Inflation Reduction Act

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...
Vilsack: Seniors Will Benefit From Health Care Portions Of IRA
Vilsack: Seniors Will Benefit From Health Care Portions Of IRA
Much of the attention of the Inflation Reduction Act has been on the efforts to address climate change, but Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said that’s not the only part of that bill recently signed into law that will help rural America.   “In terms of lower health care costs, for many, many Americans, senior citizens, a significant percentage of which live in rural America.”   Vilsac...
National Farmers Union Schedules Washington Fly-in
National Farmers Union Schedules Washington Fly-in
National Farmers Union members will head to Washington, DC, next month for the organization’s Fall Legislative Fly-In.  The four-day event runs Sunday September 11th through Wednesday, September 14th.  During that time, NFU members from across the country will meet with Members of Congress, Agriculture officials, as well as representatives from other federal agencies.  Throughout the meetings... R
Vilsack Hits The Road To Promote Inflation Adjustment Act
Vilsack Hits The Road To Promote Inflation Adjustment Act
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is traveling this week, promoting the Inflation Adjustment Act, recently signed into law by President Biden.  Vilsack head outlined the IRA’s investment in rural America, which he says will provide USDA with nearly $40 billion; $20 billion of which is earmarked for climate smart agriculture.   “...
Wyden: Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Farmers
Wyden: Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Farmers
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden says the Inflation Reduction Act, which is now in the U.S. House will help almost every American.  Oregon's senior Senator points to the $20 billion included for climate-smart agriculture. "It empowers farmers to make decisions, with respect to drought mitigation, how to promote carbon sequestration - our farmers are so well positioned to sequester carbon, and that’s

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