By Jim Cornall, originally posted May 27, 2021, at www.dairyreporter.com. Some dairy groups in the US are happy that USTR and USDA advanced the first USMCA dispute panel on dairy while others, including NFFC and many member organizations, are still pressing for the dispute to be dropped.
By Jacqui Fatka, originally posted May 26, 2021, at farmprogress.com. In its report, EPA’s own Office of Inspector General says EPA did not conduct the required internal peer reviews of scientific documents created to support the dicamba decision.
By Jacqui Fatka, originally posted December 23, 2020, at farmprogress.com. NFFC, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for Biological Diversity, and Center for Food Safety say EPA’s re-registration does not go far enough to address pesticide drift concerns.
Posted September 30, 2020, this Civil Eats article praises the progress that the MST – Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra/Landless Workers Movement of Brazil – has made teaching and following the practices of agroecology.
Originally posted November 9, 2020, Civil Eats highlights the problems of marine CAFOs that members of Don’t Cage our Ocean, such as NFFC and Greenpeace, have raised.
Originally posted October 28, 2020, at The Center for Food Safety, ally and counsel in the fight to protect farmers and communities from dicamba drift.
Originally posted on September 24, 2020, at CivilEats.com, the article highlights NFFC and Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) findings featured in a February report refuting false claims about carbon markets.
By Ffion Storer Jones, originally posted at https://sustainablefoodtrust.org/. Claims of what food to eat or not to eat, if you want to be friendlier to the environment are myriad – go vegan, organic is best, dairy is scary, ditch almond milk, eat pasture-fed meat. The producer, and what they’re paid for their work, rarely figures. Focusing ...
By Lindsay Campbell, originally posted June 21, 2020 at https://modernfarmer.com Will a market-based approach work for agriculture? Earlier this month, a group of US senators did what would usually seem unthinkable in today’s political climate, and reached across the aisle to propose a bill that aims to tackle climate change through agriculture. The Growing Climate Solutions Act is ...
June 2020 – NFFC’s reflection on the situation is found here. * June 26, Middletown Times: Dicamba * June 26, Bloomberg News: Legal Focus Now Shifts to Corteva’s Enlist * June 23, Effingham Daily News: EPA Defends Decision to Allow Spraying * June 22, Ohio’s Country Journal: Dicamba Rules Change (Again) * June 19, Aberdeen News: Court Denies Motion ...
Our perspectives and voices of our members in selected national and local media in the last year.