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December 3-4: You can listen to a discussion involving Rachel Coventry in episode 024 of the Our Farms, Our Future podcast from the USDA SARE program.December 2: Michigan farmer Dave Milligan, current president of the National Association of Wheat Growers, says the group is focusing on a recovery from the effects of the pandemic on the wheat supply chain.December 1: PROVEN is a microbial additive from Pivot Bio that’s designed to improve nitrogen use efficiency mainly in corn, though the company is planning to expand its use to several other crops.November 30: The American Farm Bureau Federation invites farmers and nonfarmers to consider joining the organization, says AFBF’s senior director of member engagement, Robin Kinney.November 26-27: In a virtual event hosted by the National Farmers Union, participants talked about challenges facing black farmers over the years and how participating in cooperatives has helped them to meet many of those challenges.November 25: A team of researchers at Iowa State University is trying to determine if perennial grasses can be used as a functional cover crop between rows of corn. Using perennials would reduce the annual costs of growing cover crops.November 24: The Farm Must Go On is a virtual concert hosted by John Deere to benefit Farm Rescue. The December 9th event features performers like Dustin Lynch, Maddie and Tae, Mickey Guyton, Travis Denning, and Tyler Farr. November 23: National Farmers Union VP Patty Edelburg suggests that American farmers will likely fare better under a Biden presidency. She points out that climate, energy, and trade issues could improve in the next administration.November 20: Bison producers have had a rough time during the pandemic, as much of their business is based on the food service and restaurant trade, according to Dave Carter, executive director of the National Bison Association.November 18-19: Protect the Harvest is a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the rights of farmers and ranchers to do business. The group also protects those who wish to hunt and fish and make other use of outdoor resources.November 17: The National Biodiesel Board is predicting that biodiesel and renewable diesel fuel use in the United States will double to 6 billion gallons annually by 2030.