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RELEASE: NSAC Releases Farmers’ Guide to Conservation Stewardship Program

November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Happmhapp@sustainableagriculture.netNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalition NSAC Releases Farmers’ Guide to Conservation Stewardship Program Publication helps farmers apply for nation’s largest working lands conservation program Thursday, November 19th, 2020 ⁠— As farmers start signing up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) across the country, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) today released its […]

RELEASE: USDA REVERSAL ON PAYMENT LIMITS SELLS OUT FARMERS

November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Eric Deeble, Policy DirectorNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net USDA Reversal on Payment Limits Sells Out Farmers Trump Administration’s Reversal on Commodity Subsidy Payment Limits Will Promote Abuse of the System and Lead to Greater Consolidation Washington, DC, November 18th, 2020 – Today, the Trump Administration announced its intention to reverse a key reform element of the […]

RELEASE: NRCS Releases EQIP Final Rule

October 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Deeble, Policy DirectorNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net NRCS Releases EQIP Final Rule Rule affirms soil health as national priority to address climate change but misses the opportunity to support small-scale sustainable producers Washington, DC, October 23rd, 2020 – Today, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released its final rule for the Environmental Quality […]

RELEASE: CSP RULE FAILS FARMERS AND ENVIRONMENT

October 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Eric Deeble, Policy Specialist National Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net CSP Rule Fails Farmers and Environment Trump Administration’s First Farm Bill Conservation Final Rule Flouts the Law Washington, DC, October 9th, 2020  – The Trump Administration published its first 2018 Farm Bill conservation title program final rule in today’s Federal Register.  The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) […]

RELEASE: The Strengthening Local Processing Act Addresses Critical Livestock and Poultry Supply Chain Issues

September 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kelly Nuckolls, Policy Specialist National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition knuckolls@sustainableagriculture.net RELEASE: The Strengthening Local Processing Act Addresses Critical Livestock and Poultry Supply Chain Issues The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Applauds Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) for introducing a comprehensive bill to support small processing plants. Washington, DC, September 29th, […]

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 […]

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