Mead Ethanol Plant Cleanup Ongoing – DTN Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
A group of seed and agrichemical companies have mostly taken over cleanup and remediation efforts from the state of Nebraska for an ethanol plant contaminated with their pesticides after the […]

Ag Lawsuits: Army Corps of Engineers Argues Against Mismanagement of Mississippi River – DTN Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
Federal attorneys for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers argue the use of structures to maintain the navigation channel on a 195-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from St. Louis, […]

Biofuels: Nebraska and EPA Look for Solutions to AltEn Ethanol Plant Waste – DTN May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agricultural corn seed giants started working on a containment strategy as Nebraska environmental regulators began taking stock of the pesticide and fungicide contamination at an ethanol plant that processed treated […]

Ag Groups Fashion Carbon Reduction Plan For Biden Administration Nov 18, 2020

🕔Nov 18, 2020
A group of farm organizations on Tuesday announced a set of proposals for how agriculture should tackle climate change, as they expect to see more aggressive measures taken to lower […]

Microplastics Harmful to Farm Crops – Study Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
A Kansas State University crop physiologist has found that plastic products have an adverse effect on land-based organisms, such as farm crops. Mary Beth Kirkham, University Distinguished Professor in agronomy […]

Prevent Plant as Land Diversion Policy Jul 1, 2019

🕔Jul 1, 2019
Prevent plant corn and soybean acres may be a record in 2019. Prevent plant is an insurance product.  It is also a conditional land diversion program.  The condition is that […]

Organic Farming Worse for Climate than Conventional Practices, Says Study Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. This is the finding of a new international study involving […]

“High Yield” Farming – More “Eco-Friendly,” International Study Indicates Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018
Agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than “high-yield” farming that uses less land, a new […]

Cotton: New Chinese Policy a Boon to U.S. Farmers Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017
China for years has been the final destination for the products that we as American’s recycle, much to the dismay of the Chinese environment.  Apparently “enough is enough” as they […]

Nutrient Runoff: Progress Slow on Handling Mississippi River Dead Zone – DTN Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017
Though the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico has continued to expand in recent years, a report by a Mississippi River basin taskforce to Congress shows basin states are […]

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