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10 Things I Hate About You (House Majority Farm Bill)

Expert BlogUnited StatesRebecca Riley

NRDC’s analysis lays out the worst of the worst that this Farm Bill has to offer, from undermining historic climate funding to compromising food security and weakening species protections.

Senate Farm Bill Proposal's Key Crop Insurance Provisions

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lara Bryant
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees recently released separate proposals for the five-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, which expires in September of 2024. Federal crop insurance is funded through the Farm Bill, which presents an opportunity to strengthen this…

How Neonics Harm Earthworms

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Dr. Daniel Rath, Daniel Raichel, Lucas Rhoads

Neonics harm earthworm growth and reproduction in exchange for uncertain benefits

Reducing Water Loss Requires Upgrading Aging Ag Water Infrastructure

Expert BlogCaliforniaArohi Sharma
California’s ag sector will continue to struggle with unsustainable water use until it addresses broader inefficiencies across its aging water delivery system. Upgrades to California’s water delivery system, such as lining canals to reduce seepage, pressurizing water delivery pipes, installing…

Reducing Food Waste for the Climate, Nature, and People

Expert BlogUnited StatesAndrea Collins
Reducing food loss and waste offers an opportunity to address many of our world’s existential challenges, including combating the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, improving environmental health protections, and fighting racial injustice.

Cover Crops Are a Smart Investment

Expert BlogUnited StatesClaire O'Connor, Lara Bryant

White House FY25 budget requests funding for cover crops to support clean water, fight climate change, and build resilience on farms.

USDA Grants for Food Waste Reduction 

Expert BlogUnited StatesMadeline Keating
Composting and food waste reduction cooperative grants provide critical federal funding for cities and counties.