Month: January 2022

How a Bug and Bovine partnership can heal the damage of industrial agriculture – Noon Mountain time today

Webinar Registration Topic Using Biochar Webinar Series Description Learn about biochar’s potential in three market sectors, including how biochar is being used and can solve problems. Applicable information for biochar producers, users, practitioners, and investors. Jan 12: Biochar in Viticulture Jan 26: Biochar with Livestock and Poultry Feb 9: Biochar for Stormwater Management For today’s…



U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack pushes Biden administration’s supply chain plan in Wheat Ridge

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack pushes Biden administration’s supply chain plan in Wheat Ridge By Sarah Mulholland January 14, 2022 David Zalubowski/AP PhotoU.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a visit to Wheat Ridge Poultry and Meats, a locally-owned and operated butcher shop and meat processor, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Wheat Ridge, Colo….



Booker introduces Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act

Booker introduces Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act January 11, 2022 Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Flickr Washington — Legislation recently introduced in the House and Senate is aimed at improving working conditions and whistleblower protections in the meat and poultry processing industry. Under the Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act (S. 3285), introduced by Sen. Cory…



Colorado Springs Utilities plans to share water with Eastern Plains farmers

Colorado Springs Utilities plans to share water with Eastern Plains farmers By Shanna Lewis January 11, 2022 Courtesy of Colorado Springs Utilities Mark and Caleb Wertz (left to right) on their family’s farm in Bent County. They’re installing similar pivot irrigation on their farms nearby. A new water purchase and sharing agreement in the Lower…



DTN: Meat Packers Under Scrutiny – White House call today

Howdy, Below is the Link to the White House event today at 12:30 The list of farmers who will meet with President Biden thanks to Chris Clayton Chris Clayton’s article on the event and issue. White House live link. 12:30 Central https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/ Farmers who will meet with President Biden virtually today: Corwin Heatwole, CEO, Farmer…



The Biden- Harris Action Plan for a Fairer, More Competitive, and More Resilient Meat and Poultry Supply Chain

See the President’s and panel’s remarks here. Good morning, This afternoon at 1:30pm ET President Biden will meet virtually with five family farmers and ranchers from across the country to discuss his Administration’s work to boost competition and reduce prices in the meat industry. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and National…