Reserves

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Learn |

The goal of food and farm policy should be a sustainable and adequate supply of wholesome food at affordable prices. NFFC’s food and farm policy proposal, called the Food from Family Farms Act (FFFA), is the foundation for a new sustainable family farm system. What’s wrong with the current Farm Bill? Before America’s agricultural policy was dismantled in the name of the “free market”, price floors ensured that farmers...

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Subsidies

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The goal of food and farm policy should be a sustainable and adequate supply of wholesome food at affordable prices. NFFC’s food and farm policy proposal, called the Food from Family Farms Act (FFFA), is the foundation for a new sustainable family farm system. What’s wrong with the current Farm Bill? Before America’s agricultural policy was dismantled in the name of the “free market”, price floors ensured that farmers...

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Farm Bill

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Learn |

The goal of food and farm policy should be a sustainable and adequate supply of wholesome food at affordable prices. NFFC’s food and farm policy proposal, called the Food from Family Farms Act (FFFA), is the foundation for a new sustainable family farm system. What’s wrong with the current Farm Bill? Before America’s agricultural policy was dismantled in the name of the “free market”, price floors ensured that farmers...

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Food Crisis

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Learn |

Food Crisis News U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis Criticizes Agribusiness-Backed Global Harvest Initative’s Failed Ideas to Feed the World (09.22.09) –The U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis criticized the new Global Harvest Initiative, backed by Monsanto, Archer Daniels Midland, John Deere and DuPont, for continuing to advocate a failed approach to feeding the world and addressing global hunger. Family Farmers Plead for No New...

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Factory Farming

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Learn |

Factory Farming Resources Environmental and Health Problems in Livestock Production: Pollution in the Food System Corporate Power in Livestock Production: How it’s Hurting Farmers, Consumers, and Communities – And What We Can Do About It Industrial Livestock Companies – Gains from Low Feed Prices, 1997-2005 Industrialized Farming and Its Relationship to Community Well-Being (U of ND, 09/06) Below-Cost Feed Crops-An Indirect...

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