In today’s roundup, catch up on the latest about carbon contracts, agronomic advice, and wind energy conflict.
Editor Chelsea Dinterman reports on the components of carbon contracts that you need to know before signing up for a program.
Knowing payment structure, how carbon is valued, and who owns the data is key.
Editor Gil Gullickson writes 10 agronomic commandments that will make your future crop production life easier.
They include “sins” like: keeping prevent plant acres bare, mismatching equipment with a tillage system, planting corn shallow, and more.
In a case that could redefine the powers of the Iowa Utilities Board and shape the expansion of wind energy in Iowa, MidAmerican Energy is asking a judge to review the regulator’s authority to oversee the general business practices of utility companies.
At issue is the conflict that occurs when wind turbines are installed on farmland with the permission of the property owner but against the wishes of the tenant farmer.