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May 18, 2018
Brown and Gould: Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest evolution.
May 9, 2018
Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline
New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder finds that steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were caused largely by less expensive natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.
May 17, 2018
Feitshans Presents at Energy Council
Ted Feitshans attended the NC Bar Association Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section Council meeting on Thursday, May 10, in Asheville. At that meeting, he presented the report of the Agriculture and Agribusiness Law Committee.
May 7, 2018
American Farm Bureau Unveils Dairy Revenue Protection Insurance Concept
AFBF, in cooperation with American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, developed a product called “Dairy Revenue Protection” insurance that helps dairies lock in revenue on milk sales. The product was approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.