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Organic Farmers Head to DC to Meet Lawmakers

Washington, D.C.--Members of the Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council are heading to Washington to meet with members of Congress on February 5-6. Twenty-two farmers from...

Trump Signs Farm Bill; FDA Speaks on the Legality of CBD

Washington, D.C.—The signing of the Farm Bill by President Trump drew reactions from the industry which were, overall, positive. Yet moments after the bill...

President Trump Signs Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—President Trump has signed the farm bill, which had bipartisan support in Congress, into law. The bill expands crop insurance coverage to new...

CRN Reacts to Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) issued a statement in response to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Steve Mister, president and CEO...

Congress Passes Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—Congress has passed an $867 million farm bill with bipartisan support. The Senate passed the bill with an 87 to 13 vote; the...

Tentative Deal Reached on Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Negotiators in Congress have struck a tentative deal on the Farm Bill. “We’re pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement in...

California Hemp Farming Approved; Farm Bill Stalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming,...

Optimism High on ‘Game-Changing’ Hemp Farming Act

Baltimore, MD —Passage of the “game changing” hemp provisions in the Farm Bill of 2018 is expected to go smoothly, according to a panel...

Fight’s Not Over to Include Multivitamins in Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. -- The Farm Bill passed by the U.S. Senate leaves out multivitamins as an allowable purchase with SNAP benefits. But the fight...
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SNAP Stays In House Version of Farm Bill

Washington, D.C  — The Agriculture and Nutrition Bill passed 213-211, which included the controversial work rules for most adult food-stamp recipients, passed the House but...

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