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Action Alert!  Canola is Back…

Action Alert! Canola is Back…

Remember how we won big for Oregon’s vegetable seed growers and fresh vegetable producers by keeping canola production out of the Willamette Valley in 2013? Well, canola’s back…
Send an email TODAY to stop HB 3382!
House Bill 3382 will be voted on voted on TOMORROW morning as early as 10:30 AM by the Oregon House of [...]

 
Tell Congress to Reward Farmers for Conservation Practices

Tell Congress to Reward Farmers for Conservation Practices

Here’s the deal:  one of the biggest – and best! – federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble.  It’s called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it’s widely popular with farmers, and it’s growing!  It currently covers over 60 million acres of land in the US (more acres than [...]

 

Tell FDA to Support Family Farmers! Comment on FSMA by December 15th

Comments are due Monday, December 15th
See this draft comment for Eaters, and these two draft comments for Farmers: one about the Produce and one about the Preventive Controls Rules.  Also see OSU Small Farms Program’s comments here>>
Overview
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, for the second time, proposed new rules that will have a huge [...]

 
Trade Deals put Oregon Family Farms at Risk – Contact Senator Wyden!

Trade Deals put Oregon Family Farms at Risk – Contact Senator Wyden!

“Free Trade” Agreements Would Gut Public Safeguards and Harm Small Farmers

International Trade: It’s a topic that most of don’t think about and seemingly only a handful of powerful interests have influence over.
Yet it affects the availability and cost of everything we buy, the safety of our food, the viability of small family farms, and [...]

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