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MINNEAPOLIS—A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that roughly three in four farmers who applied to access critical government conservation programs in 2022
St. Paul, Minnesota—The Minnesota House Agriculture Committee will have a hearing today for Representative Kristi Pursell’s Farm to School and Early Care bill (H.F. 2043), with bipartisan support representing a step forward in supporting local food, schools and economies throughout Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS—Ahead of the release of the revised Minnesota budget targets early next month, the MinneAg Network commends Governor Walz’s administration on including in the Minnesota 2023 Agriculture Budget several elements key to building a more resilient, just farm and food system in Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS—On February 13, Mexico’s Ministry of the Economy released a revised decree on its planned restrictions on the imports of genetically-modified corn following pressure from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to explain the science behind its plans to ban GM corn and glyphosate.
MINNEAPOLIS—New greenhouse gas emissions data released today by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) show the state is making progress toward its climate targets, aided by the pandemic, but agriculture emissions continue to be a major contributor.
Washington, D.C.—Today, leaders from Mexico, the United States and Canada are gathered at the North American Leaders’ Summit, where, among other issues, they will debate the timeline and scope of Mexico’s ban on the cultivation and import of genetically-modified (GM) corn.

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