Despite the fact that agriculture and forestry are a net carbon sink, we should use practices that reduce emissions and sink carbon back into the Earth.
As the fervor over many controversial ag topics thaws, climate change seems to be getting catapulted to the lead of the social discussion.
The Green New Deal calls on the U.S. to take a leading role in reducing emissions but farmers are already well ahead of this curve.
John Deere has set its sights on a robust set of sustainability goals that the company and its employees will work to achieve by the end of fiscal year 2022. “The 2022 Sustainability Goals address John Deere’s commitment to an ever-changing world and the need to protect its most valuable resources – both natural and […]
Third-generation South Dakota rancher Todd Mortenson testified in support of S. 2421, the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act, aka the FARM Act, which would prevent the federal government from regulating nearly 200,000 animal agricultural operations as if they were toxic Superfund sites. Mortensen delivered his testimony at a hearing of the Senate’s Environment and Public […]
Congress has gone to bat for livestock producers with the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act (FARM Act), which would put a stop to having to report livestock emissions. Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate this week that would prevent farms, ranches, and other agricultural operations from having to report livestock manure data under […]
Livestock gives us more than food — our columnist explains the vital complexities of the industry and its impact.