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“Sometimes in the political world, games get played and issues are injected into the conversation knowing full well there’s no factual basis.” Vilsack slams the Biden meat ban myth: politi.co/3sN6uUo
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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack debunks viral internet claims that President Joe Biden intends to stop Americans from eating burgers and steaks as part of his plans to combat climate change. politico.com/news/2021/04/2…
“There is no effort designed to limit people’s intake of beef coming out of President Biden’s White House or USDA" - @SecVilsack told reporters today. Latest on this mind-numbing, manufactured controversy from @RyanMcCrimmon: politico.com/news/2021/04/2…
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Today in Weekly Agriculture: 💯Closing in on Biden's 100 days 📜Upcoming Black farmers legislation 📈Report: USDA food aid spending increased in 2020 And much more:politico.com/newsletters/we…slC
What the 100 days means for ag ift.tt/3nkYUPy
As President Joe Biden pledges a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for the next 10 years, the administration hasn't set specific targets for the agriculture sector which accounts for 10 percent of all U.S. emissions. politico.com/news/2021/04/2…
Biden on Thursday pledged a drastic reduction in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. But the White House hasn’t set any specific targets yet for agriculture, which accounts for 10 percent of all U.S. emissions. Good read from @RyanMcCrimmon politico.com/news/2021/04/2…
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Historic day: Jewel Bronaugh (⁦@VaAgComm)⁩ testified before Senate Ag. If confirmed, Bronaugh would be first Black woman and first woman of color to serve as deputy secretary of USDA since ⁩Abraham Lincoln founded the dept in 1862.
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The Growing Climate Solutions Act passed the @SenateAg by voice vote this morning. Over 20 Democrats and over 20 Republicans have co-sponsored the bill. 🔓Subscribers can read more about the markup:subscriber.politicopro.com/article/2021/0…h
CLIMATE: While some lawmakers are beginning to introduce legislation to address climate change in agriculture, Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa wants to make sure biofuels don’t get left behind. 🎧 Listen for more:politico-audio-feed.simplecast.com/episodes/axne-…J
A bipartisan bill aimed at bolstering agricultural carbon markets has garnered enough Republican support to have a good chance of passage in the Senate. Latest from @Ximena_Bustillo & me: twitter.com/Morning_Ag/sta…
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Lawmakers ready new ag climate bill with major GOP backing politi.co/3v2AsVZ via @politico
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UP NEXT: The bill will have a markup in the Senate Ag Committee on Thursday and a companion bill will be introduced in the House.
Over two dozen bipartisan senators cosponsored the Growing Climate Solutions Act today to boost carbon market access -- enough Republican support to pass the Senate. politico.com/news/2021/04/2…
Opposition to that decision came swiftly from Republicans and the American Farm Bureau Federation. But not all were disappointed. 🔓Subscribers can read more about the reactions: subscriber.politicopro.com/newsletter/202…V
Last week, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the end of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program that was started by the Trump Administration at the beginning of the pandemic. 🎧 Listen for more:politico-audio-feed.simplecast.com/episodes/usda-…m
🎧ICYMI: House GOP members were not the only ones to introduce climate change-focused ag bills last week. Other Republicans and Democrats brought their own measures— some with goals of making it into President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package. politico-audio-feed.simplecast.com/episodes/booke…9
Today in Weekly Agriculture: 🏛️ Legislation introduced by@HouseAgGOPP to create ag climate change incentives 🚫EPA asks for sulfoxaflor usage permission ✅Biden taps in anothe@USDAda nominee Read more and subscribe: politico.com/newsletters/we…nr
Booker to introduce climate bill ift.tt/3mDy8BC
Biden’s rural push in infrastructure package ift.tt/3cQuK3h
Resistance to USDA carbon bank rises ift.tt/2O5Q9fe
Democrats’ next big legislative push ift.tt/3sccRBd
Democrats inviting Republicans to infrastructure talks ift.tt/38GeYpg
Final steps for Biden’s stimulus plan ift.tt/3kVrFBi
It’s the Senate’s turn on covid relief ift.tt/3uIdynr
Stimulus and a secretary on the way to USDA ift.tt/3skYAS6
Scott’s climate, equity vision for House Ag ift.tt/3tXy2rQ
Sprint to the stimulus finish line ift.tt/36T7AFM
Biden’s $30B agriculture arsenal ift.tt/2NMWLhW
Next steps for Biden’s stimulus plans ift.tt/39dZadK
Food workers stuck in vaccine limbo ift.tt/3nVFwHD
Picking up the pieces after Capitol attack ift.tt/2Xwxbj2
Aggies start looking to 2021 agenda ift.tt/3oNkwni
Clock ticking on stimulus, spending talks ift.tt/3lPYlLu
The lame-duck leftovers for ag policy ift.tt/3ln4UVw
Heitkamp’s centrist path to USDA secretary ift.tt/35XUlnn
Progressives push for left-leaning USDA boss ift.tt/3kBZFAI
Biden beats Trump with Midwest, Sun Belt wins ift.tt/2InbbTw
What’s at stake for agriculture ift.tt/3mIHZFd
Ag PACs get behind vulnerable lawmakers ift.tt/37MhqdZ
Farm-state races to watch in final 21 days ift.tt/358kTAT
Trump’s Covid-19 case upends October ift.tt/3ixPrR5
Campaigns, Covid-19 and a court fight ift.tt/3cBDgBg
Three things to watch as farm aid floodgates reopen ift.tt/2ZS8q2c
Ag issues to watch as spending deadline approaches ift.tt/3iwu7vV
Busy September for ag spending, farm-state races ift.tt/3jVhr26
It’s RNC week: What to watch for aggies ift.tt/3aQwarM
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