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USDA Wants Your Comments on Racial Justice and Equity

July 1, 2021

USDA Wants Your Comments on Racial Justice and Equity

Release: House Appropriations Committee Advance FY 2022 Agriculture Spending Bill

June 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Zaks National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net  Tel. 347.563.6408 House Appropriations Committee Advance FY 2022 Agriculture Spending Bill NSAC applauds House appropriators for advancing FY 2022 spending that invests in critical priorities Washington, D. C., June 30, 2022 – The House Appropriations Committee advanced their agriculture appropriations funding bill for Fiscal […]

Conservation Buffer and Grasslands Enrollment Opportunities Within CRP

June 30, 2021

NSCA takes a look at the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CCRP) and the CRP Grasslands Program.

USDA to Invest In Alternative Meat and Poultry Supply Chains

June 28, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that they will invest more than $4 billion to strengthen the food system, with one of the four funding priority areas including small processing support. Over the next year, USDA will invest some of the $4 billion for existing processing facilities expansion, as well as new regional […]

President Biden’s First Budget Request and Sustainable Agriculture Priorities

June 23, 2021

A closer look at President Biden’s First Budget Request and Sustainable Agriculture Priorities.

NSAC Report on Climate Solutions for Farmers: Invest in Proven Federal Programs

June 23, 2021

The climate crisis is reaching a crucial tipping point. The past decade was the hottest on record, rife with extreme weather events and unparalleled natural disasters that highlight economic inequity and expose instability in our food and farming systems. Now more than ever, the urgency of this crisis requires bold steps to build resiliency, responsibly manage […]

Release Cross-Post: Organizations Deplore Temporary Restraining Order Stopping Relief for Black, Indigenous and People of Color Farmers and Ranchers

June 14, 2021

Organizations Deplore Temporary Restraining Order Stopping Relief for Black, Indigenous and People of Color Farmers and Ranchers

SARE’s Farmer Driven Research Shines At Virtual Briefing

June 9, 2021

Anyone familiar with USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is already aware of how impactful the program’s farmer-driven research and educational outreach has been over the last 30 years. In fact, SARE has granted $327 million to more than 7,600 projects across the country since its inception. Its groundbreaking work on cover crops […]

New Pandemic Cover Crop Program is a First Step

June 9, 2021

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP), which will offer a $5 per acre premium discount to producers who planted qualifying cover crops during the 2021 crop year and enrolled in eligible federal crop insurance policies. The PCCP is administered by the Risk Management Agency […]

COMMENT: USDA Announces More Than $4 Billion to Strengthen Food System

June 8, 2021

NSAC responds to today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of plans to invest more than $4 billion to strengthen critical supply chains through the Build Back Better initiative.

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