Archer Daniels Midland asked a federal court in Illinois to issue a stay or allow an appeal in an ethanol markets lawsuit filed by Midwest Renewable Energy, as a federal appeals court considers another case.
The farm property at KC Farm School at Gibbs Road goes back decades with different owners and leaders, reflecting how urban agriculture has evolved in recent years. As programs from the 2018 farm bill have developed, more urban and alternative farms have started tapping into the farm bill's food aid or various grant programs to help improve food availability, often in low-income neighborhoods.
The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, often called the Ioway Tribe, has a chance to play a larger role in the expansion of regenerative farming practices among Native Americans. The tribe, along with some industry partners, was awarded a USDA Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities grant to develop the Center of Excellence for Regenerative Native Agriculture.