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[…]
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)…
(sent via electronic mail) August 13, 2018 Kathleen S. O’Neill Chief, Transportation, Energy and Agriculture Section Antitrust Division United States Department of Justice 450 5th St NW, Suite 8000 Washington, DC 20530 Dear Ms. O’Neill: The National Family Farm Coalition is extremely disappointed that the US Department of Justice has approved the Monsanto-Bayer merger and[…]
NAFTA should be replaced with an agreement that encourages and ensures environmental sustainability, economic viability and longevity for the people growing and harvesting our food, as well as their communities, in all three NAFTA countries.
Joint Letter to Governments, UN Bodies and International Financial Institutions re: International Call for a Coordinated Approach to Food Reserves (06.01.10) Joint Letter to Congress In Support of Reserves (4.28.08)
NFFC Urges Pelosi to Support Health Care Reform (11.10.09) – NFFC wrote Nancy Pelosi a letter urging her to vote for passage of H.R. 3962 – America’s Affordable Health Choices Act – as it makes it way to the floor of the House of Representatives this weekend.
USDA Farm Loan Programs (FLP) – Farmers Legal Action Group (FLAG) for NFFC – Senate Agriculture Committee Oversight Hearing
Dairy Crisis – Paul Rozwadowski for NFFC – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry(07.21.09) Dairy Policy Recommendations – Randy Jasper for NFFC – Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing on Economic Challenges and Opportunities Facing American Agriculture Producers Today (04.24.07) Milk Protein Products – NFFC – International Trade Commission General Fact-Finding Investigation on Conditions of[…]
GMO Cross-Contamination – Todd Leake for Dakota Resource Council and the Western Organization of Resource Councils – U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Domestic PolicySubcommittee Hearing – “Is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Accounting for the Costs to Farmers From Contamination Caused by Genetically Engineered (GE) Plants?” (03.13.08)
Farm to School – Emily Jackson of the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (NC) – Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing -Economic Challenges and Opportunities Facing American Agriculture Producers Today(04.24.07)