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Protect Organic Agriculture in the Farm Bill!

More than 140 organizations sent a letter to Chairman Pat Roberts, ranking member Debbie Stabenow and the Senate Agriculture Committee in support of organic agriculture. The groups call on the lawmakers to oppose changes in the farm bill that would undermine the National Organic Standards Board.

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Proposed Farm Bill Weakens Organic Standards - Your Help is Needed!

The current Senate version of the Farm Bill weakens organic standards by undermining the authority of the National Organic Standards Board. Please contact your Senate Ag Committee Members to make your voices heard.

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Organic Certification Cost-Share at Risk

The organic certification cost-share program helps organic farms stay in business and is especially important for small and mid-size farms. Call your Senators and Your Representative TODAY to urge support for organic certification cost-share!

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USDA Declares Intention to Withdraw Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Final Rule

USDA published notice in the Federal Register this week that it intends to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule. The notice opens a public comment period that is open through Jan. 17, 2018.

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Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices: Second Proposed Rule and Notice of Delay in Effective Date

Two Notices about the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule appear in the Federal Register today. Public comments open until June 9. The effective date for the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule is delayed until November 14, 2017.

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Contact Your Members of Congress about Organic Animal Welfare Standards

On January 18, 2017, the USDA finalized long-awaited animal welfare standards​ for animals raised under the organic label. But now the House and Senate Appropriations Committees may block the new rule. Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees need to hear from us.

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