Beth Hauptle

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Beth Hauptle is RAFI-USA's Senior Communications Manager. Beth has been in nonprofit marketing and communications leadership positions for more than 35 years. She helped launch the Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) program and was with the organization for five years prior to its reorganization into A Greener World.
Farmers of Color Grant Recipients

FOCN 2023 Infrastructure Grantees

Announcing the fourth year of RAFI Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure grants. Over the four years of the program $706,000 has been awarded to farmers in the Southeast U.S.
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102 Groups Urge Congress to Choose Farmers over Big Meat in Ag

102 farmer, rancher, consumer, labor, farmworker, and faith organizations, inclucing RAFI, sent a letter urging the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations to remove a policy rider from its FY24 Agriculture Appropriations bill when it is considered during Wednesday’s markup.
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USDA Debt and Discrimination Relief

On October 18, USDA made an announcement regarding the first of several phases of critical debt relief assistance to farmers. This blog summarizes what debt relief has already occurred and what farmers may expect next. 
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