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Friday, December 18, 2020
Source: Ag Web; December 15, 2020
In a matter of a few short years, you can undo more than 100 years of work. How? For each 1” of topsoil that is eroded, it takes at least 100 years to regenerate — not to mention the organic matter and other valuable soil components that are lost. Read More…
Source: The Verge; December 14, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration has approved genetically engineered pigs for use in food and medical products. The pigs, developed by medical company Revivicor, could be used in the production of drugs, to provide organs and tissues for transplants, and to produce meat that’s safe to eat for people with meat allergies. Read More…
Source: Successful Farming; December 14, 2020
The government will help farmers mitigate climate change by paying them to “put their land in conservation” and plant cover crops, said President-elect Biden, providing some details on his campaign call to offset greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. The sector accounts for roughly 10% of emissions nationwide. Read More…
Source: Bloomberg; December 10, 2020
There was an increase in borrowers who fell behind on commercial mortgage payments in November. The delinquency rate on all commercial mortgages climbed to 5.7% in November from 5.4% a month earlier, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Thursday. Read More…
Archived Webinars
Recorded, December 8, 2020; 3:00PM ET
Top soil, along with sunlight and water, is fundamental to agriculture. But, the United States Department of Agriculture estimates that we lose an average of 2.7 tons of top soil per acre to water erosion and 2.1 tons to wind erosion every year. How does this steady loss of valuable top soil change the way we look at farmland investments? Join us as our panelists discuss how we got here and how we deal with the issues facing us today.
Anatole Pevnev
US Agriculture
Hans Kok
Independent Conservation Consultant
Jackson Takach
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