US Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke earlier than the House Agriculture Committee final week (Jan. 20, 2022) and introduced up the next farm bill.
The Hagstrom Report says he needs the committee to make use of the next bill to assist him transfer rural America from an “extractive economy” to a “circular economy.” He says a round financial system is one the place the wealth stays as the chance and jobs are all created in rural areas. Some of the numerous methods to maneuver rural communities right into a round financial system embrace growing processing capability in rural America, encouraging biobased manufacturing, and discovering methods to transform agricultural waste into renewable power and gasoline. “Lagoons of animal waste will become a thing of the past when that waste gets converted to energy,” he says.
House Ag Chair David Scott of Georgia mentioned through the listening to that after the next congressional break, the committee will then start engaged on the 2023 Farm Bill.