NCBA on Google's New Sustainability Feature and Railroad Union Votes N0
**The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association denounced Google’s new sustainability feature as bias against beef, providing inaccurate climate information about cattle production.
NCBA President, Don Schiefelbein (SHEEF-ell-byne) says, Google is using billions of dollars to target cattle producers and ignore the science that shows beef’s sustainability and value to the environment.
He points out livestock play an important role in protecting open spaces and accounts for only a small portion of greenhouse gas emissions.
**Railroad union members reject a tentative labor contract.
The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was the first to say no to a deal brokered in part by the Biden administration.
President Tony Cardwell told Politico workers “resent the fact that management holds no regard for their quality of life, illustrated by their stubborn reluctance to provide a higher quantity of paid time off.
**Combine harvester sales rose in September in both the U.S. and Canada, while tractor sales fell in both countries.
Data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says total U.S. ag equipment unit sales stayed above the five-year average for the second month since April.
Total farm tractor sales fell 12.8 percent compared to last year, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales rose 6.6 percent, slowing gains made in August.