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SCFBA applauds House Farm Bill advancement

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) has released the following statement following the U.S. House Agriculture Committee’s passage of the 2024 Farm Bill:  “We thank Chairman Thompson ... more »

Georgia group comments on H-2A rules, farm bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is weighing in on the Department of Labor’s H-2A rules and the 2024 farm bill legislation. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules fur... more »

UGA study shows healthy school lunches aid children’s health

School lunches have come a long way from square pizza and fish sticks, and students across the board are benefiting from improved nutritional standards in the cafeteria. A new study from the Univer... more »
California water Calif. Farm Bureau

Farmland for solar sites a concern in land-use bill

Roughly half of California’s 30 million acres of farmland is protected from development by the California Land Conservation Act of 1965. Proposed state legislation to modify California’s longst... more »

Industry leaders applaud bipartisan ag labor working group’s final report

Industry leaders and associations applauded the House Committee on Agriculture’s bipartisan agriculture labor working group’s final report. The final report is the product of a months-long effort ... more »

Florida legislators file joint resolution to create tax exemptions on farm machinery, equipment on ag property

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson, Senator Jay Collins, and Representative Danny Alvarez announced the filing of a joint resolution, HJR 1251 and SJR 1560, to amend the Florida Cons... more »

Bipartisan legislation aims to boost nut exports

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Chair Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation, the Specialty Crops Reporting on Opportunities and Promotion Act (Specialty CRO... more »

House bill would protect organic industry’s future

Despite the chaos of the U.S. House of Representatives, a bipartisan effort is underway to ensure organic standards continuously evolve and improve. H.R. 5973, the Continuous Improvement and Accoun... more »

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance endorses legislation

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance, a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations representing growers of fruits, vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, nursery plants and other p... more »
Rural Voices USA

Congressional ag funding delays criticized by Rural Voices

Rural Voices USA, an organization that promotes the interests of rural Americans, is expressing opposition to Republican efforts delaying passage of the U.S. Department of Agriculture FY24 funding bil... more »

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