This week, the Biden Administration proposed to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes to relieve pressure on consumers facing high fuel prices. They…
At the core of its climate policy, New Zealand has an emissions trading scheme (ETS) in which regulated firms must acquire an emissions credit for every…
Twenty years ago this week, the tv show "The Wire" premiered on HBO. It is, in my opinion, one of the best shows ever made. One reason I liked it …
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The world is preparing for the 2022 wheat harvest. Major producers including the USA, Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union will harvest most of their…
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Following the 1973 energy crisis, US policymakers sought to reduce fossil fuel consumption by mandating improvements in energy efficiency. In 1975, the…
On May 20, 2020, I posted my first Ag Data News article. In the ensuing two years, I've published 108 articles, some written by graduate students and…
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On Tuesday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a draft of its scoping plan update, which aims to make the state carbon neutral by 2045…
California wine grape production recovered somewhat in 2021 after a miserable 2020, but was still lower than any other year since 2008. The most…
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Today, the Biden Administration called for Congress to allocate $33 billion for "critical security and economic assistance to Ukraine." The request…
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The sunflower originated in North America and was domesticated by Native Americans. Spanish explorers carried the plant back to Europe around 1500…
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The main impetus for my project to make agricultural data more easily available was that I, as someone who spends much of my time working with…
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Since 2013, 10% of essentially every gallon of US gasoline has been ethanol made from corn. In February, my co-authors and I published a peer-reviewed…