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Lawsuit challenges EPA’s EV mandate

A lawsuit recently filed in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will challenge the U.S. EPA’s light and medium-duty vehicle emissions standards for model years 2027-2032. Travis Cushman, deputy general counsel for the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the EPA exceeded its congressional authority... Read More.

NEXTILE challenges students to create soy textiles

U.S. Soy’s new textile design challenge is awarding college students for creating innovative multifunctional fabric using soy-based products. United Soybean Board director and Michigan soybean farmer Carla Schultz served as a judge this year. “It’s been incredible to see how those soybeans come to life... Read More.

Cutting through conservation challenges

A sustainable agricultural researcher says patience is the most helpful practice when committing to new conservation efforts. Michigan State University’s Brook Wilke has been researching soil health for nearly 20 years. “I’ve had numerous failures from not getting seeds planted right or having a... Read More.

Rise in global transportation challenges

An ag economist says some global transportation challenges are impacting the ag industry as the new year approaches. Greg McBride with Allendale says drought conditions continue to limit movement along the Panama Canal and shipping companies are scrambling to find alternative routes. “You do... Read More.

Suez Canal attacks add to shipping challenges

The chief commodities economist with StoneX Group says attacks to ships in a major global shipping channel are a hurdle for any U.S. agricultural exports enroute to southeast Asia. Arlan Suderman says the ships with grain that usually travel through the Panama Canal have... Read More.