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Global Stewards of the Earth

Heirs’ property rights; ERS move to Kansas; cut-backs in buy-outs; ethanol waivers, raging fires in Brazil;  new US-Sino tariffs—not a good week for agriculture, global stewards of the earth.  The …

CPC is Key for Carbon Pollution Pricing

Bravo, Canada: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2021/03/17/na031821-four-charts-on-canadas-carbon-pollution-pricing-system?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery . IMF reports, “While Canada is in the vanguard, momentum for carbon pricing is building globally.”  To get to net zero, the key is building the momentum.  …

National Ag Day, March 23

03/23-National Ag Day: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/celebrate-americas-farmers-on-national-ag-day-301251318.html#:~:text=OVERLAND%20PARK%2C%20Kan.%2C%20March,and%20communities%20across%20the%20country. We at GIC join in saluting earth’s shepherds and in applauding the bounty they provide worldwide.

Women in Agriculture

The Committee on World Food Security/FAO Gender Dept reports an average of 43% of ag labor force in developing countries are women where they are responsible for nutrition and food …