Ag News: Farmer’s on Biden’s 50% GGE Reduction
**What do farmers think about President Biden’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030?
www.agweb.com reports, in an April 27 Farm Journal Pulse poll, they asked what that would mean for agriculture?
Of the 976 respondents, 4% said positive, creating new revenue. 72% answered negative, creating new regulation.
14% said both positive and negative. 1% were neutral. And 9% didn’t know.
**Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick is applauding Governor Ron DeSantis who signed SB 88, the historic Farming Operations bill that modernizes Florida’s Right to Farm Act.
Hoblick tells www.floridafarmbureau.org strengthening Florida’s Right to Farm law minimizes nuisance lawsuits and claims, enabling farmers to focus on the mission of providing food and remaining in business.
The Right to Farm bill will take effect July 1st.
**A new study demonstrates switching to biodiesel could result in significant health benefits such as decreased cancer risk, fewer premature deaths and reduced asthma attacks.
According to www.agrimarketing.com, the fuel research was conducted at 13 U.S. sites exposed to high rates of petroleum diesel pollution to assess the public health benefits and potential economic savings of converting from petroleum-based diesel to 100% biodiesel, or B100.
Biodiesel is a readily available, low-carbon, renewable fuel made from a diverse mix of resources like soybean oil, recycled cooking oil and animal fats.