National Farmers Union President Rob Larew says the Build Back Better plan makes a big investment in climate. “All farm groups have been pushing for this investment and there are other investments that will be extremely beneficial. Agriculture worked very hard to ensure that tax provisions impacting agriculture weren’t there. That’s a huge win.” Larew says the USDA is trying to start a pilot program on soil health and carbon sequestration. “Climate is already impacting our farm and ranches and we need to make sure our voices are heard.”
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