The farm bill Conference Committee has the opportunity to move forward important changes to Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance, present in both the House and Senate versions of the farm bill.
Tyson Foods purchased Keystone Foods, LLC from Marfrig Global Foods SA, for $2.16 billion. Along with three other companies, Tyson currently controls more than half of the U.S. poultry industry. With this purchase, they’ll have broader global reach, as Keystone Foods is a main supplier of chicken nuggets to McDonald’s Corp.
Greater support for local and regional food systems development is sorely needed to keep pace with growing consumer demand. Ask your legislator to support the Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP) and include it in the final version of the Farm Bill.
[CLOSED] RAFI-USA seeks a Communications Manager to develop and implement project and campaign-specific communication strategies, raise RAFI's overall profile by managing organization-wide communications and social media, and support ongoing fundraising efforts.
The Come to the Table program is pleased to announce the Equity at the Table Fellowship, designed to support and strengthen faith and community leaders who are passionate about equity and food access, and engaged in projects that support these goals. Current Fellows are LaShauna Austria, Rev. Dele, Kim Pevia, and Fatimah Salleh.