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SD legislature approves carbon pipeline bills

The South Dakota Legislature has passed three bills outlining landowner protections and requiring additional payments from companies if they want to build a carbon pipeline in the state. After a conference committee meeting on Wednesday, Senate Bill 201 now requires the carbon pipelines pay... Read More.

Carbon pipeline bills move through SD Legislature

The South Dakota House passed a bill on Wednesday that would make it easier for the Summit Carbon Pipeline to move forward and some state agriculture groups are responding positively. Senate Bill 201 sets new regulations on pipeline infrastructure and allows counties to charge... Read More.

IFCA watching numerous bills in IL General Assembly

The head of the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association (IFCA) is keeping a close eye on bills being debated in the statehouse. Kevin Johnson, president of IFCA, says there are several proposals targeting pesticides… “There’s a dicamba ban,” he says, “There’s a 2-4-D ester ban.... Read More.

Pair of conservation bills introduced in U.S. House

Two bills recently introduced in the U.S. House would help farmers improve conservation practices on their operations. Congressman Zach Nunn tells Brownfield the first bill, the Conservation Innovation Act, would establish a new Office of Innovation within the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). “This... Read More.