President Joe Biden's pledge, released on Earth Day, to cut U.S. emissions
in half includes the potential of accelerating biofuels use in aviation fuel.
The goal of paying more farmers for climate-smart practices got a boost with a
voice vote in the Senate Agriculture Committee, which advanced the Growing
Climate Solutions Act.
BClimate Policies Announced on Earth Day
EPA Administrator Michael Regan told a House subcommittee the agency will
not revert back to the 2015 water rule.
BRegan Pledges Not Going Back to WOTUS
Monarch Tractor has deployed its first fully electric, driver-optional
smart farming tractors to a California vineyard.
:^Monarch Deploys First Tractors
Ahead of President Joe Biden's climate summit, Agriculture Secretary Tom
Vilsack announced multiple climate-related programs. A key for farmers and
landowners, USDA is boosting rental rates and incentives for landowners to sign
up for the Conservation Reserve Program.
BUSDA Raising CRP Rates to Spur Acres
The Growing Climate Solutions Act was reintroduced Tuesday in the U.S.
Senate by a larger bipartisan group of senators, led by members of the Senate
Agriculture Committee. The bill would create a program to help farmers qualify
for a carbon-credit program and certify those private carbon programs. Ideally,
farmers would get paid for implementing climate-smart practices.
=^Groups Support Ag Carbon Credit Bill