Budget adds USDA carbon program

From DTN

The massive spending bill negotiated for Congress to pass before adjourning includes language allowing USDA to establish rules and verification protocols for agricultural carbon market programs.

The $1.7 trillion “omnibus” spending bill, however, does not include any immigration reform for agricultural workers under H-2A, despite an impassioned plea on the Senate floor Monday night by the lead champion in the Senate, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Col0). Read the rest of the article here.