farm policy Tag

Farmers’ Legal Action Group released a new publication, Farmers' Guide to Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), that highlights the aspects of this legislation that will impact farmers. This guide looks first at what the IRA calls "relief for borrowers." Second, it looks at what the IRA calls "Discrimination Financial Assistance." Third, it looks at changes the IRA makes to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The guide is available free online and will be updated in the future....

The House Agriculture Committee is accepting input from producers, stakeholders, and consumers on how various farm bill programs are working for them, as part of the oversight and review process of the 2018 Farm Bill and further preparation for the 2023 Farm Bill. Input regarding specific programs may be provided online....

Regenerative Agriculture: Farm Policy for the 21st Century is a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council that highlights how regenerative agriculture provides multiple environmental co-benefits while making land more resilient to climate change. The report uses interviews from more than 100 farmers and ranchers to inform policy recommendations on how lawmakers can transition the nation's agricultural system. Among the report's conclusions are that regenerative agriculture is part of the climate solution and can make our food system more resilient. Additionally, policies that created today's dominant industrial agriculture model must be reformed and resources must meet the needs...