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Why Does NCBA Support The Livestock Regulatory Protection Act?
Why Does NCBA Support The Livestock Regulatory Protection Act?
The beef industry says agriculture emissions are not regulated by the Clean Air Act and the bipartisan Livestock Regulatory Protection Act would keep it that way.  National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Mary Thomas Hart concedes farms and ranches emit methane, ammonia and other pollutants, but at a level below what the Clean Air Act regulates.   “But we know...
NCBA Supports Livestock Regulatory Protection Act
NCBA Supports Livestock Regulatory Protection Act
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association voiced support last week to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee regarding the Livestock Regulatory Protection Act.  During a committee hearing, NCBA Chief Counsel Mary-Thomas Hart told lawmakers, “NCBA strongly supports the Livestock Regulatory Protection Act, which protects farmers and ranchers from onerous regulation.” The legislatio... Rea
Tuesday The Deadline For Idaho CAFO Improvement Applications
Tuesday The Deadline For Idaho CAFO Improvement Applications
Idaho livestock producers interested in receiving funding assistance for on-farm manure and nutrient management systems have until the end of Tuesday to get their applications submitted.  The Idaho DEQ, in partnership with the Idaho state Department of Agriculture as well as the farming community, is offering grant opportunities for CAFO improvements.  Funds m...
Lewison: Farmers Are Already Doing Many Of The Practices Mentione
Lewison: Farmers Are Already Doing Many Of The Practices Mentione
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act has earmarked a lot of funding for climate smart Ag, in an effort according to the USDA, to battle greenhouse gas emissions from livestock and soil tillage.  But Washington Policy Center’s Ag Director, Pam Lewison said the farming community already does a lot of the things listed in this legislation.   “And I...

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