natural resources

WOTUS Repeal and Cage Free Eggs
** President Trump’s Waters of the United States repeal Tuesday represents hope and optimism for reducing the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory reach. That’s according to new administrator, Scott Pruitt who says we have always been able the strike the balance between being a good steward of our natural resources, but also growing our jobs and our economy in a responsible way... Read Mor
U.N. Warns of Ability to Feed Growing Population; Farm Bill Spending
**The U.N.’s Food and Agricultural Organization is warning that mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate. A new FAO report notes that although significant progress in reducing global hunger has been achieved over the past 30 years, "expanding food production and econo
Water Findings Worse Than Original Reported; Conservation Programs Works
The American Farm Bureau’s analysis of the Waters of the U.S. rule finds the final rule to be worse than EPA’s original proposal. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said the conclusions “are sobering.” The rule would give the EPA and the Corps of engineers the power to determine what falls under the regulation via remote desktop applications, without ever stepping foot on the land in ques