Sen. Charles Grassley (R- IA) says it’s bad for the economy if more than 50 tax breaks for businesses are not reauthorized by the end of the year, but the White House might actively oppose a bill unless certain provisions are added for middle-class families.
While ag groups are typically focused on the big picture when it comes to EPA’s plans for more water control, changing emission standards, or handling climate change, there is another side to the overreach that doesn’t typically get as much coverage— the actual bottom line of EPA’s damage—the never ending fines.
Take the Brazilian boom town of Sorriso, Mato Grosso, which stood on the northernmost edge of the state’s soybean frontier 15 years ago. It is as remote from the Atlantic port terminals as North Dakota is from Pacific Northwest ports, but back then, visiting U.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy cited ozone’s damaging effects on children and the elderly, with plans to move forward on tightening limits on the pollutant for the first time since 2008.
“The animals become comfortable eating and gaining weight or in the parlor letting milk down. Keep in mind that cattle are able to identify individual handlers and remember positive and negative handling experiences that impact milk production and subsequent behavior during handling.
The study was funded in part by Texas A&M AgriLife Research Cropping System Program, Pioneer Hybrids International and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Ogallala Program. Other team members were: Thomas Marek, AgriLife Research Irrigation Engineer, Amarillo; Dr.
Discussion topics focused on the integration of meat and livestock industries, sustainability and innovation, intergenerational succession planning and key trade issues such as U.S. Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) and regulatory cooperation.
Celebrating its 25th year, the Environmental Stewardship Award Program has opened its nomination season for 2015 award. Established in 1991 by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the program has recognized the outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of U.