#AgAlerts: Iowa grain seller sentenced in organic fraud case; banned pesticide found in California’s forest; solving climate change through farming

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A roundup of news, reports, and research on agribusiness and related issues.

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Schaffer is “absolutely delighted” as he watches the 2020 presidential campaign unfold. For the first time in over two decades, several Democratic candidates have proposed putting a stop to overproduction.

Farmland is—potentially—a vast, inexpensive way to sequester carbon and store it long-term.

The pesticide, carbofuran, is toxic to wildlife and humans and can cause permanent reproductive damage. Law enforcement took reporters on a tour of one of the illegal grow sites on Tuesday, where a bottle of carbofuran could be seen.

The Iowa grain seller who was part of the largest prosecution of organic fraud, and sentenced to more than ten years in prison was found dead.