U.S. Agriculture Reducing Per-unit GHG Emissions
U.S. Agriculture Reducing Per-unit GHG Emissions
A new analysis shows U.S. farmers and ranchers continue to reduce per-unit greenhouse gas emissions. Data from the EPA and USDA shows the agricultural sector accounts for less than 10% of total U.S. emissions. The EPA's U.S. Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions report finds that per-unit methane emissions from livestock have declined since 1990 as livestock producers have increased productivity
USDA Out With Diverse Family Farm Report
According to the most recent edition of the USDA's America's Diverse Family Farms report, 98% of U.S. farms are family farms, and they account for 87% of farm production.  USDA Researcher Chris Burns added small farms make up 89% of the total farm count, and operate half the farmland in the U.S.  ...

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