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Release: NRCS Announces Improvements to CSP and EQIP

January 11, 2022

Yesterday, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) made a series of changes to its premier conservation programs to better support farmers’ ability to face climate change.

Release: NSAC Applauds Biden-Harris Administration Releases Action Plan for Fairer Meat and Poultry Supply Chain

January 3, 2022

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released its Action Plan for a Fairer, More Competitive, and More Resilient Meat and Poultry Supply Chain. The plan aims to address competition and fairness in the meat and poultry sector by dedicating $1 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to expand independent processing capacity.

COMMENT: NSAC Responds to the FDA’s Proposed Rule Regarding the Agricultural Water Provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act

December 2, 2021

NSAC issued a comment in response to the FDA’s proposed rule published today that would revise the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule to change certain pre-harvest agricultural water requirements for covered produce other than sprouts

COMMENT: NSAC Responds as House of Representatives Advances Historic Budget Reconciliation Package

November 19, 2021

NSAC Responds as House of Representatives Advances Historic Budget Reconciliation Package

Comment: NSAC Responds to the Retirement Announcement of Senator Leahy 

November 15, 2021

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) congratulates Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) on his upcoming retirement and thanks the Senator for his many years of service and commitment to advancing sustainable agriculture and local food systems.

COMMENT: NSAC Responds to USDA’s Pandemic Support for Certified Organic and Transitioning Operations

November 4, 2021

NSAC Responds to USDA’s Pandemic Support for Certified Organic and Transitioning Operations

RELEASE: NSAC Urges Congress to Pass Historic Budget Reconciliation Package

October 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Zaks National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net  Tel. 347.563.6408 Release: NSAC Urges Congress to Pass Historic Budget Reconciliation Package  Funding Prioritizes Climate Solutions for Agriculture Washington, DC, October 28, 2021 – Today, Congress shared language from the proposed budget reconciliation bill, Providing for reconciliation pursuant to S. Con. Res. 14, the […]

COMMENT: NSAC Responds to House Agriculture Committee FY22 Budget Reconciliation Markup

September 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Zaks National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net  Tel. 347.563.6408 Comment: NSAC Responds to House Agriculture Committee FY22 Budget Reconciliation Markup Washington, DC, September 13, 2021 – In response to the markup and approval of the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package today, the National Sustainable Agriculture […]

RELEASE: Letter Urges Congressional Leaders to Prioritize Climate Solutions for Agriculture in Budget Reconciliation

August 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Zaks National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net  Tel. 347.563.6408 Release: Letter Urges Congressional Leaders to Prioritize Climate Solutions for Agriculture in Budget Reconciliation Washington, D. C., August 25, 2021 – Today the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) along with 62 leading farming, environmental, and rural development organizations, sent a letter to […]

Comment: National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) responds to Senate Agriculture Appropriations Approval of FY 2022 Bill

August 4, 2021

For Immediate Release Contact: Laura ZaksNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) press@sustainableagriculture.net / Tel: 347.563.6408 Washington, D.C., August 4, 2021 – In response to the markup of the “Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022” by the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) issued the following […]

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