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USDA Report Reveals Bioeconomy Opportunities

The US Department of Agriculture released a report Tuesday that synthesizes existing bioeconomy literature and explores how government policies and industry business-to-business sustainability programs are driving the biobased economy. The report is a prelude to a more comprehensive upcoming economic study to be released by the USDA’s BioPreferred program on the economic … Read more »

USDA: Expired Farm Bill Conservation Practices Reduced NoX Leaving Fields by 48%

USDA: Expired Farm Bill Conservation Practices Reduced NoX Leaving Fields by 48%

A record number of voluntary conservation practices adopted by Chesapeake Bay farmers since 2006 have significantly reduced the amount of nitrogen, sediment and phosphorus leaving cultivated croplands, according to a USDA report. The report, Impacts of Conservation Adoption on Cultivated Acres of Cropland in the Chesapeake Bay Region, 2003-06 to … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: Fed’s Carbon Cost, Farm Bill, TSCA

The White House has sharply increased the internal cost it places on carbon, a move that could significantly affect future decisions on policy decisions from the Keystone XL pipeline to power plant emissions rules to efficiency standards for appliances and industrial equipment, InsideClimate News reports. The administration’s central estimate for … Read more »

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Groups Urge Farm Energy Bill Support

More than 100 national, state and regional organizations have written to members of the US Congress urging them to support a Farm Bill with mandatory funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. The letter was sent to House and Senate Agriculture Committees and was organized by the Agriculture Energy Coalition, … Read more »