As states step up on climate action to fill the void left by the Trump administration, farming is often left on the sidelines. This is starting to change. In a first among Midwest farm states, Minnesota regulators are attempting to assess the climate impact of large-scale concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) thanks the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for the opportunity to comment on the draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment Worksheet (SEAW) for Daley Farms of Lewiston, LLP 2018 Dairy Expansion.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—State agencies must strengthen how they address greenhouse gas pollution in environmental studies, say comments filed today with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) on the Daley Farms expansion environmental assessment.
MINNEAPOLIS—A new report published today by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the industry group Global Dairy Platform (GDP) largely ignores the role of global dairy corporations in driving up greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, in
More than fifty family farmer, labor and consumer organizations urged federal agriculture policymakers to take immediate steps to help US dairy farmers, who have struggled for years with milk prices that are well below their costs of production.