The Western View: Cap and Trade Your Cover Crop?
The winds of change certainly have blown strong from Washington, and they are at gale force in the farming industry. President Biden eliminated the Covid relief funding which benefited some growers. But the big news is, he wants to use that money to get growers to idle 50 million acres and plant cover crops. He thinks the cover crop would store carbon. It’s a big part of his campaign against Global Warming.