Back in March, Tesla's Elon Musk promised to have a proposed battery storage system at the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia up and running within 100 days, or he'd foot the bill. The project clock started ticking in September and...Show More Summary
By Kevin Patrick Allen, Public News Service - Iowa Iowa plays a large role in the process of creating a farm bill and, with less than one year remaining before the current bill expires, work is underway to draft legislation that will support farmers in the state. Sens. Show More Summary
Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst represented the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) at last week’s NAFB Trade Talk. As you can guess, trade, 2018 farm bill and tax reform were key issues we discussed. When it comes to NAFTA renegotiations, Hurst said, “U.S. Show More Summary
Work on the the 2018 farm bill has begun. So has public debate on what the legislation should contain, and long-standing differences are surfacing again. Thinkstock / Special to the Forum According to a new report from the Environmental...Show More Summary
The state Assembly is poised to pass a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. The Republican proposal would set up state licenses for farmers looking to grow … Click to Continue »
The National Deer Alliance (NDA) is urging deer hunters across the country to contact their federal lawmakers and express their support of the 2018 Farm Bill. This post National Deer Alliance Urges Hunters to Support 2018 Farm Bill appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The state Senate is set to vote on a bill that would allow farmers to grow hemp. The bill would set up state licenses for farmers looking to grow industrial … Click to Continue »
Pheasants, Quail Forever urge upland hunters to contact Congressional leaders this fall hunting season to stress the importance of the 2018 Farm Bill. This post CRP Advocacy Efforts of Upland Hunters Critical During November appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
If you've been looking for a mobile version of Stardew Valley, Blocky Farm definitely fits the bill, allowing you to create the farm of your dreams. You'll raise your own crops and livestock in this pocket-sized farming sim. [Read m...
Craft cider is big business in New York. Just look at the rise of state-certified farm cideries, in addition to the strong contingent of bars and restaurants dedicated to serving the stuff. Now Bad Seed, what's being billed as the city's...Show More Summary
House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (R-TX) says they are moving forward with work on the 2018 Farm Bill. “Still on track for late for fourth quarter (this year) or early first quarter of next year,” said Conaway during a conference call with reporters Wednesday. “We’re going to be ready on the committee…when floor time opens up.” Rep. Conaway was... Read More
Today, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) released its comprehensive 2018 farm bill policy platform, "An Agenda for the 2018 Farm Bill." NSAC has been a leader in agricultural policy for more than 30 years, and has...Show More Summary
The state Senate's agriculture committee is set to approve a bill that would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp. The proposal would set up state licenses for famers looking to … Click to Continue »
Opening day of the 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo featured a Farm Bill Listening Session held in the R.W. Griffin Building and hosted by Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA). Also in attendance were Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) and Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL) and all are members of the House Agriculture Committee. Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black served as moderator. The session... Read More
As we move toward reauthorization of the next farm bill, the Conservation Title programs, funding, and authorities are more critical now than ever. The farm conservation community, representing agriculture, wildlife, sportsmen, conservation,...Show More Summary
In yesterday's post G. Tracy Mehan III of the American Water Works Association discussed certain aspects of the Farm Bill. Well, the CRS has just (5 October 2017) published the report, What Is the Farm Bill? by Renée Johnson and Jim Monke. So let's find out. Download CRS_What_Is_Farm_Bill_5Oct2017 Summary The...
G. Tracy Mehan III, a frequent contributor to WaterWired, Mehan is former Assistant Administrator for Water at US EPA in the administration of President George W. Bush and now executive director for government affairs at the American Water Works Association, the world’s oldest and largest water association with 50,000 members....
A legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in Wisconsin. The Senate agriculture committee was scheduled to hold a public hearing … Click to Continue »
Montana utility regulators have approved more favorable contract terms for a proposed solar farm west of Billings. But developers still aren't sure the numbers will work out to sell the … Click to Continue »