View From the Cab
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:10AM CDT
Our 2020 View From the Cab farmers celebrate an independence to farm and take a break from it when they wish.
Ag Role in House Climate Plan
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:06AM CDT
After months of hearings, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a 547-page report that focuses on "rapid development of wind, solar, energy efficiency and other zero-carbon energy sources." The plan, with a long list of proposals for agriculture, could provide a boost to biofuels and promote carbon sequestration markets, but industry groups such the Fertilizer Institute warn against higher production costs.
EPA Holding Up on RFS Volumes
Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:54AM CDT
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said his agency doesn't plan to release proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes before Friday's federal holiday. The ethanol industry has been anticipating the release of those volume levels. Wheeler held a call Wednesday mainly to tout environmental provisions in the USMCA deal.
Farm Progress, HHD Shows Canceled
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:10AM CDT
Because of rising cases of COVID-19 in most of the United States, Farm Progress announced June 28 the 2020 Farm Progress Show is canceled after stating less than two weeks ago that the show would still happen. The 2020 Husker Harvest Days Show also is canceled.