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  • Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through Agroecology

    November 14, 2020

    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.

  • Fighting over Farming the Oceans

    November 14, 2020

    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.

  • EPA Re-approves Dicamba Pesticides Banned by Federal Courts

    November 14, 2020

    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.

  • Are Carbon Markets for Farmers Worth the Hype?

    September 28, 2020

    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.

  • A Fairer Deal for Farmers

    July 15, 2020

    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 ...

  • Critics Say Bipartisan Carbon Market Bill Won’t Dent Climate Change

    June 23, 2020

    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 ...

  • Postings after June 3, 2020, Ruling on Dicamba

    June 11, 2020

    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 ...

  • After 30 Years, the Small Business Administration Recognizes Farmers

    May 12, 2020

    By Lynne Curry, originally posted May 11, 2020, at https://thecounter.org/. Small-scale farmers are cautiously hopeful about this new funding source. They also worry it’s too little, too late.

  • SBA Allows Farmers to Apply for Economic Disaster Loans

    May 11, 2020

    By Lynne Curry, originally published May 11, 2020, at https://thecounter.org. Small-scale farmers are cautiously hopeful about this new funding source. They also worry it’s too little, too late. Last week the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) opened an online portal exclusively for “agricultural enterprises” (read: farmers) to apply for a Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). For decades ...

  • Farm Groups urge USDA to Spend Coronavirus Money, Support Dairy Farmers

    April 16, 2020

    This article by Rick Barrett originally appeared on April 14, 2020, in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  

Our perspectives and voices of our members in selected national and local media in the last year.