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A change in “no antibiotic” chicken policy

Ten years ago, the fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A implemented a “No Antibiotics Ever” policy, which meant that no animals of any kind were used to raise the animals.  The company recently announced that it was shifting its policy to “No Antibiotics Important to... Read More.

Pork industry applauds Scope 3 rule change

Pork producers are applauding the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to remove the Scope 3 reporting requirement, which would have required farmers to report the greenhouse gas emissions of their supply chain. Bryan Humphreys, chief executive officer of the National Pork Producers Council, tells Brownfield... Read More.

AFBF asks USDA for emergency dairy formula change

The American Farm Bureau Federation asked the USDA to make an emergency milk price formula change to prevent further financial losses for producers. Economist Danny Munch tells Brownfield Farm Bureau generally opposes legislative overrides, but with the fallbacks of the “average of” Class I... Read More.

Agriculture leads carbon and climate change efforts, NEFB says

The president of a state farm bureau organization says agriculture can be the center of carbon and climate change discussions. Nebraska’s Mark McHargue tells Brownfield the U.S. needs to increase investments in low-carbon biofuels and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is at the top of... Read More.

Change in Format for Commission Meetings

By the City of McPherson McPHERSON, Kan. — Beginning with its Feb. 6, 2024, meeting, the City of McPherson will reorganize its weekly City Commission and Commission Study Session meetings. The format will resemble its operation in 2019 before... Read More.