Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, May 25, 2023




Specialty crop growers increasing automation adoption

Specialty crop growers anticipate labor costs, which already represent more than 50% of their production costs, to grow 10-30% over the next three to five years. They’re increasingly turning to automation as a solution, according to a new specialty crop automation report released by the Western Growers.

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California triggers national concern over LCFS credits for digesters

The California Legislature is considering changes to the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard that would cap the credits and cut guarantees for methane digesters. Despite a fierce backlash from industry groups, the environmental justice argument is gaining traction among California regulators and Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration.
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