Two dairy groups are fighting a proposed change that would reduce access to milk for families on the Women, Infants, and Children’s program. Matt Herrick is with the International Dairy Foods Association. He says, “This is a major setback, not only for WIC... Read More.
The EPA is working on biofuel renewable volume obligations for 2023 and beyond, and it’s the first time the agency will choose volumes without a statutory number set by Congress. Geoff Cooper with the Renewable Fuels Association tells Brownfield he expects EPA to announce... Read More.
The chief council for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says a proposed greenhouse gas disclosure rule could lead to unintended consequences for farms and ranches. Mary-Thomas Hart says the US Senate Committee on Banking heard testimony from Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Gary Gensler... Read More.
Many Farm Bureau members are concerned the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emission reporting could burden farmers. The proposed rule, The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate Related Disclosures for Investors, would require a public company to report emissions from its... Read More.
The EPA is expected to finalize a rule that would allow some Midwestern states to sell summertime sales of E15 ahead of the 2023 driving season. Governors of eight states petitioned EPA to lift the ban on E15 sales and Nebraska’s Pete Ricketts says... Read More.
Commodity groups continue to express concern about a proposed rule that would limit the use of a commonly used herbicide. Minnesota Corn Growers Association executive director Adam Birr says EPA is looking to introduce a concentration of concern for atrazine at 3.4 ppb (parts per... Read More.
U.S. Senator John Thune of South Dakota has introduced legislation to push back against the Biden administration’s proposed rule making process. Mary-Thomas Hart, environmental counsel at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the Food and Securities Act is intended to send a message. “This... Read More.
Topeka, Kan. (KASB) - The State Board of Education will conduct a public hearing on Wed. Aug. 10 to consider proposed changes to the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s classification of high schools. The hearing is scheduled to start at approximately 9:20 a.m. and... Read More.
TOPEKA - A public hearing before the State Board of Education on proposed changes in the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s classification of high schools has been postponed until August with action on the item slated for September. The proposed Rule 5 change would... Read More.