Friday, May 26 at 2 PM
Supreme Court sides with Sacketts in Clean Water Act case
The Supreme Court sided with two Idaho property owners in their ongoing wetlands dispute with EPA on Thursday, ruling EPA's use of the significant nexus test when making Clean Water Act determinations is too broad.
Governors push EPA to increase biodiesel, renewable diesel in RFS
A trio of Midwestern governors is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to substantially increase blending requirements for biodiesel and renewable diesel.
Seed and soybean groups blast EPA rule on plant-incorporated protectants
An EPA rule regulating plant-incorporated protectants received swift criticism Thursday from groups representing the seed industry and soybean growers, who said it would hamper innovation.
Source: USDA NRCS
USDA invests $8 million in four partnerships to expand measurement and monitoring of soil carbon
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8 million in four partnerships to support and expand measurement and monitoring of carbon in soil on working agricultural lands and to assess how climate-smart practices are affecting carbon sequestration.
Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture
Updated Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy dashboards indicate measurable water quality progress
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the three principals of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, jointly announced that the online dashboards that report the results of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy have been updated to reflect the latest reporting period.