Presidential candidate Joe Biden's rural plan specifically highlights the
Conservation Stewardship Program and calls for expanding funding and
participation in the program as a way to help drive carbon markets. USDA just
completed rule making for CSP, which reduces funding, enrollment and the
potential for farmers to reenroll in the program.
FBiden Sees CSP as Ag Strategy
Corn was 60% harvested and soybeans were 75% harvested as of Sunday, Oct.
:^USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report
The Staggers Rail Act, named for its sponsor, Rep. Harley O. Staggers, a
West Virginia Democrat, just celebrated its 40th birthday.
BCash Market Moves
Minnesota nitrogen fertilizer application restrictions ban applications in
the fall and on frozen ground to protect drinking water.
BFall Nitrogen Limits in Minnesota
As the United States economy continues to recover from the COVID-19
shutdown, millions of Americans still face challenges to find nutritious food.
BCOVID Pandemic Exposes Food Insecurity