USDA Allowed Canadian Beef In Despite Ban

The Agriculture Department allowed American meatpackers to resume imports of ground and other "processed" beef from Canada last September, just weeks after it publicly reaffirmed its ban on importing those products because mad cow disease had been found in Canadian cattle.

Addressing Climate Change and Providing New Opportunities for Farmers

Climate change mitigation can result in many benefits including greater valuation for environmental services provided by agriculture and regeneration of rural communities. This report takes a look at the possibilities for farmers and presents policy recommendations to make this a reality.