Policy Resources

Policy Resources and Links

Overview

FarmPolicy.com: This daily update on farm policy news also features a summary of proposed farm bill ideas.

Conservation: Clean Air & Water

Many organizations are working to address the future of conservation policies and programs in the farm bill. Among them are:

Protecting Our Working Lands

Farmland Information Center: A partnership between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and American Farmland Trust, the FIC is a clearinghouse for information about farmland protection and stewardship.

USDA Easement Programs: Information on the five easement programs from the USDA Nautral Resources Conservation Service:

Rural Communities

Healthy Farms, Healthy People Coalition: HFHP seeks to create a healthier, more equitable food system through support of food and farm policy reform.

 

Agenda 2013 Priorities

Policy Resource Library

Complete Agenda 2013 Priorities

Voices for Change

We need to basically bring ourselves together, converge our thoughts, our minds, our resources, in terms of where we want to be with agriculture in this country utilizing the tools that a federal government might bring together — to start really very seriously preparing ourselves for an exciting process that is ultimately a plan for the agricultural future of this country. — AG Kawamura, former California Secretary of Agriculture and co-chair of Solutions From the Land

In the News

Act Now! Tell Congres: Pass the Farm Bill

American Farmland Trust Supports Thompson-Fortenberry Conservation Compliance Bill

Act Now! Tell the Senate to Keep Conservation Compliance in the Farm Bill

Agriculture in a Changing Climate: 25x’25 Alliance Report Offers Climate Change Adaptation Recommendations

 

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    We need to basically bring ourselves together, converge our thoughts, our minds, our resources, in terms of where we want to be with agriculture in this country utilizing the tools that a federal government might bring together — to start really very seriously preparing ourselves for an exciting process that is ultimately a plan for the agricultural future of this country. — AG Kawamura, former California Secretary of Agriculture and co-chair of Solutions From the Land