Farm Bill

Dangerous Pesticide Preemption Rider Scrapped From 2018 Farm Bill

A step in the right direction, people action can make a difference……”In September, more than 60 local officials, in 39 communities from 15 different states across the country sent a letter to the Farm Bill conference committee urging the rejection of the pesticide preemption rider. More than 100 communities have passed policies to restrict pesticides to protect […]

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Zombie farm bill is back…..

Republicans plot a farm-bill giveaway to billionaires and a blow to hungry families Laura Clawson Daily Kos Staff Monday June 04, 2018 · 11:29 AM PDT Every now and then, a headline gets it exactly right. Like this one from CNN: “House farm bill seeks to restrict food stamp benefits while allowing subsidies for billionaires.” It’s not over-the-top hyped

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Fight for Farm Bill not over

Support family farmers and veteran farmers, NOT large conglomerates. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: Last week, we got one of the best anniversary gifts we could ask for – family farmers and grassroots advocates heard our call to action and defeated the toxic House Farm Bill! In the entire history of the farm bill, last week marked only

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House Farm Bill Defeated

Thanks to everyone for taking action to stop this egregious bill. It takes a village! “As it stood, H.R. 2 would have gone down in history as the most anti-family farm and anti-environment farm bill of all time. The bill sought to unravel critical conservation, local food, business development, and organic agriculture programs with long track

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5 Ways House Farm Bill Would Roll Back Protections from Pesticides

Time to call your representative’s and urge them to  vote no on this nasty bill that will impact your health and your families health. Methyl bromide is out lawed in California, chlorpyrifos was slated to be banned (like most of the world) until the current regime came to power, allows pesticides to be sprayed into

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