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The bad news is that the end of the world seems to be growing nearer. The good news is that a lot of good people are ready to join the fight t…

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MOUNT HOREB, Wis. – Wisconsin Women in Conservation’s conservation educators met July 14 for a "happy hour" and networking event at Brix Cider in Mount Horeb. The group brings together women landowners to connect and learn about conservation practices, resources and funding opportunities.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Using his words, Iowa’s Republican U.S. senators are holding President Joe Biden accountable for his earlier commitments to support the biofuel industry and the family farmers who rely on it.

Wisconsin’s Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grant program was introduced in the 2015-2017 Wisconsin state budget, designed to provide funding to farmers willing to lead conservation efforts in watersheds. The first round of grants totaling $242,550 was awarded to 14 producer-led groups. The program has continued to grow, with the 2019-2021 budget authorizing annual program funding totaling $750,000. Thirty groups of farmers were awarded that full amount of funding in November 2020.

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The use of ethanol in California’s low-carbon fuel standard has generated more than one third of the state’s greenhouse-gas savings since program implementation began in 2011. Using data recently published by the California Air Resources Board, a new report from the Renewable Fuels Association shows changes that have occurred in the California transportation-fuels market in the past 10 years.