May 22, 2018

Climate Legislation; Food Safety, CFTC Issues; Biofuels; Food Prices; and the Farm Bill

Climate Legislation

In an article posted yesterday at The Delta Farm Press Online, David Bennett observed that, “During July 22 Senate Agriculture Committee hearings on cap and trade legislation it became quickly apparent that major questions have yet to be answered by proponents.

“Even with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack presenting a fresh study showing the impact of cap and trade on agriculture would be negligible, senators from both parties were reluctant to buy what the Obama administration was selling.”

The DFP item pointed to several unanswered questions that remained after last week’s hearing: