Farmers Speak Out for Sustainable Agriculture at USDA and on the Hill – NSAC

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Farmers in the United States have many stories to tell about how federal programs have made an impact on their farms and in their regions.

On Tuesday, June 25, farmers and ranchers from Iowa, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota and New Mexico took time away from their farms and ranches to discuss research, conservation, rural development, marketing and beginning farmer priorities with high-level USDA officials and with their members of Congress in Washington, DC.  Throughout the day they shared their success stories and highlighted sustainable agriculture priorities for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 appropriations process and for the FY 2015 USDA budget request.

Read the Full Article: Farmers Speak Out for Sustainable Agriculture at USDA and on the Hill – NSAC.

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