart agricultural practices has been confirmed for use in 70 projects throughout the country. Under the […]

    September 15, 2022
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    Bi-Partisan Support Drives Voluntary Conservation Policy Crop Insurance Discount

    Lawmakers continue to push for a cover crop incentive bill despite a proposed $25-per-acre incentive failing to survive the latest climate law. […]

    September 9, 2022
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    $20 Billion for Voluntary Conservation Practices Passed by Senate Democrats

    Democratic Senators passed legislation Sunday that includes $20 billion for voluntary conservation practices. Vice President Kamala Harris ended up casting the tie-breaking […]

    August 9, 2022
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    Senate to Vote on Climate-Smart Ag Deal

    U.S. Senate democrats reached a deal this past week on legislation that would add $20 billion in funding for climate-smart agricultural practices. […]

    August 1, 2022
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    National Pork Producers Council Submits Comments on Climate Disclosure Proposal

    The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) filed comments to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 17 regarding reporting requirements […]

    June 22, 2022
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    The Top 13 Trends to Watch for in Food Production

    A new whitepaper exploring the potential future of agriculture could look like was recently released, titled “The Future of Food Production.” The […]

    May 23, 2022
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    Pork Leaders Discuss Technology, Labor at Swine Innovation Forum

    As pork industry leaders met at North Carolina State University’s Swine Innovation Forum, technology and labor remained key topics throughout the event. […]

    May 18, 2022
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    USDA Begins $6 Billion in Disaster-Relief Payments

    USDA announced Monday $6 billion in payments to crop producers impacted by 2020 and 2021 natural disasters. Relief payments will be distributed […]

    May 17, 2022
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    2023 Farm Bill Must Account for Disaster Assistance, Inflation, Climate

    The 2023 Farm Bill could look quite different from the last two, according to Senate Agriculture Committee members at a hearing this […]

    May 12, 2022
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    USDA Announces $800 Million Climate Change Investment on Earth Day

    Announced this past Friday on Earth Day, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack provided details for an $800 million investment on behalf of the […]

    April 25, 2022