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MINNEAPOLIS—A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) sheds light on how one U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation program, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), allocates funds and highlights the disproportionate level of funding received by industrial agriculture practices.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, a new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s Timothy A. Wise documents how the United States’ practice of agricultural dumping of cheap exports into Mexico has hampered the Mexican government’s efforts to improve food self-sufficiency.
MINNEAPOLIS/LONDON—Today, more than 25 Agriculture Ministers and high-level representatives from around the world are gathered in Chile to discuss how they can contribute to the implementation of the Global Methane Pledge. As agriculture is the world’s largest source of anthropogenic methane, it is positive to see ministers engage on the issue.
This month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is slated to release its final rule on the disclosure of climate-related financial risk and greenhouse gas emissions by U.S. companies, including food and agriculture firms, listed for trade on SEC-regulated exchanges.
St. Paul, Minnesota—Today, leading Minnesota food and farm organizations held a press conference on the stairs of the State Capitol to urge the Governor’s Office and House and Senate leadership to increase the 2023 agriculture budget to invest in our farmers and food system.
Today, leading Minnesota organizations on hunger relief and agriculture submitted a letter to the Minnesota House and Senate leadership, urging legislators to increase the 2023 agriculture budget to invest in our farmers and food systems.

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