Japan and U.S. Food and Farm Organizations Urge Halt to Trade Talks

May 24, 2019 As Japan and the United States embark on negotiations over agricultural markets, potentially paving the way for a free-trade agreement, we urge the complete halt of these negotiations that undermine the livelihoods of family farmers and the sovereignty of rural communities in our two countries. We reject any agreement that serves only Read more about Japan and U.S. Food and Farm Organizations Urge Halt to Trade Talks[…]

Farmers For a Green New Deal: An Online Forum

On April 24, 2019, Pesticide Action Network and National Family Farm Coalition co-hosted a webinar featuring family farmers Dr. Gail Myers (California), Patti Naylor (Iowa), and Carl Wassilie (Alaska). The focus of their conversation was the Green New Deal, a nonbinding resolution introduced in the US House of Representatives early February with very little content on Read more about Farmers For a Green New Deal: An Online Forum[…]

NFFC Urges South Africa to Reject Dow 2,4-D Applications

March 8, 2019   The Registrar:  Genetically Modified Organisms Act Private Bag X973 Pretoria 0001 Email:  GMOAppComments@daff.gov.za   The National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) submits the following comments to respectfully urge the government of South Africa to reject Dow AgroSciences’s applications for commercial release of three maize seed varieties genetically engineered to resist the pesticide Read more about NFFC Urges South Africa to Reject Dow 2,4-D Applications[…]

NFFC Comments on Farm Bill Implementation, 2/26/19

These comments were submitted pursuant to a USDA public listening session on implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill. The session focused on changes in programs of the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Risk Management Agency (RMA).

On behalf of NFFC’s 26 member organizations in 42 states, we urge USDA to consider the following provisions in the implementation of H.R. 2 (115)…

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