Action Alerts

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Action Alert: Stop the GE “Dark” Act

This week the US House Agriculture Committee passed HR 1599 (aka the “D.A.R.K. Act” or “Denying Americans the Right To Know Act”). If passed, the bill would effectively end the rights of states and local governments to label and regulate GE food products. Take action now!

FSA County Commitee Nominations Close August 1st!

The nomination period for Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began on June 15th and will close on August 1st. The Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, describes county committees as a “vital link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.”

[Action Alert] Save Organics in the 2014 Farm Bill

What’s at stake here? Critical assistance for organic farmers through the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. If we don’t act NOW, this program could be completely defunded — stripping farmers of a vital source of support in helping meet growing demand for organic food and to create local jobs.