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COMMENT: New USDA Coronavirus Aid Offers Partial Improvement for Producers

September 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Deeble, Policy DirectorNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net COMMENT: New USDA Coronavirus Aid Offers Partial Improvement for ProducersUSDA’s CFAP 2 Will Help More Producers but Misses the Mark in Key Areas Washington, DC, September 18, 2020 – Today, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released details of a new version of […]

RELEASE: Farmers and Ranchers Deliver Letter to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

August 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Eric Deeble, Policy DirectorNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net Farmers and Ranchers Deliver Letter to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis A letter signed by 2,130 farmers and ranchers was delivered to Congress to highlight the impacts of the climate crisis on agriculture and the opportunities for farmers to lead on climate […]

RELEASE: The Local and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act Would Deliver Critical Pandemic Aid for Farmers, Ranchers, and Local Food Businesses

August 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Eric DeebleNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalition The Local and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act Would Deliver Critical Pandemic Aid for Farmers, Ranchers, and Local Food Businesses Representative Alma Adams (D-NC-12) Introduces Comprehensive Bill to Provide Direct Aid to Farmers and Local Markets Feeding Families Amidst the Pandemic Washington, DC, August 26, 2020 […]

RELEASE: FY 2021 House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Bill Finally Gives Farmers Hope

July 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Eric DeebleNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalition FY 2021 House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Bill Finally Gives Farmers Hope The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) commends appropriators for comprehensive funding of programs at levels that meet or exceed the priorities of the sustainable agriculture community for FY 2021. Washington, DC, July 9, 2020 –After months […]

RELEASE: Report Provides Legislative Path for Climate Resilient Agriculture

June 30, 2020

Report Provides Legislative Path for Climate Resilient Agriculture National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition applauds the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for underscoring the critical role farmers and ranchers play in climate change mitigation and adaptation. Washington, DC, June 30, 2020 – On June 30, 2020 the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released […]

RELEASE: USDA’s COVID-19 Farmer Relief Will Leave Out Farmers Most Impacted by Crisis

May 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Deeble, Policy Director National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition USDA’s COVID-19 Farmer Relief Will Leave Out Farmers Most Impacted by Crisis Thousands of Farmers and Ranchers Working to Feed their Communities Will Not be Fairly Compensated for Losses Washington, DC, May 20, 2020 – Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced the impending opening […]

COMMENT: Brief NSAC Remarks on USDA’s Initial CARES Act Funding Announcement

April 17, 2020

Washington, DC, April 17, 2020 – This comment was issued on Friday, April 17, 2020 in response to the late evening initial announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on its plans for disbursing direct aid for agricultural producers from the CARES Act. Comments should be attributed to Eric Deeble, Policy Director: “The Secretary’s plan […]

RELEASE: NSAC Joins With More Than 750 Organizations Calling on USDA to Provide Direct Aid to Farmers Who Rely on Local and Regional Markets

April 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric DeebleNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalition NSAC Joins With More Than 750 Organizations Calling on USDA to Provide Direct Aid to Farmers Who Rely on Local and Regional Markets Washington, DC, April 9, 2020 – Today, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and more than 750 farm and food system organizations from all across […]

RELEASE: NSAC Applauds First Step Toward Aid for Farmers in Senate Pandemic Package

March 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric DeebleNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net RELEASE: NSAC Applauds First Step Toward Aid for Farmers in Senate Pandemic Package National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Commends Congress for Important First Step Toward Supporting Farmers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Washington, DC, March 25, 2020 – Today, Senate leadership announced a bipartisan deal on a new […]

RELEASE: NSAC Response to COVID-19 and its Impacts on the Farm and Food System

March 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Deeble National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition 202-547-5754, edeeble@sustainableagriculture.net RELEASE: NSAC Response to COVID-19 and its Impacts on the Farm and Food System National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition calls on Congress to Support the Most Vulnerable Farmers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Washington, DC, March 19, 2020 – The rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic is already […]

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