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New Zealand government scraps plans to tax ag emissions

The New Zealand government has announced plans to exclude agriculture from the country’s emissions trading plan and explore other ways to reduce methane.  Last week, Prime Minister Christopher Luxon said the government is scrapping plans for the “burp tax”, which was set to begin... Read More.

IDFA says voluntary emissions reporting still likely

An ag group says farms could still be subject to climate disclosures with private companies. Matt Herrick with the International Dairy Foods Association tells Brownfield while the Securities and Exchange Commission has decided not to require Scope 3 emission reporting, it’s becoming more common... Read More.

Farmers and ranchers safe from new greenhouse emissions reporting rule

The chief legal counsel for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the final rule from the Securities and Exchange Commission won’t require farmers and ranchers to provide the federal government with farm-level supply chain emissions reports. Mary-Thomas Hart tells Brownfield that Wednesday’s rule was a change from what... Read More.