Nash: Cattle Producers Can Help Address Climate Change

While it may not be an easy conversation to have, more of the Ag community is taking a proactive role in addressing climate change. Todd Nash, President elect of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, said one way the industry can help is through wildfire mitigation efforts. He said grazing, especially timed grazing, can help restore needed […]

Petition Asks EPA to Regulate Large Livestock Farms

Two dozen environmental and consumer groups have asked the EPA to regulate large dairy and hog farms under federal air pollution laws. Groups like the Sierra Club and the Government Accountability Project say in their petition that “The EPA has the duty and authority to regulate these methane super-emitters under the Clean Air Act as […]

EPA Nominee Meets with Farm Groups

President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the EPA met with farm group leaders Tuesday. Michael Regan, the EPA Administrator-designate, hosted a virtual round table with more than 16 members of the Ag CEO Council and staff. The Biden transition team says  Regan reiterated the President-elect’s commitment to working with agricultural leaders to promote healthy and […]