IATP Statement on Senate Farm Bill

Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed a draft Farm Bill that includes funding increases and policy changes to support sustainable agriculture. The bill supports overall funding increases for conservation programs and supports local and regional food systems.

House Farm Bill Fails – Time for a New Approach to Address Major Issues for Farmers, Rural Communities, and the Environment

Today, the House of Representatives voted against a disastrous Farm Bill that was an affront to farmers, rural communities, our natural resources, and those struggling with hunger. The rejection of this partisan Farm Bill should send a signal to Congress that a dramatic re-set, grounded in fairness and sustainability, is needed in U.S.

FARM TO SCHOOL MONTH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO FARMERS, KIDS, AND COMMUNITIES

Farmers in Minnesota, and across the country, are facing another year of global prices so low they don’t cover the cost of production. Increasingly, Minnesota farmers are turning to local markets and supply chains that offer more stable income, boost the local economy, and provide healthier food to our communities.