Laura Sands, a consultant with Vela Environmental, spoke Wednesday at
the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit about the growing environmental
traceability pressures farmers will face in the future. Those pressures are
largely being driven by major retailers. Sands said farmers will have to begin
thinking about issues such as sustainability risk management.
See DTN Ag News. BFertilizing Sustainable Farms...
The recently concluded DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit included
the latest DTN Marketing University where the subject of trading inverted
markets came up.
See DTN Ag News. BNewsom on the Market...
Fostering a universal crop insurance scheme wouldn't be that
expensive and the potential benefits to Brazilian agriculture are significant.
See DTN Ag News. BBrazil Crop Insurance - 3...
Though the debate about climate change continues, Iowa state
officials said during an extreme weather symposium Wednesday they are more
concerned with adapting to heavier rain patterns.
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Two senior United States senators introduced a bill today to
eliminate the "corn ethanol mandate within the Renewable Fuel Standard."
See DTN Ag News. =^Bill Would End Ethanol RFS...