Agriculture

IATP has been advocating for fair and sustainable agriculture programs for more than 30 years. Our Farm Bill Portal documents the key issues in past Farm Bills, up to current controversies and priorities. our research, analysis and advocacy focuses on reforming Farm Bill programs, incentives for sustainable agriculture, excessive corporate concentration and market power, strong regulations of agricultural biotechnology and nanotechnology, food safety protections and financial markets. We are firmly committed to addressing agriculture's contribution to climate change while advocating for solutions that reduce emissions, increase resilience and support family farmers. 

Testimony supporting LD 1911 to close sludge-spreading loopholes

To read the full testimony of Sharon Treat for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy supporting LD 1911, "An Act To Prohibit the Contamination of Clean Soils with So-called Forever Chemicals" sponsored by Representative William Pluecker before the Maine Legislature’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee on January 24, 2022,

Letter to the European Commission on the Global Methane Pledge

Download a PDF of the letter.  Dear President von der Leyen, Dear Executive Vice-President Timmermans, Dear Commissioner Wojciechowski, Dear Commissioner Sinkevičius,